Emmett High School
Conference: 3A Snake River Valley Conference
Head Coach: Mike Schroeder
Years as Head Coach: 3
Previous Experience: 24 YEARS COACHING. 16 AS A HEAD COACH
Record Last Year: 6-3
State Titles: None
TERRY MOORE OC, ZANE HINES DC, BRIAN GREER RB’S LB’S
MIKE SMITH WR’S OLB’S, CHRIS ROEPER
Who do you have coming back this year?
Mason Farnsworth, Haden Clayton, Allen Sanchez, Ryan Weaver, Lane Sandal, Yancy Hyde, Ben Moulton
Any Returning Players with Honors?
Luke Hyde All Sate, Daniel Heck All Conference
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Wyatt Smith: Broken Neck in Summer, Alex Garcia, Zach Hall
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
(Collin McGinley FB/LB, 10) (Jake Lockett FB/LB, 10) (Saige Wilkerson, QB, 11)
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Solid running game with multiple backs/several returners under 3rd year staff.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Passing game needs to improve, and should, with accurate passer in Saige Wiilkerson
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Rush defense is solid with Daniel Heck and a host of physical linebackers.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Pass defense should improve, but has been average in past.
Does your team have a motto/theme for the upcoming season?
Commitment! “Championships are made when the stadium is empty”
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
Fruitland…because it’s Fruitland!
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Players continuing to buy in and be accountable with each other! Continuing to be more prepared.
If you could change one rule in high school football, what would it be?
Spearing/leading with the head/personal foul/unnecessary roughness! To many variables, promotes ambiguity in making correct call.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school football?
I like the pain!
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
It’s the most challenging but rewarding place to work and coach!