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Head Coach Murphy
 
Name:Michael Murphy
Title:HeadCoach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
16
College(s):East Stroudsburg University - M.Ed '96, B.A. '93
Specialties:Director of the Football Program
Offensive Coordinator
Awards:2008 Main Line Times Coach of the Year
2009 Philadelphia Daily News Coach of the Year
Summary:

The Haverford School   2005 - Present
Associate Athletic Director
Director of the Football Program / Head Varsity Football Coach

In 2005 Coach Murphy was named the 14th Head Coach in the history of The Haverford School Football. A graduate of East Stroudsburg University (BA '93  M.Ed '96) and Quakertown High School '89, the 2014 season will be his tenth as the head coach of the Fords. Coach Murphy is married and has 2 children.

Since taking over the Haverford program, Murphy has compiled a 47-49-0 overall record and a 25-19-0 Inter-Ac record. His 25league wins in 9 seasons are more than the total league wins from the 25 seasons prior to his arrival. The 2009 season was one of the best in school history, with the Fords compiling 8 wins and finishing tied for the Inter-Ac Championship, their first since 1971. 2010 saw one of the most remarkable turnarounds in school and league history. After starting 0-6 against a tough non-league schedule, the Fords finished the season 5-0, winning all of their league games and capturing Haverford's first outright Inter-Ac title in 39 years. In 2012 he again led the Fords to the championship game undefeated in the I-Ac, coming up just short of the crown in the final game. 2013 saw another share of the I-Ac Title for the Fords, their third in his tenure.
He has produced 41 All Inter-Ac selections and 6 AA All State selections. Under his leadership the program has grown from 37 players in grades 9-12, to close to 75 players that will compete in 2014. In 2012 Haverford was one of the top schools in the area in producing DI recruits (5 total). During the 2014 season, 11 of his former players will compete at the collegiate level. 


Prior to joining The Haverford School in 2005, Murphy taught and coached at The Episcopal Academy for 8 years. He was a member of the Varsity Football coaching staff for 5 years as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks coach. At EA he helped lead EA to a share of the Inter-Ac title in 2004, their first in 21 years, and QB Brian FitzPatrick was named City Player of the Year.

Coach Allman
 
Name:Robert Allman
Title:Quarterback Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
24
College(s): 
Specialties: 
Awards: 
Summary:
Coach Allman has over 30 yrs of coaching experience from High School to the college ranks.  As a player, he played quarterback at Episcopal Academy and Muhlenberg College.  He coached varsity football at the following schools: The Bullis School, Marple Newtown and presently The Haverford School.  Allman’s first stopping point for college football was University of Pennsylvania as a Grad Assistant.  Following University of Pennsylvania, Allman served as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach at The University of Chicago. Following University of Chicago, Allman, served as the Wide Receiver Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Muhlenberg College.  His last college stopping point for college football was at Widener University, in which he coached the wide receivers.  Coach Allman teaches presently Fifth Grade Social Studies at The Haverford School and resides in Havertown with his wife Michele and daughter Sydney.
Coach Creed
 
Name:James Creed
Title:Linebackers Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
5
College(s):Trinity College, CT ~ B.A. Political Science
Awards:First Team All NESCAC, First Team All ECAC, First Team All New England, New England All Star.
Summary:
Coach Creed enters his sixth year as a coach for the Fords in 2014.  He will return to the Defensive Line after a successful four years as the Inside Linebackers coach. 

Creed graduated from Episcopal Academy in 2000.  He served as co-captain during his senior year. 

Creed went on to attended Trinity College where he played both Football and Lacrosse.  He was a four year starter at defensive end for the Bantams, and served as co-captain of the lacrosse team in his senior season.  He helped lead the Bantam football team to an undefeated season in 2003 and a #1 defensive ranking nationally.  In his senior season Creed broke the 22 year old College Career Sack Record finishing with 24 for his career.  Creed graduated from Trinity in 2004.

Coach Creed has worked in Commercial Real Estate for the past nine years and currently resides in Valley Forge (PA) with his wife.

Coach Hill
 
Name:James Hill
Title:Wide Receivers and Tight Ends Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
5
College(s):Saint Joseph's University
Drexel University
Awards: 
Summary:
Coach James Hill enters his fifth season at the Haverford School as coach of the wide receivers and tight ends. Coach Hill grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he played football and lacrosse at Saint Xavier High School.

Coach Hill then moved to Philadelphia to attend Saint Joseph’s University, where he received a degree in Business Management in 2011. Coach Hill will graduate from Drexel University in December with a JD and MBA.
Coach Martin
 
Name:Brian Martin
Title:DefensiveCoordinator
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
8
College(s):Wesley College
Summary:
Brian Martin grew up in Ridley Park, PA where he started playing football at the age of eight. A graduate of St. James High School, he played football, indoor track, and baseball. Martin continued his education and football career at Wesley College in Delaware. After graduating from Wesley,  he taught Special Education in Maryland for three years. Martin returned to Ridley Park where he taught at Ridley HS for 3 years and coached the Freshman football team. Martin joined the faculty of The Haverford School in 2003, teaching Physical Education and Health in the Middle School. At The Haverford School he has been the varsity defensive coordinator for five years. Under his leadership, the defense has become one of the top units in the Inter-Ac League. In the 2010 championship 5-0 run, the defense was the backbone of the team. His defenses have been known for their ability to take away the football and put points on the board for the Fords. He has coached both football and lacrosse during his time at HS. He was previously the head coach of the middle school football team. Other coaching experience includes, upper school JV lacrosse for five years and upper school winter fitness for two years. Martin has a wife Diane and two children.
Coach Nolan
 
Name:Mike Nolan
Title:Offensive Line Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
4
College(s): B.A. at Muhlenberg College
Currently getting M.B.A. at Villanova University
Specialties: 
Summary:
Coach Nolan enters his first season as Offensive Line Coach in 2012.  Coach Nolan previously spent the past two seasons at Monsignor Bonner High School where he coached 3 offensive linemen to All-Catholic honors.  He spent the year before that as Tight Ends Coach and Assistant Offensive Line Coach while an intern at Muhlenberg College.

Nolan was a 2005 graduate of Monsignor Bonner and played Defensive Tackle, earning All-City, All-Catholic, and All-Delco honors.  Nolan moved on to Muhlenberg College where he was a four year starter and played for the first undefeated team in school history.  Nolan was a true throwback as he played both sides of the ball.  He played Nose Guard in the #1 ranked defense in the country and played Center, where he earned All-American, All-Conference, and All-Region honors.  Nolan was voted a captain in his senior season and won the prestigious "Dig-In" award.

Coach Nolan currently works as a Contract Negotiator for the U.S. Navy and is earning his M.B.A. at Villanova University.
 
Name:Jeff Potter
Title:Linebackers Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
17
College(s):Penn State University - B.S. Exercise and Sports Science
Widener University - M. Ed Education
Specialties: 
Awards: 
Summary:
In 2013 Coach Potter joined the Haverord School Faculty and Football Program. He teaches Health and Physical Education at the Middle School and also coaches wrestling and lacrosse. Prior to this he spent 16 years in the Upper Darby School District as a teacher and coach.

Coach Potter graduated from Ridley High School where he played football, wrestling and lacrosse. He went on to get a degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Penn State University. Coach Potter continued his education at Widener University where he received his Masters Degree in Education.

Coach Potter has 47 seasons of coaching under his belt. He has coached 17 seasons of football, 16 seasons of wrestling and 14 seasons of lacrosse. He has also competed in many triathlons, including the Ford Iron Man Challenge in St. George Utah. Coach Potter is currently living in Havertown with his wife LeeAnn, daughters Annie and Emily and son James.
Coach Richardson
 
Name:Donald Richardson
Title:Special Teams Coordinator / Defensive Backs Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
11
College(s):Bloomsburg University, B.S. Business Management
Specialties:Varsity Special Teams / Head JV Coach
Summary:
Coach Richardson is the Special Teams Coordinator and Defensive backs coach in his eighth season at HS.

Coach Richardson hails from the Philadelphia area where he was an All Public, All City inside linebacker for the Mastbaum A.V.T.S. After graduating from Mastbaum in 1994, Richardson went on to play defensive back for DII powerhouse Bloomsburg University. After graduating with a degree in Business Management in 1999, he returned to the Philadelphia Public Leauge where he coached linebackers and served as the defensive coordinator at his alma mater for four years. In 2005, Richardson joined the staff at The Haverford School as the defensive backs coach. Coach Richardson has a seven year old daughter, Dallas.
Coach Rosko
 
Name:Matt Rosko
Title:Strength/Conditioning Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
11
College(s):Eastern University
B.S. BioKinetics
M.Ed Education

Specialties:Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
USAW Club Coach
AFPA Sports Nutrition Certification
CPR/AED Certified
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Summary:

 

Coach Rosko is entering his 7th year as the Strength and Conditioning coach of the Fords. In addition to working with the Fords’ football team, he serves as the strength and conditioning coach for all sports at Haverford School. Rosko attended Eastern University, where he earned his B.S. in Biokinetics in 2003 and played four years of collegiate basketball. He also earned his M.Ed from Eastern in 2012, while serving as the strength and conditioning for Eastern's Men's Basketball. Rosko has previously served as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Villanova University, where he assisted with football and worked directly with Track/Field, Volleyball, Tennis and Crew. Previous to Villanova he served as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Iona College. Before his time working at Iona College, Rosko was also an assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Saint Joseph’s University (PA) for Men’s and Women’s Basketball. In his 1st year with SJU Men’s team, the team went 27-0 and to the Elite 8 of NCAA tournament, with a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. He was responsible for assisting Saint Joe's year around workouts for men's and women's basketball. Rosko helped plan, design, and implement all plyometric, agility, and sport specific training.  Rosko has trained alongside Jim Schmitz, former USA Olympic Team weightlifting coach for the, 1980, 1988, and 1992 Olympics. He specialized in teaching Olympic weight lifting movements and program design to performance athletes of multiple sports, including football. Coach Rosko was born and raised in Aldan, PA and currently resides in Havertown with his wife Nicole.

 


 

 

 

 
Name:Max Silver
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
College(s): 
Specialties: 
Awards: 
Coach Sutter
 
Name:Matthew Sutter
Title:Wide Receivers Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
5
College(s): 
Specialties: 
Awards: 
Summary:
Matt Sutter enters his first year as a coach with The Haverford School. He will be working with the Freshman team and the Wide Receiver corp on the varsity sqaud.
 
Matt's passion for football began at a young age playing for St. Charles in the Philadelphia Acrhdiocese CYO league. He graduated from The Episcopal Academy in 2002 where he was a three sport varsity athlete while playing football, baseball and ice hockey. During his senior year he received All-Inter Ac, All City and All Main Line recognition in football and also was a Co-Captain for the baseball team. After EA Matt went on to study political science and play football at LaSalle University. His football career was cut short after suffering an injury. He went back to his alma mater to assist coaching football for one year and then moved onto coach at St. Anastatia's School in Newtown Square for the past four seasons. 

His family now resides in Newtown Square ,Pa and he is the oldest of five children. Matt has worked in the sales industry for the past six years.

 
Coach Windell
 
Name:Nick Windell
Title:Tight Ends Coach
Team:Varsity
Email:Not available without sign-in.
Years
Coaching:
5
College(s):West Chester University - BS.Ed
Specialties:Tight Ends / Logistics
Awards: 
Summary:
Coach Windell was born and raised in a small town in Northeast Ohio. Now a resident of Southeast Pennsylvania, coach Windell is entering his fourth year as a member of the Ford's coaching staff. Before coaching at the Haverford School, coach Windell spent two years as a student coach and volunteer for the West Chester University football program. In addition to his coaching duties, coach Windell holds a B.A.Ed. from West Chester University and is a certified elementary and middle school teacher.

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