*Photography by Marlissa Murrell*

 Head Coach Nic Black.

Nic Black enters his third season at Beavercreek after spending the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator and strength coach at Springboro High School.  Black is also a guidance counselor at Beavercreek High School.  While at Springboro, Coach Black consistently coached defenses that led the GWOC South Conference in most defensive statistical categories.  In addition to coaching at Springboro, Coach Black spent two years as the head coach at Graham High School where he won a league championship in his first season.  Coach Black has also held positions as an assistant coach at the University of Dayton, Miliken University, and Springfield Shawnee High School.  Coach Black was a standout defensive end at Piqua High School and played outside linebacker at Wittenberg University.  Coach Black and his wife Cassie have one son, Vincent, and a daughter Elise.

Assistant Coach John Barr.

John Barr enters his sixth year coaching football, after 22 years coaching football at Fairborn High School.   A 1986 graduate of Beavercreek High School and a 1990 graduate of Sippery Rock University, he serves as the Quarterback coach.  John has two children, Amber (23 years old) and Kevin (20 years old) with his wonderful wife, Linda, with whom he has been married for 25 years.

Assistant Coach Rob Andrews.

Rob Andrews is entering his 5th season coaching Varsity football at Beavercreek.  Prior to Beavercreek, Coach Andrews was a football coach at Graham Local Schools for 4 consecutive seasons.  During this time, he was also a Teacher, Track Coach, Dean of Students and Athletic Director.  Before Graham Local, Coach Andrews worked in the Upper Arlington City School District where he also coached football.  Rob is a graduate of Miami Trace High School in Washington Court House, Ohio and The Ohio State University Antioch McGregor (Midwest).  He currently resides in Piqua, Ohio with his wife Melissa and three sons; Tate, Rhett and Lee.

Assistant Coach Andy Johnson.

Andy Johnson enters his  11th year coaching football, and his sixth year as the Offensive Coordinator.  Andy graduated from Worthington Kilbourne High School where he was an all-league player on two state playoff teams.  He has earned his Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio University and currently teaches math at Beavercreek High School.   Andy and his wife, Alyssa, live in Beavercreek with their two daughters Riley (age 3) and Sophie (age 1).

Assistant Coach Brad Woods.

Brad Woods is entering his 9th year as a varsity offensive line coach for Beavercreek High School,   This will be his 12th year coaching overall.  He played football for 4 years at Beavercreek High School, graduating in 2008.  Brad earned a dual associates degree in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency from Sinclair Community College in 2011.  He then went on to graduate from Wright State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.  He is currently a licensed social worker, working in child welfare.  As a player, Brad contributed to the first winning season for Beavercreek Football in over a decade, in 2007, winning the most improved offensive linemen award.  Coach Woods has been fortunate to coach several linemen that garnered both 1st and 2nd team GWOC recognition, as well as advancing to play football at the collegiate level.  Brad enjoys spending time with his wife, Kayla and their two sons.

Assistant Coach Micah Wilson.

Micah Wilson enters his sixth year as a football coach at Beavercreek High School, coaching the Varsity outside linebackers , and his fifth year as the head coach of the freshman team.  Coach Wilson played both baseball and football at Beavercreek High School throughout his high school career, graduating in 2005.  He studied Integrated Social Studies Education (Adult Youth Adolescent grades 7-12) while playing collegiate level baseball where he was a three year starter at Cedarville University, graduating in 2009.  Micah was named the most valuable defensive player in 2008 and was named team captain his senior year.  He continued his education by earning a Master of Education degree from Wright State University in 2012 and proudly serves as a social studies teacher at Beavercreek High School.  Coach Micah is enjoying coaching football, and has had the pleasure of coaching several young men that have gone on to play college athletics in both football and baseball.  When he is not busy with football, he enjoy spending time with his wife, Amanda, their three daughters, Emma (3) and Ava (1) and newborn Cora Lee.

Assistant Coach Bosie Miliner

Bosie Miliner is entering his ninth year coaching football at Beavercreek High School, coaching Wide Receivers, and his thirty seventh year coaching football overall.  He coached Defensive Backs and Wide Receivers at the University of Dayton for 8 years, served as the Meadowdale High School Head coach for over 20 years and coached Defensive Backs at Patterson Co-op for 4 years.  Bosie graduated from Meadowdale High School and continued his education at Ashland University.  He has earned coach of the year three times, with 75 wins as head football coach and two seasons almost making the playoffs.  40 players that he has coached have gone on to play college-level football.  Bosie resides in Huber Heights with his wife of 30 years, Alisa and their two children; Morgan and Sean.

Assistant Coach Nick Minnich.

Nick Minnich is returning to Beavercreek High School as an Asst. Offensive Line Coach and the Freshman Offensive Coordinator, after playing graduating from BHS in 2014.  He played football for four years at BHS, helping Beavercreek achieve their first GWOC Central title in 2012.  Nick studied Middle Childhood education at Wright State University and graduated with his Bachelor Degree in May 2018.  He is currently in grad school to get his masters in middle childhood education.  He will be a student teacher at Bellbrook intermediate this year, and plans to join Beavercreek next year.  As a coach, he helped to coach the 2015 7-3 Beavercreek team (2nd one in the last 20 years), as well as coaches the Varsity girls’ basketball team at Yellow Springs High School.  Nick has been dating his girlfriend, Jaclyn Riley for 5 years.  He currently resides in Beavercreek with his two dogs, Precious and Luck.

Assistant Coach Eddie Shaffar.

Eddie Shaffar is entering his second year as a Beavercreek football coach, where he is an assistant DB coach.  He not only enjoys coaching football in the fall, but also coaches lacrosse in the spring.  He has retired from the Air Force, after 21 years, where he served several deployments around the world.  Eddie currently resides in Beavercreek with his wife Shana, two sons and two stepdaughters.

Assistant Coach Eric Gillespie.

Eric Gillespie is entering his first season coaching at Beavercreek, but his 32nd year working with Defensive Backs and Cornerbacks.  Prior to Beavercreek, he has been the Defensive Coordinator at Vandalia Butler, Health Coach at Springfield High School, Head Coach at Richmond (Ind.) High School – leading the Red Devils to their first winning season in 6 years, first back-to-back winning seasons and Sectional victory in 8 years while serving on the Indiana Football Coaches Association Board of Directors from 2009-2011, Head Coach at Franklin Heights High School, Co-Defensive Coordinator/DB coach at Northmont High School; Head Coach at Hamilton High School, Head Coach at Fairborn High School – where he was selected Western Ohio League Coach of the Year and Miami Valley Football Coaches Association Division I Coach of the Year, Co-Offensive Coordinator/RB Coach at Cincinnati Sycamore High School, Defensive & Offensive Coordinator at Chaminade-Julienne High School, and began coaching as Linebacker coach at Middletown High School.  Coach Gillespie has coached over 50 scholarship, 40+ other players who went on to play college football, including 3 NFL players and 1 Super Bowl Champion.  Coach Gillespie is a graduate of Stebbins High School where was an All-League/All-Area performer in football and Captain of the Track team.  He played college football at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina where he was a 3 year letterman.  He received his Bachelor and Master’s degree from Wright State University.  Eric and his wfie, Tina, reside in Riverside and they have two sons, Aaron (21) and Marcus (17).

Assistant Coach Pete Ankrom.

Pete Ankrom is returning for his ninth year of coaching football, and his sixth year at Beavercreek High School coaching the Defensive Backs.  Before coaching at BHS, he coached both at Capital University and Oakwood High School.  He graduated from Springfield North High School in 2005 and Capital University in 2009.  Pete has been married to his wife, Emily for 5 years and they have a 2 year old son, Abel, and are expecting their second child in January 2019.

Assistant Coach Jake Rayburn.