Midstates Glass Head Coach
Quarterbacks and Running Backs / Pass Game Coordinator
Recruiting Area: Central South Dakota, Phoenix
E-mail: Coach Anderson
Josh Anderson begins his seventh season as the head coach at Dakota State University. He guided the 2014 Trojans’ squad to their first winning season and most victories since 1998. In addition, Dakota State landed nine selections on the 2014 North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) All-Conference teams and one America Football Coaches Association (AFCA)/NAIA Football All-American offensive center. The Trojans had set numerous offensive and defensive school records in 2014.
During Anderson’s tenure at Dakota State, he accumulated 30 All-Conference selections. He also had three athletes become a two-time Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athlete for their academic success in the classroom.
Anderson was named head coach in February 2009 after spending the previous three seasons as the head coach at Payson High School in Payson, Ariz. Previous to Payson, Anderson coached three seasons as head coach at Chino Valley High School in Chino Valley, Ariz. Anderson also had five years of assistant college coaching experience at North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University and Wayne State College (Neb.) before starting his high school head coaching career in Arizona.
A native of Madison, S.D., Anderson played tight end for the Trojans from 1994-95, was a two-year starter and an All-Conference SDIC player. Anderson then transferred to NDSU to play a similar position from 1996-1998. He red-shirted his first year, had a back-up role his second year and was a starter his senior year with the Bison. Anderson was a member of the Bison's 1997 NCAA Division II playoff team.
Anderson earned both his bachelor's degree and master's degree from North Dakota State University. Josh and his wife, Stacy, from Arlington, S.D., have three children, Lincoln (9 years old), Rylee (7) and Bode (4). Stacy played basketball at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Classic Corner Defensive Line/Director of Football Operations/Recruiting Coordinator
Recruiting Area: Northern South Dakota, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma
E-mail: Coach Glover
Alex Glover is entering his third year with the Trojan Football coaching staff as defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. He is the Director of Football Operations. Glover is also the throwing coach for the DSU's track & field program.
Prior coming to Dakota State, Glover was the offensive coordinator and assistant throwing coach at his high school alma mater in Elkton, S.D. for the last three years. He was an All-Conference, All-state and All-Register defensive end for Elkton High School. He was a three-time state track qualifier in discus.
Glover continued his education at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D. where he earned his bachelor's degree in Sports Management. He was a starter at tight end position as a freshman, helping DWU to their best record since 1992. He was an integral member of the DWU football team that recorded its first winning campaign in the Great Plains Athletic Conference in 2008 with a 7-3 record and a No. 23 ranking in the final NAIA Football Coaches' poll. DWU was honored as the South Dakota Sportswriter's Association 2008 Men's College Team-of-the-Year.
Glover also competed with DWU's track & field program as he was involved with throws for two seasons.
Alex and his wife Kaitlyn (from Pierce, Neb. and former thrower at DWU) reside in Madison and have two children - Leila and Naomi.
E-mail: Coach Gooding
Sam Gooding is entering his first year with the Trojan Football coaching staff as Tackles & Tight Ends coach.
Prior to coming to Dakota State, Gooding served three seasons as a student assistant at the University of Illinois and one spring semester as a recruiting assistant. Over his three seasons with the defensive staff, Illinois improved its record each year, culminating in a Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl berth in 2014.
Gooding, a native of Decatur, Ill., graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's degree in History and a minor in Secondary Education. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Educational Technology while at Dakota State University.
Assistant Defensive Backs Coach
Aaron Gronwald finished up his four-year career as a defensive back for the Trojan Football program. He is now serving as a Volunteer Assistant Coach as an Assistant Defensive Backs coach.
Director of Cinematagraphic Operations
Andrew Gross will be entering his third season with the Trojan Football Team. He is the Linebackers Coach and the Director of Cinematagraphic Operations for DSU.
Gross was a graduate of Hanson High School. He was a four-year letter winner in football.
*Strength and Conditioning Coach
Alex Guillien is entering his second year as Strength Coach/Instructor at Dakota State University. Last year, he served as a Graduate Assistant as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. He completed his MSET program last year.
Prior to coaching at DSU, Guillien spent a summer as an intern at the University of Northern Iowa. He helped with football, volleyball and men's basketball. His undergraduate studies were in Exercise Science at Winona State University (Minn.). He also served as intern Strength Coach at Winona State. Guillien played two years of Junior College Basketball at Rochester Community and Technical College prior to attending Winona State University.
Guillien is a native of Caledonia, Minn.
Sports Shieldz Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach
Recruiting Areas: Sioux Falls, Iowa, Florida, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana
E-mail: Coach Hottle
Jared Hottle begins his third season coaching with Dakota State University football team. He is be the team's special teams coordinator as well as wide receivers coach. Hottle went to Central College where he was a student assistant for the football team assisting with offensive line for a year and defensive backs for three years. In addition to coaching duties, he also assisted in coordinating video as well as assisting in both in and out-of-season recruiting for the Dutch.
Hottle was an Economics and Political Science double major while at Central. He completed his Master's degree in Educational Technology from Dakota State University last December.
Hottle is a native of Waterloo, Iowa.
Assistant Defensive Line Coach
Adrian Logan is serving as a Volunteer Assistant Coach and entering his first season as the Assistant Defensive Line Coach. He graduated from Dakota State with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.
His previous coaching experenice included coaching at Colman-Egan High School in 2012.
E-mail: Coach Miller
Prior to coming to Dakota State, Miller was the defensive backs coach and special teams' coordinator for three years at Briar Cliff University (Iowa) from 2012-14. During his time there, Miller coached two safeties who received All-American honors and were first team All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) selections. Briar Cliff's defense set school records in takeaways in a season (33), single season interceptions by a player (6), career interceptions by a player (8) and total tackles by a player in a season (118). Miller's return teams were consistently among the GPAC's best. The kickoff return team broke the school record for the longest kickoff return for a touchdown (99) twice.
Before coaching at Briar Cliff, Miller was the defensive backs coach at Illinois College where they set the school record for wins in a season (9) and made the school's first-ever playoff appearance. His other coaching stops include MacMurray College (Ill.), Rockford College (Ill.) and Southwest Minnesota State University.
Miller, a native of Marshalltown, Iowa, graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2005 with a bachelor's of arts in Psychology and Sports Psychology. He earned his Masters of Business Administration from Rockford College in 2010.
Miller currently resides in Madison.
Defensive Backs Coach
Greg Rohlck is entering his second season as a Volunteer Assistant Coach for the Trojan Football program while serving as the Defensive Backs coach.
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line
Recruiting Areas: Southern South Dakota, Nebraska, Phoenix
E-mail: Coach Steele
Steve Steele is entering his fourth year at Dakota State and second as the Trojans' Offensive Coordinator. He is also responsible for coaching the offensive line and handling the programs' academics. He has mentored seven (7) All-Conference selections and 1 America Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) NAIA First-Team All-American in his three years at DSU.
His first campaign as an Offensive Coordinator saw the Trojans' offense break the school record for total yards in a season as well as the record for most points scored in a season. Steele also teaches for the College of Education at Dakota State University.
He came to Madison from William Penn University (Iowa) where he was a four-year letter-winner on the offensive line. In his time there, the Statesmen went 33-12 winning the 2010 Mid-States Football Association Conference Championship and breaking the NAIA’s national rushing record for yards in a season. Steele was voted All-Conference his senior year and was twice named a Scholar-Athlete by Daktronics.
Steele graduated Summa Cum Laude with his degree in Secondary Education and Biology in 2012 and received his Master’s of Science in Educational Technology from Dakota State University in 2013. Steele is a native of Freeland, Mich. and attended Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central High School. He resides in Madison with his wife, Audrey.