Coach Startzer brings over two-decades of coaching experience to Northfield.  He's roamed sidelines, dugouts, and wrestling mats at the high school and college levels, and is a tireless student of the game when it comes to football.  Some of his background:

  • 27 Years Coaching Experience (HS & NCAA)
  • 8 Years Head Coach Experience (NJCAA & 5A HS)
  • 6 Years College Coach Experience (NJCAA & NCAA)
  • 12 Years Coordinator Experience (3A-4A-5A HS)
  • 11 Years Asst. Coach Experience (3A-4A-5A HS)
  • 5 Years Asst. Coach Experience (AYL Youth Football)

...and we have won!

  • 1996 USMC West Coast Base Champions
  • 1997 4A Pikes Peak League Champions
  • 1998 3A Western Slope League Champions
  • 2003 NCAA DII RMAC Conference Champs
  • 2007 NCAA DII RMAC Conference Champs
  • 2008 5A Metro League Conference Champions
  • 2010 5A Continental League Champions
  • 2010 5A Colorado State Finalist
  • 2013 5A Continental League Champions
  • 2014 3A Conference 7 League Champions
  • 2019 5A Metro10 Conference Coach of the Year
  • 2021 2A Flatirons Conference League Champions
  • 2021 Flatirons Conference Coach of the Year

On any weekend, Coach Startzer is devouring tacos, headed to Red Rocks for a concert, running Washington Park with his wife, or ... well... studying football.