While at Fredericksburg, Staker also served as head baseball coach for 31 years, head boys' track coach for 28 years and assistant boys' basketball coach for 36 years. He served as the high school and middle school athletics director at Fredericksburg for 31 years. His football team won a state championship in 2001, while his track and field team won the state title in 1992. During a 15-year span, his team won six district titles. He was named to the Iowa Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1994 and was the Class A Coach of the Year in 2001. In 2003, he was the head coach for the Iowa Shrine Bowl.
Staker's son, Tyler, has served as a graduate assistant for the Kohawks the past two seasons and is now the offensive coordinator for Coe. Tyler is the last of five Staker children to attend the college. Steve's daughter, Shannon Cook, and daughter-in-law, Julie Staker, also work for the Coe Admission Office, while his son-in-law, Steve Cook, is the school's head baseball coach.
Snider begins his first season with the Kohawks. Prior to joining the Coe staff, he coached football for six years at Cedar Rapids Prairie. He is a 1998 graduate of the University of Iowa and currently teaches math at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School.
Former Kohawk All-American Jim Dostal begins his second season as defensive line coach and special teams coordinator. Dostal, who played on the 1986 Kohawk team that made the NCAA Playoffs, was named a Third-Team All-American in his senior season. He helped the Kohawks to an 18-2-1 record in his two years at Coe and was an All-Midwest Conference selection both seasons. A highly successful high school coach, Dostal took his alma mater, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, on its deepest playoff run in over 20 years. Jim, who currently teaches at Jefferson, and wife Amber reside in Cedar Rapids.
Brissey, a 1994 Coe graduate, will begin his third year on the staff. Brissey was a three-year letterman for the Kohawks from 1991-1993. During his time at Coe, the Kohawks accumulated an overall record of 27-4, including two Midwest Conference championship teams. Brissey played in all 31 games during his three years and garnered second team all-conference honors as a junior punter and first team all-conference honors as a senior tight end. As a senior, Brissey led the Kohawks in receiving touchdowns with eight. Brissey and his wife Rachelle, a 1995 Coe Graduate, have a daughter Madison.
Staker was a 2006 graduate of Coe College. He was a four-year letterman for the Kohawks, and a two-time all-conference and an all-west region defensive back. A native of Fredericksburg, Iowa, Staker led the Falcons to a state high school football title in 2001. He also represented Coe College and the IIAC in the 2005 Aztec Bowl, pitting the top DIII players in the nation in a 53-15 win over the top collegiate football players in Mexico.