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.
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 two daughters, Madison and Makenna.
A native of Fredericksburg, Iowa, Staker led the Falcons to a state high school football title in 2001 and was selected captain of the All-State team. As a senior at Coe, Staker represented the Kohawks and the Iowa Conference in the 2005 Aztec Bowl, pitting the top NCAA Division III players in the nation, in a 53-15 win over the top collegiate football players in Mexico.
For the second year in a row, Staker's offense led the league in total yards and has produced the Iowa Conference MVP in quarterback Brad Boyle. Staker is married to Kristy Staker, a 2008 graduate of Coe College who serves as Coe's Public Relations Coordinator, Assistant Director of Parent Programs and Assistant Volleyball Coach at the college.