Totino-Grace

Football

Head Coach Jeff Ferguson
jeff.ferguson@totinograce.org

Football News

Fridley Football Teams Face Off

The TG Eagles went head to head this summer against the Fridley Tigers in their annual ninth grade scrimmage. 

Program Philosophy and History

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Mission and Philosophy

The Eagle's Secret

22 Conference Championships 
1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015*, 2016* 
* Denotes District Format 

22 Section Championships 
1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 

26 State Tournaments 
1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 

2 State Runner-Up 
1989, 2014 

10 State Championships 
1977, 1978, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2016

4 Hall of Fame Coaches 
Dave Nigon MFCA Class of 2003 TGHS Class of 2016
Paul Gasner MFCA Class of 2012
Jeff Ferguson MFCA Class of 2015
Bernie Litecky MFCA Class of 2016 

Coaching Staff

Head Coach Jeff Ferguson
jeff.ferguson@totinograce.org

 

The 2018-2019 school year marks Jeff’s 36th year at TG. He began as a biology teacher, became Associate Dean of Students in 1996, and served as the Dean of Students from 2007 to the spring of 2018 when he transitioned to the Advancement Office. This is his 17th year as Head Football Coach at Totino-Grace. As a 1974 graduate of Grace HS and a 1978 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, the 2018 season marks Jeff’s 41th year of coaching football. Previously, he coached at St. Agnes (1979-80) and at Blaine for 17 years (1978, 1981-96) where he was the Defensive Coordinator for the Bengals. He began coaching at TG in 1998 as the Defensive Coordinator for the Eagles. Jeff has received the MFCA Coach of the Year Award in 2007, MFCA Power of Influence Award in 2010, Minnesota Vikings Coach of the year in 2011, and the U.S. Marines Semper Fidelis Award in 2013. In 2015, Jeff was inducted into the Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. In 2016, Jeff received the MFCA Coach of the Year Award and 6A Class Coach of the Year. Jeff and his wife of 32 years, Barb, have four children: Jenna (husband Adam Zamjahn and grandson Gavin) TG ’06 and St Ben’s ’09; Kelli (husband Tiago Bremer-Martins), TG ‘06 and Winona State ’11; Mike, TG ’08 and UMD ’13; and Katelyn, TG ‘11 and UW-Stout graduate.

 

Varsity Coaching Staff

Varsity Staff 
Jeff Ferguson    Varsity Head Coach     Defensive Coordinator, LBs 
Jay Anderson          Varsity Assistant Coach          Offensive Coordinator, O-Line       
Jeff Moritko     Varsity Assistant Coach     Special Teams Coordinator, D-Line
Brian Litecky     Varsity Assistant Coach     Running Backs 
Don Roney     Varsity Assistant Coach     QBs and WRs 
Anthony LaPanta       Varsity Assistant Coach     DBs
Tom Rooker    Varsity Assistant Coach     O-Line
Yvette Woell    Varsity Assistant Coach     Football Operations

B-Squad/JV Staff 
Jim Flinn       B-Squad/JV Coach         Running Backs
Tim Pastoors    B-Squad/JV Coach    LBs & Technology Coordinator     
Mike Palkert    B-Squad/JV Coach    DBs
John Alt    B-Squad/JV Coach    O-Line 
Ron Kullas    B-Squad/JV Coach    QBs and WRs
Jim Carlson    B-Squad/JV Coach    D-Line  

Freshman Staff 
Seth Pugh    Freshman Head Coach    Offensive Coordinator     
Mike Sullwold    Freshman Assistant Coach    QBs and Receivers
Ryan Ferkinhoff    Freshman Assistant Coach    Defensive Coordinator
Rod Kreuser    Freshman Assistant Coach         O-Line
Tom Reak    Freshman Assistant Coach    D-Line