Meet The Coaches

  1. Doug Gle
    Varsity Assistant Offensive Line Coach Strength & Conditioning Coordinator As an 18 year veteran of the TC Central football coaching staff, Coach Gle is a leader in the field of exercise science. Doug has also been a teacher at TC Central for the past 17 years. Coach Gle has a master’s degree from Western Michigan University in Exercise Science. He is a certified strength coach, a USA weight lifting club coach and he has worked previously as a strength and conditioning coach at Eastern Michigan and the University of Northern Iowa. Doug and his wife Dawn are the parents of three children, Carter (10), Brady (8) and Megan (6).
  2. Mike Gle
    Varsity Assistant Co-Offensive Coordinator (Wide Receivers) Coach Gle is entering his 13th year as a member of the TC Central football coaching staff. He is also entering his 13th year as a teacher at TC Central High School where he teaches Physical Education. Mike is a graduate of Brighton High School (‘97) and Hope College (‘02) where he was a member of two MIAA Championship teams and set school records for touchdown receptions. Mike and his wife Taffetta have three sons, Trenton (10) Tripp (7) and Cade (5).
  3. Eric Schugars
    Varsity Head Coach Defensive Coordinator Coach Eric Schugars is a native of Muskegon, MI and received his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University and his Masters degree from Central Michigan University. This is Eric’s 4th season as Varsity Head Coach and 17th with Trojan Football. Under Schugars, the Trojans have gone 26-7, winning two conference championships and a District Championship. He currently teaches Economics and Civics at TC Central. Eric is married to his beautiful wife, Carissa. They have two daughters, Hayden (10) and Teagan (4), and a son, Talan (9). He attributes his love for coaching to his father, Jack, a Hall of Fame coach and three-time state champion at Muskegon Oakridge High.
  4. Tim Odette
    Varsity Assistant Co-Offensive Coordinator (Quarterbacks) Coach Tim Odette enters his third season as a member of the TC Central football coaching staff. This is his 20th season coaching high school football. He has coached for multiple programs with his most recent stop being Muskegon Oakridge prior to joining the Trojans. Coach Odette is married to Sarah and has two daughters and a son: Brynn (9), Elyn (7), and Grayson (3). He is a graduate of Central Michigan University and is a Social Studies teacher at TC Central High School.
  5. Greg Sherwin
    Varsity Assistant Offensive & Defensive Line Greg Sherwin is entering his 36th year of playing and coaching football. He joined TC Central’s football coaching staff as an assistant to the one and only Doug Gle on the offensive line five years ago. Greg played high school football at Traverse City Saint Francis and went on to play left offensive tackle at Central Michigan University. Greg’s wife Wendy is a Traverse City Central graduate and they have three boys; Ben, a sophomore at College of Dupage, Sam, a 2018 graduate from TCC, and Jack, a senior at TCC who is also a member of the football team.
  6. Konrad Visser
    Varsity Assistant Linebackers & Defensive Ends Coach Visser is entering his 32nd season coaching football. He is also a track coach at TC Central and has taught there for the past 31 years. Coach Visser also teaches German as an adjunct professor at NMC. He is married to Diana and together they have two children, Franciska and Christopher.
  7. Tyler Mills
    JV Head Coach Coach Mills is entering his second year as head coach of the JV program and his 4th year with the TC Central football coaching staff after playing for the Trojans from 2000-2002. Since his years as a player, Coach Mills has gone on to start a family with his wife Erin, together they have two sons, Braylon (6) and Landon (2). Together Tyler and Erin own and operate their family owned roofing company Mills Construction Services out of Traverse City. Tyler is very excited to be a part of the Trojan family and looks forward to the opportunity to help lead and develop the kids in the program to become successful both on and off the football field.
  8. Evan Windholz
    Varsity Assistant Defensive Line Coach Windholz is entering his 9th season as an assistant coach in the Trojan football program. Coach Windholz loves the game of football and the valuable life lessons that it teaches our young men. He is married to his long time partner, Karen, and he is father to Alex, in his third year at Michigan State, and Kathryn, a freshman at Traverse City Central.
  9. Will Livingston
    Freshman Head Coach Will Livingston has been a part of the TC Central football coaching staff since 1999; this is his fourth year as the Freshman Head Coach for the Trojans. He is a former player and a student at Traverse City Senior High. Will completed his Bachelor’s degree in Education in 2014 and currently works security as TC Central High School. His son Damon is a freshman at TCC and is a member of the football team.
  10. Jack Schugars
    Varsity Assistant Special Teams Coordinator Defensive Ends Jack Schugars is a Muskegon High School Alumni and graduate of Western Michigan University and Michigan State University. Jack coached for 42 years at Muskegon Oakridge High School and one year at Grand Rapids Community College. For the past 6 years, Jack has been Special Teams Coordinator for the Ferris State Bulldogs, Division 2 National Semi-Finalist. He and his wife Julie just celebrated 47 years of marriage. Jack and Julie have two children, Eric (Head TCC Football Coach) and Amanda (Matt) Lynn along with 6 grandchildren. 2018 begins Jack's 50th year of coaching.
  11. Amy Ream
    Amy is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Sports Medicine degree. She is a Licensed Athletic Trainer and a Certified Athletic Trainer that is employed by Munson Medical Center. Through Munson, she has worked with the Traverse City Central Trojans for the last 24 years and more recently, East and West Middle Schools. Amy and her husband Rob have two daughters, Ondrea, and Sarah.
  12. Max Bullough
    Varsity Assistant Linebackers Coach Bullough is entering his first season coaching at Traverse City Central. Growing up in a football family, it’s been a big part of Max's life for as long as he can remember. He earned his finance degree and played football in his four years at Michigan State University. Max went on to play three years with the Houston Texans and has just recently retired from playing the game. He is happily married to his beautiful wife of 2 years, Bailee.
  13. Mike Kolanowski
    JV Assistant Defensive Coordinator This year Coach K returns as the Junior Varsity Defensive Coordinator and Assistant Coach. This will be his sixth year coaching within the TC Central Football Program and his eighth overall. Mike has also coached within the Trojan Baseball Program as a Varsity Assistant from 2012-2015. He has also coached middle school basketball at East Middle School for the last four years. Mike is a graduate of Manistee High School (‘04) and Hope College (‘09) with a B.A. in Physical Education, and double minor in Health and Psychology Education. Coach K played college football at Hope College as a linebacker and punter. He currently lives in Williamsburg with his wife Lauren and their son Brady.
  14. Chad Parker
    JV Assistant Offensive & Defensive Line Coach Parker is entering his 3rd year of coaching football at Traverse City Central. He played high school football at O’Fallon Township High School in Metro St. Louis, MO and received a scholarship to Southeast Missouri State University where he played left offensive tackle. Chad is a Realtor with Century 21 Northland in Traverse City. His wife Sarah is a Traverse City Central graduate and together they have two daughters, Audrey and Macy.
  15. Alec Moulton
    JV Assistant Wide Receivers Coach Moulton is entering his first season with the TC Central football coaching staff. He was born and raised in Midland, MI and after graduating high school went on to Western Michigan University where he played football as a wide receiver for four years and graduated with a finance degree. Alec is currently a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Traverse City.
  16. Kurt Neveau
    Freshman Assistant Coach This is Kurt’s fourth season on the TC Central football coaching staff working with the offensive line and as defensive coordinator. He's entering his second year as a Special Education Teacher at TCC after working previously at TC West Senior High and East Middle School and also Northport Public School as a special education teacher. Kurt has also coached baseball for 14 years; at Bay City Western and Traverse City West. He is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University (secondary education) and Ferris State University (special education). Kurt was a member of two GLIAC League Championship baseball teams at SVSU. Kurt and his wife of 11 years, Lee, have three children; twin boys – Alex and William (8) and a daughter, Delaney (4).