Football

Varsity Football

Schedule

vs.
State Quarterfinals, Bellevue High School
Memorial Stadium

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Team Roster

Sam Adams '20

RB/DB | #2 | 6'2" | 205 lbs.

CJ Burnham '20

WR/LB | #5 | 6'3" | 195 lbs.

Jordan Carroll '21

LB | #4 | 5'8" | 215 lbs.

Dallas Daley '22

WR/LB | #89 | 6'2" | 210 lbs.

Milo Daly '21

RB | #27 | 5'9" | 165 lbs.

Chase Failauga '21

DB | #26 | 5'11" | 185 lbs.

Abel Faletogo '21

OL/DL | #56 | 6'2" | 340 lbs.

Nehemiah Faleulu '22

RB | #21 | 5'9" | 185 lbs.

Cooper Flowers '22

DB | #22 | 5'6" | 125 lbs.

John Gallucci '21

WR | #80 | 6'1" | 170 lbs.

TaVarus George '21

TE | #8 | 6'3" | 230 lbs.

Evan Giacobbe '22

WR | #81 | 6'1" | 170 lbs.

Destin Gogo '20

OL | #78 | 6'5" | 400 lbs.

Chase Hamdan '22

RB/DB | #25 | 5'10" | 150 lbs.

Aden Hartman '21

WR/LB | #42 | 6'1" | 215 lbs.

Ayden Hector '20

DB | #15 | 6'1" | 195 lbs.

Tyler Hill '22

OL | #51 | 6'3" | 210 lbs.

Jared Huff '21

DB | #32 | 5'11" | 165 lbs.

Everette Isaac '21

DB/S | #3 | 6' | 180 lbs.

Joe Jacobsen '21

DE | #45 | 6'4" | 205 lbs.

Michael Jimenez '21

CB | #85 | 5'10" | 160 lbs.

Jacob Keller Rusch '20

OL | #68 | 6'2" | 305 lbs.

Kurt Lim '22

TE | #41 | 5'9" | 150 lbs.

Thomas Lockhart '22

OL | #67 | 5'10" | 190 lbs.

Matthew Mackleit '20

RB/LB | #17 | 6' | 150 lbs.

Andrew Martorano '22

WR | #9 | 5'11" | 170 lbs.

Brady McKelheer '23

QB | #10 | 5'11" | 140 lbs.

Riley McMann '20

OL | #15 | 6' | 215 lbs.

Bryan Meier '20

LB | #23 | 6' | 190 lbs.

Dishawn Misa '22

WR/LB | #12 | 6'3" | 210 lbs.

Matt Morgan '20

OL | #62 | 6'4" | 220 lbs.

Kobe Muasau '21

QB | #11 | 6' | 195 lbs.

Matthew Nguyen '20

OL | #65 | 5'11" | 250 lbs.

Sheehan O'Connor '21

DB | #88 | 6' | 165 lbs.

Caleb Presley '23

CB/WR | #18 | 6' | 170 lbs.

Arnav Rajashekara '22

RB | #43 | 5'6" | 110 lbs.

Will Reed '21

OL | #54 | 6'6" | 260 lbs.

DJ Rogers '20

WR | #1 | 6'4" | 225 lbs.

Carson Russell '22

K | #86 | 5'10" | 180 lbs.

Drew Sanidad '22

WR/DB | #7 | 5'9" | 170 lbs.

Andrew Savaiinaea '22

DE/TE/OLB | #35 | 6'3" | 235 lbs.

Gee Scott Jr. '20

WR | #13 | 6'3" | 215 lbs.

Zion Scott '21

WR | #6 | 6' | 165 lbs.

Cody Steele '22

DE | #52 | 6'5" | 200 lbs.

Jernias Tafia '20

OL | #53 | 6'4" | 295 lbs.

Peter Taoipu '22

OL | #71 | 6'5" | 325 lbs.

John Taumoepeau '21

OL | #55 | 6'3" | 290 lbs.

Joe Taylor '21

DB | #14 | 5'11" | 175 lbs.

Peyton Thrasher '22

WR | #84 | 5'8" | 140 lbs.

Silas Ticeson '20

DB | #29 | 6'4" | 210 lbs.

D'Angalo Titialii '20

OL | #75 | 6'2" | 325 lbs.

Jaylahn Tuimoloau '21

DE/TE | #33 | 6'5" | 270 lbs.

Masen Uribe '23

RB | #28 | 5'9" | 170 lbs.

Gabe Uribe '20

K | #83 | 5'7" | 165 lbs.

Gio Ursino '20

RB | #20 | 5'9" | 185 lbs.

Nico Ursino '22

WR/LB | #16 | 5'10" | 180 lbs.

Nate Wellington '23

DL | #66 | 6'5" | 325 lbs.

Hunter Wills '21

DB | #37 | 6'1" | 175 lbs.

Riley Witz '21

DL | #24 | 6' | 160 lbs.

Meet Our Coaches

  • Daste, dominic webDominic Daste
    Head Varsity Coach

    Coach Daste was named the head coach in 2019 after joining the coaching staff in 2015. He is originally from San Dimas, California where he attended Damien Catholic High School. After high school, he was a student-athlete at the University of Washington, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geography in 2002. Coach Daste earned four letters in football from the University of Washington. During his six seasons as a player and coach, the UW went to a bowl game each year, including the 2001 Rose Bowl. From 2003-09, Coach Daste was an assistant football coach at the University of Montana where he also assisted with the strength and conditioning program. In 2010, he joined UNLV in Las Vegas as an assistant football and strength coach until 2014.

  • Keitzer, adam webAdam Kietzer
    Assistant Varsity/Special Teams Coach

    Coach Kietzer returned for his tenth year on the Crusader football staff this year. He played his high school career at Newport and then went on to play at Washington State University, where he played wide receiver and special teams from 1992-97. He was on the Pac-10 All-American team and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in education. He coached at Kentridge, Bellevue and Lake Washington prior to joining Eastside Catholic. While at Lake Washington, they won their first KingCo title in 40 years. In his fifteen years of coaching, he has coached six All-State receivers and two All-State return men. Coach Kietzer teaches high school physical education at EC. He resides in Snoqualmie with his wife, Terese, and their daughter, Cooper and baby boy, Beau.

  • Christoff, rob webRob Christoff
    Defensive Coordinator

    Coach Christoff completed his seventh season on EC’s football staff as defensive coordinator. A 1995 graduate of Linfield College, Christoff’s coaching career began in 1996 as the defensive line coach at Linfield. He then became a graduate assistant at Colorado, followed by stints at Cal State Northridge and Saint Mary’s College. In 1999 he joined Montana State University, where he spent seven seasons – six as linebackers coach before also becoming defensive coordinator in 2006. He spent the 2007 season as linebackers coach at Idaho State University before making his move to an FBS team as a graduate assistant at Boise State in 2008. He spent the two years before joining EC as the linebackers coach and team camp coordinator at the University of Idaho. In addition to playing for two seasons at Linfield – one as a defensive end and the other as a linebacker – Christoff was a two-year letterman at linebacker for Boise State. He spent one season in the European Football League as a linebacker for the Deggendorf (Germany) Blackhawks.

  • Athletics placeholder webDrew Miller
    Offensive Coordinator



  • Fetui, lia webLia Fetui
    Defensive Line Coach

    Coach Fetui is back for his seventh season as an EC coach and his fifth as our varsity defensive line coach. His first two seasons at EC were spent as the head coach of our freshmen team. Prior to that, he served as head coach for the Sr. Division West Side Wildcats, where his team won back-to-back championships in the South King County Jr. Football League. Coach Fetui was born in America Samoa and raised in Seattle where he attended and played for West Seattle High School. He has been a great mentor for the Seattle Polynesian youths and tries to inspire them to be their best, on and off the field. He is married to Teresa Ann and has twin sons, Deion and Dominique, Class of 2015, are currently attending the United State Air Force Academy, where they also play football.

  • Athletics placeholder webJeron Johnson
    Strength/Defensive Backs Coach



  • Palmer, jason webJason Palmer
    Defensive Backs Coach

    Coach Palmer returns this season as our defensive backs coach. He joins EC from Redmond High School (RHS) where he spent the past eight years coaching defensive backs. Jason currently works as a special education teacher at RHS. In addition, Jason coaches wrestling and track and field specializing in pole vault. Coach Palmer graduated from RHS in 1996, where he was a three sport athlete (football, wrestling and soccer). Football was and still is his love. As a corner, he helped lead his team to the best record in Redmond football history. He was awarded Second Team All-KingCo DB and as a senior was voted to the All-Eastside team. Besides coaching football, Coach Palmer enjoys working out, riding his motorcycles in the summer and riding his snowmobile in the winter.

  • Prator, greg webGreg Prator
    Wide Receivers Coach

    Coach Prator returns to Eastside Catholic this season as the wide receivers coach for the Crusaders. Prior to his previous stint coaching at EC, he coached at Interlake High School for two seasons. Coach Prator grew up in Riverside, California and graduated from Rubidoux High School. From there he went on to Chaffey Community College in Ontario, Canada where he played football until he was granted a football scholarship from Washington State University. He was a wide receiver for the Cougars and graduated from WSU in 2006. After graduation he played in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos. For more than ten years, Coach Prator has worked with children with special needs. He is currently a paraeducator at Sammamish High School and also coaches wrestling here at Eastside Catholic.

  • Athletics placeholder webJarrod Roberts
    Assistant Coach



  • Athletics placeholder webGio Perez
    Running Backs Coach



  • Athletics placeholder webJared Pulu
    Linebackers Coach



  • Athletics placeholder webJeff Leeland
    Assistant Coach



  • Athletics placeholder webDrew Campbell
    Head Freshman Coach



  • Athletics placeholder webNic Sotelo
    Assistant Freshman Coach



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Bothell High School
Away
Bothell High School
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O'Dea
Away
Rainier Playfield

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Bishop Blanchet
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Bishop Blanchet
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Bishop Blanchet High School

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