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Athletic Director & Head Football Coach
This year marks the fifth season for Coach Jeremy Thielbahr as the head coach of Crusader football, coming off three consecutive seasons that included trips to the 3A Metro State Championship game, winning the state title in 2015. In addition, he begins his fourth year as Athletic Director. In 2012, Coach Thielbahr was named Metro Coach of the Year and was an NFL Coach of the Week. For the four years prior to his appointment at EC in 2011, Coach Thielbahr was at Division I University of Idaho, as assistant coach for running backs and special teams coordinator. Coach Thielbahr was on Pac-10 championship winning teams as both a student-athlete and assistant coach at Washington State University with the 2001 Rose Bowl, 2001 Sun Bowl and 2003 Holiday Bowl. While coaching at Montana State in 2005, he helped the team win the Big Sky championship. Coach Thielbahr graduated from Washington State University with a BA in social studies and history. He also has a master's degree in teaching and is currently working towards his Ph.D.