Werner Emmrich
Werner Emmrich Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 12th Season

Emmrich starts his 12th season at Saint Xavier and 36th overall. He has served as defensive coordinator for SXU since his arrival back in 2000.

In 2009, the Cougars had the NAIA's third best sack-producing defense (43 total) and the No. 15 ranked total defense (289.9 ypg) nationally. The MSFA honored Emmrich as the Mideast League's Assistant Coach of the Year after the 2007 campaign.

Prior to SXU, Emmrich was the head coach at Marist High School in Chicago from 1995-99, where he compiled a 29-23 overall record and made two appearances in the ISHA state playoffs.

Emmrich was defensive coordinator at Marist High School from 1984-91 and at Illinois Benedictine College in Lisle from 1992-93.

He has held coaching stints at the University of St. Francis (Ill.), Columbus Wehrle Catholic (Ohio) and Logan (Ohio) High Schools. Emmrich also was a student coach at his alma mater Muskingum College (Ohio).

Emmrich has been teaching at Marist since 1982 and resides in Plainfield with his wife, Ann, and children, Clay and Savannah.

Roster for 2011 Football Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Chase CattonJRWR5-8170Washington, Ill.Washington
2Dave MarcianoSOLB5-10215Chicago, Ill.Eastern Illinois/St. Rita
3Joe GillSOQB6-3235Munster, Ind.Western Illinois/Munster
4Nick PechoJRDB6-3200Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
5Tyler Hoeg*FRDB6-2185Channahon, Ill.Concordia (Minn.)/Minooka
6Josh PerkinsSODL6-1235Manteno, Ill.SIU/Bishop McNamara
7Mark WilliamsFRDB5-9175Evanston, Ill.Evanston Township
8Sean BryceSRRB6-0220Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest
9Jimmy CoySRQB6-0205Park Ridge, Ill.Valdosta State/El Camino/Maine Sout
10Patrick Kelso*FRWR5-10180Normal, Ill.University
11Shane ZackeryJRWR5-11185Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
12Joe RizziJRTE6-3230Lansing, Ill.South Suburban CC/TF-South
13McHale SmithSOTE6-2215Grand Haven, Mich.Spring Lake
14Spencer NolenSOK/P5-10175Columbia, Tenn.Nevada/UT-Chattanooga/Columbia Cent
15Danny LombardoFRDB5-10170Lemont, Ill.Lemont
16Alex KolodziejFRWR6-1195Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
17Corey WennmacherJRWR5-10185Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North
18Zachary RaspopovichFRQB6-2160Merrillville, Ind.Merrillville
19Wes GastelJRWR5-11210Freeport, Ill.Freeport
20Clayton FejedelemFRDB6-1185Lemont, Ill.Lemont
21Jeremy RhodesJRDB6-0190Alsip, Ill.Drake University/Brother Rice
22Zach DolphSOLB6-0210Crest Hill, Ill.Joliet Catholic
23Tavares EstesSRDL5-11215Chicago, Ill.Corliss
24Jacob GhinazziSODB5-10195Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
25Mike BrownJRRB5-11195Lake in the Hills, Ill.Bemidji State/Crystal Lake South
27Nick DeBenedettiFRWR5-11175Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
28KJ FranklinSRRB5-7180Crete, Ill.Crete-Monee
29Joshua HunterFRRB5-9200South Holland, Ill.Thornridge
30Cole MidgettFRRB5-10180Lowell, Ind.Lowell
31Ryan FejedelemJRLB6-1220Lemont, Ill.Lemont
32Nick PesekSORB5-8180Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
33Anthony RispoliSODL5-11235Chicago, Ill.St. Laurence
34A.J. NicholsSRK/P5-10180Tinley Park, Ill.Mount Carmel
35Jimmy JohnsonFRDB5-9170Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
36Michael ProsserSRDE6-2240Rockton, Ill.Rockton-Hononegah
37Joe DeMarcoFRDB5-9175Chicago Ridge, Ill.Richards
38Jeremy GaleFRDB5-8160Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest
39Kody KanagaJRWR6-2220Metamora, Ill.Metamora
40Raymond BuellSOLB5-10210Kankakee, Ill.Bishop McNamara
41Carven ProctorJRDB6-0185Oklahoma City, Okla.Winona State/Putnam City
42Alex WaltersFRLB6-0205Lisle, Ill.Montini
43Ricardo SantillanFRDB5-9170Cicero, Ill.Morton East
44Bryan TyzenhausSRLB5-10205Plainfield, Ill.Plainfield Central
46Ben TouzinskySRDL6-2235Temecula, Calif.Great Oak
48Mike BushnellJRLB5-10225Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
49Tom LynchSRK/P5-11205Frankfort, Ill.Southern Illinois/Lincoln-Way East
50Zachary WallerFRLB5-9210Oak Forest, IllOak Forest
51Andrew HoldenSODL6-1255Chicago, Ill.Notre Dame
52Tom HitzFROL6-1240Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
53JD Barchard*FRDL6-3230Crystal Lake, Ill.Sioux Falls (S.D.)/Crystal Lake Sou
54Denzel WattsFRDL5-10245Evergreen Park, Ill.Evergreen Park
55Moises PerezSOOL6-1265Blue Island, Ill.Eisenhower
57Matt MunizziJROL6-1245Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
58Jordan JuarezFRLB6-0210Lowell, Ind.Lowell
59Greg HaywardFROL6-3230Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
60Jacek WesolowskiFRLB5-11185Justice, Ill.Argo
62Adam SmithFROL6-2240Glen Ellyn, Ill.Glenbard West
64Mac StevensonSOOL6-4280Chicago Heights, Ill.Marian Catholic
66Jackson KingFROL6-1220Tinley Park, Ill.Providence Catholic
69Tim BeyerSODL6-1240Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
70Brian Studnicka*FROL6-1250Palos Hills, Ill.Stagg
71Kenny SmithSOOL6-3290Minooka, Ill.Minooka
72Tyler SmithJROL6-3290Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
73Frank MarkasovicFROL6-2270Frankfort, Ill.Providence Catholic
74Tim LaddSOOL6-4275Chicago, Ill.St. Rita
77Alex Zabawa*FROL6-4275Berwyn, Ill.Morton
78Anthony LaBancaJROL6-3260Beecher, Ill.TF-North
79Michael JohnsonSROL6-6290Harvey, Ill.Thornton
80John Frederickson*FRWR6-3190Evergreen Park, Ill.Evergreen Park
81John Robinson*FRWR5-9180Oak Lawn, Ill.Oak Lawn Community
83Cory Palmer*FRWR5-8175Readfield, MaineMaranacook
84Nico Krajecki*FRWR6-4220Chicago, Ill.SIU/Fenwick
89Kevin Berrigan*FRDL6-4220Oak Lawn, Ill.St. Rita
90Patrick AppinoSRDL6-5270Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
92Matt YerkesJRDL6-3225Palos Heights, Ill.Western Illinois/Marist
97Mohammed Mahmoud*FRTE6-2210Oak Forest, Ill.South Suburban CC/Oak Forest
98Ryan MilesSODL6-1230Crystal Lake, Ill.Crystal Lake South
99Jimmy SandlingJRDL6-0240Manteno, Ill.University of Indianapolis/Manteno
* Redshirt
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