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The Kentucky Post
Trosper takes job at Holmes David Trosper
spent 12 years as an assistant football coach before he
applied for a head coaching position.
As it turned out, he
got the first job he
pursued.Trosper, 33, of Florence, was named head football coach at Holmes on Tuesday.
"Some guys rush into getting their first head coaching job," he
said."I feel like the more years you get as an assistant coach learning both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball is experience that'll help you in the long run." Trosper, a Boone County High School graduate, was a college assistant coach for 11 years.After a three-year stint at Centre College, he spent eight years at Morehead State University. He returned to Northern Kentucky last year to join the football coaching staff at Holmes.When Mike Farley resigned as head coach of the Bulldogs last month, Trosper applied for the job and got it.
"It just so happened I was in the right place at the right time," Trosper
The team Farley is turning over to Trosper
has six offensive and two defensive starters returning from last year when the Bulldogs finished 3-8.
"We'll have to create a little more of a run-oriented offense than we had with Brandent in the past," Trosper
will be returning to his
alma mater when Holmes
plays at Boone County.He's
also looking forward to games against Ryle coach Bryson Warner and Scott coach R.J. Riegler, who played for former Boone County coach Owen Hauck.
"It goes to show what takes place when you play under coach Hauck," Trosper
Northern Kentucky Sports - Conner Cougars Football Preview 2013
"We continually work all year round," said Conner Head Coach Dave Trosper.
From a skill standpoint, we feel pretty good about what we have coming in on the offensive side of the ball," said Coach Trosper.
Coach Trosper is confident that this years' team will be able to improve on that number.
In order for the defense to be successful, however, Coach Trosper said his team must force more turnovers to counter the amount of points his offense will put up.
Despite the "hype" surrounding this years' team, Coach Trosper made it clear that nothing Is given and doesn't make expectations.
Northern Kentucky Sports - Conner Cruises Past Cooper
"We had a plan," said Conner coach Dave Trosper.
"We knew they were going to score, but we understand the roller coaster that happens during the game.
We have to understand the sudden change of momentum."
said the game was a first for him during his
six years at Conner, with the Cougars taking a knee at the end of the first half and at the final whistle.
team will host the Ryle Raiders next week.
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Coach: Dave Trosper
The Kentucky Post
"He came in against Beechwood (Week 3), and did some really good things for us, and the following week (when we played) Campbell County we felt like we went the right direction," second-year Holmes head coach David Trosper said.
is impressed with what he
has seen from Brown in preseason camp thus far.
gotten a lot better in his footwork and delivery this year," Trosper
Brown finished the 2003 season 51-of-117 passing (43.6 percent) for 715 yards and eight touchdown passes.He
added 460 rushing yards on 136 carries, though Holmes finished 3-7 and lost a bid for the final Class AAAA playoff spot to Ryle on a tiebreaker after going 3-4 in District 6 play. He
is expected to average 15 to 20 pass attempts per game this season, similar to last year.
Brown receives deserving praise for his
offensive prowess, but Trosper
future in football is on defense.
probably our best corner," Trosper
...• Coach: David Trosper (3-7 in one season).