Coaches

Ed Hottle – Head Coach, Stevenson University

Ed HottleThe founder of First Down Football Camps, and the first head football coach at Stevenson, Hottle previously served as the head football coach and assistant athletics director at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. He joined Gallaudet in July 2005, amassing a 27-20 record in five seasons from 2005-09, during which he led the Bison back to NCAA Division III status in 2007. In 2009, Hottle was selected by his peers as the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Coach of the Year.

In 2009, Hottle was selected by his peers as the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Coach of the Year after leading Gallaudet to a 6-4 record and a second-place finish. The Bison also ranked 10th in the nation in total defense and ninth in rushing offense.

Known as a program-builder, Hottle describes himself as “a firm believer in the fundamentals, discipline, and positive attitude” while focusing on “relentless recruiting and retention.”

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Other First Down Football Camps coaches:

Ryan Larsen- Offensive Coordinator, Stevenson University

Clayton Beard- Assistant Head Football Coach, Offensive Line Coach, Stevenson University

Nate Pagan- Wide receivers Coach, Stevenson University

Dustin Johnson- Defensive Coordinator, Stevenson University

Todd Nelson- Defensive Line Coach, Stevenson University

Kevin Costello-Linebackers, Stevenson University