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Kris Rosholt, Varsity Head Coach, Program General Manager 

Coach Rosholt was hired as the Head Football Coach in the Spring of 2022.  He comes to us from Legend High School.  During his time at Legend, he was an integral part of leading that program to back-to-back Final 4 appearances (2021, 2020) and to their first ever playoff appearance (2018) in CHSAA 5A.  Coach Rosholt grew up in a football household.  His dad, Paul, and brother, Erik, played college football and were high school football coaches.  After high school, Coach Rosholt played college football at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he was an All-American and 3-time National Champion. His playing career culminated with a tryout with the Green Bay Packers.  His first coaching and teaching experience came at Belleville High School in Belleville, WI where he was Varsity Special Teams Coach.  He then began coaching and teaching at Stoughton High School in Stoughton, WI.  There he held many roles including: Varsity Defensive Coordinator, Varsity Special Teams Coordinator, Head Hockey Coach, Head JV Baseball Coach, and Strength and Conditioning Teacher.  Coach Rosholt moved to Colorado in 2018, so that his family could be closer to his wife’s family.  Kris has been married to his wife Alexis since 2015 and they have a son named Kashton. 

 

Damon Thomas - Wide Receivers - Leadership Development (Lead)

Coach Damon Thomas is again working with the Varsity Wide Receivers (aka... Roadrunners). He has been coaching football at both the youth and high school levels since 1996. Before joining Chatfield in 2019, his prior 7 years were as the head coach of a South Jeffco team competing in the highest division levels in both JMFA and AYL from 2nd to 8th grade, going 69-7 with 6 Championships and 4 Honor and Integrity Awards voted on by opposing coaches and officials. Coach Thomas is a 1987 graduate of Bear Creek High School where he earned conference recognition as a cornerback and wide receiver. He has a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado and is President of CTL|Thompson Materials Engineers, Inc. where he’s worked since 1989. While extremely competitive on the field for team success, his primary focus is to pour into the lives of the young men he coaches and support them as they navigate the struggles and challenges of high school and ultimately into their adult lives beyond. He maintains many relationships with former players that are all part of ‘his’ family. He thanks his beautiful and loving wife Carrie whom he's been married to since 1991 and his 3 children Kyle (Coach T... Varsity Linebackers), Tori and Cade for supporting him in his coaching passion. Go Chargers!!!

 

Andrei Gisetti - Special Teams 

He's been a football coach here at Chatfield since 2009. Andrei graduated from Terryville High School (go Kangaroos!) in Terryville, CT in 1992 after spending two years at St. Joseph's High School in Trumbull, CT (Go Cadets!).  He played football at St. Joe's and in Terryville and was a thrower on the track team (they did not have football sadly).  He then attended Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY and played Rugby on the college team and also was All-Conference team for three years as he earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Andrei went to New York University for his Master's in Higher Education Administration.  He loves coaching and watching the players grow into awesome young adults.  When not at Chatfield, he often spends time with his wife Jacque (whom he can never thank enough) and their two daughters, Kylee and Ellie, and their two dogs Yoda and Leia. 

 

Andy Clements - Outside Linebackers - Leadership Development

Coaching 9 years, 2 at Chatfield (1 State Championship title, safeties. Freshman league championship, DC), 1 in college (CSU, defensive scout team), 6 in little league (3rd grade-8th with current sophomore class, 2 championship titles, DC). Played football, basketball, track for Chatfield; All-Colorado (linebacker), First team All-State (both track and football). Played linebacker and safety for CSU (New Mexico Bowl title).

 

 

 

 

Greg Myers - Varsity Defensive Assistant (DB’s)

I began coaching at Chatfield High School in 2022.  I attended Windsor High School and played football at Colorado State University.  During my football career, I was fortunate to be surrounded by great coaches, players, and staff.  This allowed me to achieve many individual (TEAM) honors at the college level (4 x All-Conference - Defensive Back, 4 x Academic All-Conference, 2 x All-American - Defensive Back, 2 x Academic All-American, Jim Thorpe Award (1995), Inducted into College Football Hall of Fame - 2013).  I played 5 years in the NFL (Cincinnati, Dallas) before going to Medical School.  I look forward to being a part of these STUDENT athletes’ journey as Chatfield Chargers!

 

 

Kyle Thomas - Inside Linebackers/JV Defensive Coordinator - Academics

Coach Thomas has been on the Chatfield football staff since 2019.  He has been the Varsity Linebacker coach and the JV Defensive coordinator. Coach Thomas loves football, faith, and family. He takes pride in developing these young men not only on the field, but off as well.  Chatfield has been an amazing place to call home and the future is bright for the Charger family! Go Chargers!

 

 

 

 

 

Lucas Gunkel - Defensive Backs - Team Building

Lucas Gunkel graduated from Chatfield Senior High School in 2015 where he played football, basketball & lacrosse. He went on to play college football at Denison University in Ohio. He graduated from Colorado Mesa University in 2020 with a degree in Kinesiology concentrated in K-12 PE. Lucas has coached football for 6 years including playing and coaching professional football in Germany. Lucas just got married to his wife Mackenzie and is excited to start a family in the Chatfield community. 

 

 

 

 

Jason Anderson - Varsity Defensive Assistant

This is my 1st year coaching football.  I started playing football at a young age and fell in love with the game.  After years of little league and one Hawks Super Bowl Trophy, I ended up Legend High School where I played Middle Linebacker for Coach Rosholt.  Both my junior and senior years, we made it to the 5A State Semifinals as one of the top ranked defenses in the state.  I graduated in 2022 and am attending University of Denver where I am majoring in Finance.  Simultaneously, I will be serving as a Varsity Defensive Assistant at Chatfield where we plan on being a 5A powerhouse.  

 

 

 

Stephen Hughes - Defensive Line - College Recruiting 

Over 30 years coaching the Defensive Line at a variety of levels.  Excited to be a part of Charger Nation.  Most recent stop was Mullen High School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Harpstreith - Varsity Assistant - Fundraising

Inspiring football coach bringing extensive experience guiding and mentoring athletes to reach their full potential. Former Chatfield Charger football player, dedicated to giving back to our program. Team leader with a goal of developing our talented Charger athletes into being great young men both on and off the field. #chargerpride 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey Roselli - Offensive Line - College Recruiting

Joey Roselli, Offensive Line Coach: Football career started as an offensive lineman in 7th grade. Went on to Chatfield Senior High School and played four years as an Offensive lineman and a thrower. Went to the Colorado School of Mines to study engineering and play football. 5-year football player and 2 year starter on the offensive line at right guard, culminating in an 11 year career as an offensive lineman. Graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 2019. Began coaching career as the assistant offensive line coach at Chatfield on the 2021 Chatfield 4A state team. 

 

 

 

Charlie Gilbert - JV Head Coach

Coach Gilbert has been coaching football at Chatfield High School since 2017. He looks forward to teaching the kids how to become winners on & off the field. His passion for football started as a youth & still continues today. He played football for Bear Creek High School where he received all conference honors. Before coaching at Chatfield, he coached at the youth level & was fortunate enough to be part of many championship teams. His son Brayden Gilbert, whom he’s most proud of, graduated from Chatfield and is now attending Mesa University. When Coach Gilbert is not working as a self-employed roofing contractor he enjoys working out, skiing & scuba diving. Go Chargers!

 

 

Blake Ellis - Running Backs - Academics

Played RB/FB at Chatfield for all 4 years. Graduated in 2013, was all-conference senior season. Coached RBs at Chatfield following graduation and had a top 5 rushing offense in 5A. Left coaching to get my bachelor’s degree in sport and exercise science and just recently graduated with my master’s degree in public health! I’m so excited to be back at Chatfield and look forward to a great season! 

 

 

 

 

Freshman Staff

 

A person wearing sunglassesDescription automatically generated with low confidenceDavid Yanett - Head Freshman Coach - Youth Football Outreach

This is my 1st year coaching at Chatfield. I am thrilled and excited to be a part of the team and the community.  In my past, I was fortunate to be a part of the youth football program through South Jeffco for the last 6 years with 2 different championship teams. (Go Knights and Outlaws!) I attended Jim Thorpe HS in PA and played multiple sports throughout my youth and high school years. I moved to Colorado with my wife Pam in 1999 and began my career in mortgage lending. I love coaching because I believe it has an impact on kids.  My goal is to challenge the kids both physically and mentally and make them great teammates.  We will be prideful in everything we do, and we will carry ourselves in a positive manner both on and off the field.  Go Chargers!

 

Joe Moore - Freshman Defensive Coordinator

Joe Moore joined the Charger family as the CSHS Head Wrestling Coach in April of 2021.  He has had a lifelong love and appreciation for the game of Football and began helping the Chargers as an Assistant Varsity Defensive Line Coach in August of 2021.  He was closely mentored by Don McGatlin, Michael Gordon, and Joe Roselli.  Coach Moore has built his Football defensive knowledge from the hand fighting and tackling/takedown positions common in the sport of Wrestling. When Joe is not coaching Football, he can be found coaching Wrestling, fishing, playing guitar, and working as a Mortgage Broker.

 

 

 

Mazen Dauleh - Offensive Coordinator Freshman Team - Youth Football Outreach

Football is the greatest game on earth and I'm so excited to be able to share my passion with the Charger family! I have been coaching for over 15 years from youth to high school level. Most recently, I was the Head Freshman Coach and Offensive Coordinator at Mullen High School. Before that, I coached at Eagle Valley High School where I was the O/D line coach and assistant coordinator. Prior to my high school coaching career, I coached in South Jeffco for many years. My last team (Go Broncos!) has several former players that will be juniors this coming season. I'm a Colorado native born and raised in Littleton. I graduated from a local rival school that shall not be named. Ironically, my last High School game was against Chatfield. After my time playing in high school, I went to play two years of semi pro with the Southeast Silverbacks and Mile High Grizzlies. I was the middle linebacker and defensive team captain. I graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2010 with a degree in Exercise Science and minor in nutrition. My coaching philosophy is that everyone first has fun and secondly gives 100% their best effort. When I am not on the football field or working, I'm spending time with my beautiful family, wrenching on cars, building jeeps, camping or doing something fun. My wife, Kelli and I have been married for 7 years and we have two amazing daughters, Brynlie, 5, and Briar 1, along with two oversized cotton balls, aka Bichons, named Hank and Gus.  GO CHARGERS! 

 

Mark Burnett - OL/DL Freshman Team -  Fundraising 

Coached for AYL past 8 years. Was named All-Western New York as a high school senior, offensive tackle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Radi - DB’s/WR’s/RB’s Freshman Team - Leadership Development

This is my first-year coaching at Chatfield. I graduated from Littleton High School and was an all-state running back there. Being a four-sport athlete, I chose to play football at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. There I played running back and defensive back. Since then, I have been helping my younger brothers and coaching them. Outside of football, you can find me skiing or playing golf. I’m currently a private money broker helping investors get funding for their investment properties. This will be my first coaching position but I’m ready for the opportunity. Football has always been in my life, and I love it. I’m excited to be a part of something very special this year. This game is such a great teacher for these young men and I’m passionate about changing lives. GO CHARGERS!

 

 

Alex Trujillo - Coach