The Sioux Falls Storm announced its 2013 coaching staff, welcoming one new but familiar face to the team and returning three. Dustan Hovorka will join the Storm as the new receivers coach, while Paul Keizer, Josh Sigfried & James Schrenk return alongside Coach Riggs.
Hovorka will return to the sidelines as the new receivers coach after
playing 5 outstanding seasons for the Storm. Hovorka currently works at
the University of Sioux Falls as the wide receivers coach and recruiting
coordinator. While playing for the Storm, Hovorka recorded 16
touchdowns and 523 yards in the 2011 season.
Siegfried returns for his second season as the Storm's defensive
coordinator. Siegfried has coached 10 years at Roosevelt, during which
they won three state titles. Under Siegfried in 2012, the Storm defense
compiled 21 interceptions, 22 sacks, 8 forced fumbles and 669 tackles.
Siegfried looks to replicate this success in 2013.
Keizer will be entering his fifth season on the Storm coaching staff.
Keizer, a former two-time all-star, played for Sioux Falls in 2007 and
2008. During Keizer's career, the Storm allowed an incredibly low 18
sacks on 836 passing attempts. The Storm Offensive Line, led by Keizer,
set team record in rushing yards and total points during the 2007
Schrenk is back for his second season to coach the defending champion
defensive line. Schrenk is also the linebackers coach and recruiting
coordinator at Augustana College. Schrenk was a four-year-letter-winner
at Northern Colorado where he started two years at linebacker and earned
All-Big Sky honorable mention honors as a senior.
you can assemble a staff that is passionate about coaching and has a
desire to make others better, than you are very lucky as a head coach,"
said Storm Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs. "This is the position that I am in
for the 2013 season."