Coaches

Corben Hyatt – Head Coach, Offensive Line   This is Corben’s 6th year with the Storm, and 2nd as Head Coach. Corben played football at McMinnville High School and Walla Walla Community College before transferring to Western Oregon. Corben is the Executive Director for a nonprofit organization, The Office Group, that helps students prepare and organize for college. Corben and his wife Kristal have been in Bend a little over 6 years.

Tony Graziani – JV Head Coach, Quarterbacks   Tony is in his 6th year coaching for the Storm. He played football, basketball and baseball at Downey High School in Modesto, California. He then went on to play quarterback at the University of Oregon leading the team to the Rose and Cotton Bowls. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons and played for the Cleveland Browns, LA Avengers and Philadelphia Soul during his 14-year professional career. He is married to Sarah and has 3 children, Ben, Will and Ava. He is an agent with Century Insurance. Tony considers himself the best golfer and athlete on the Summit staff.

Drew Bledsoe – Offensive Coordinator   Drew is entering his 6th season as a coach. He attended Walla Walla High School and played college football at perennial powerhouse WSU before embarking on a 14-year NFL career with the Patriots, Bills and Cowboys. He has a wonderful, beautiful wife named Maura and 4 excellent students; Stuart, John, Henry and Healy. In his spare time, Drew maintains various business interests including Doubleback Winery in Walla Walla. Hobbies include skiing, golf, biking and water skiing.

Scott Clements – Defensive Coordinator   Currently a PE teacher at Highland Elementary. He is entering his 22nd year of coaching football, 14th at Summit. He is a proud OSU alumni (GO BEAVERS). He has no children, but does have an amazing dog. He is excited about being part of this team and is looking forward to continuing to see it grow into a top-class program.

Jay Brandt – JV Offensive Line/Director of FB Operations   Jay has been coaching football in Bend, OR for the past 11 years, first at Cascade Middle School and then for the last 9 years at Summit High School. He wrestled and played center in football for 10 years in Idaho and finished at Borah High School, winning the state championship in 1982. Jay also played rugby while attending the University of Idaho. He utilizes the work ethic and what his coaches taught him about perseverance in his personal and business life every day. Jay is a Sales Associate for the Pacific Northwest Golf Association and is a competitive indoor rower. Jay is married to his best friend Cynthia and they have two amazing children, Josh and Emma.

Dan Ruhl – Running Backs   This is Dan’s 4th year on the Summit staff. Dan went to Rex Putnam HS where he was a 3-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball. He graduated from Lewis & Clark College where he continued to play football and baseball. While at Lewis & Clark, Dan was a 3-time All American running back and earned All American honors as a shortstop in baseball. Dan has coached football and baseball for the past 14 years at all different age levels and says that the greatest reward in coaching is being a part of something bigger than yourself, and teaching life lessons through the sport. Dan and his beautiful wife Jessica have 3 amazing kids: Dawson, Dylan and Avery. Dan spends most of his spare time coaching his kids in whatever they play, and building memories with his family and friends. His motto in life is, “Wherever you are……..Be there!”

Robb Thomas – Wide Receivers   Robb is returning for his 10th year coaching at Summit. He attended Corvallis High School and played for the 1983 State Championship football team. In college, he had the privilege to be a student and play wide receiver for the Oregon State Beavers. That invaluable foundation helped him stay employed in the NFL from 1989 to 1998 with the Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He and his amazing wife Melinda have 3 kids; Cole, Alexa and Brandon. When Robb is not working to help folks get a mortgage to buy or refinance their homes, he likes to mountain and road bike, golf, hike and read books.

Troy Bailey – Defensive Line   This is Troy’s 2nd year with the Summit coaching staff. He has lived in Bend for 13 years and trades lumber for Plateau Forest Products. Troy and his wife Robin have three sons, Jackson (15), Brady (12) and Kellen (10). When not working or coaching, Troy enjoys golfing and fishing with his family and friends.

Craig Smith – Defensive Backs   Craig is in his 4th year coaching at Summit. He is a real estate development and construction consultant based in Bend. Craig is excited for another opportunity to coach and impact the lives of young student athletes. Craig and his wife Meg have two boys, Campbell and Grant. When he is not in the office or on the football field, Craig enjoys spending time with family and friends enjoying the Central Oregon outdoors.

Mike Zacha Kickers   Mike was born and raised in Mid-Michigan and has been a Bend resident since 2005. He was a four-year starter (1993-1996) for the Albion College Britons, in Albion, Mi., a member of the 1994 Division III National Championship Football Team and currently holds the record for most consecutive starts (43) at Albion College where football dates back to 1884. The Brits were 40-3 during his 4 seasons as a starter. Today he co-owns Fortress Financial Services, Inc. here in Bend, Oregon. They employ 25 people locally and represent both businesses and individuals who have back tax debts with the various states and the IRS. Mike enjoys hunting big game, snowboarding, snowmobiling, road biking, traveling and spending time with his wife Lauren and their two sons Brody (5) and Griffin (3).

Jay Tobias – Freshmen Head Coach   This is Jay’s 4th year coaching for Summit. He is President of Katahdin Financial Group. Jay and his wife Julie have three sons, Jack, Grant and Hank and a collie named Meg. When not in the office, Jay spends more time outdoors than in the house. Jay loves backcountry hiking and skiing; trail running with Meg; mountain and road biking and traveling with his family.

Tim Brines – Freshman Assistant/Defensive Coordinator   This is Tim’s 3rd year on the Summit coaching staff. His 16 years of football coaching experience includes youth, middle school and high school/varsity levels. Tim is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma Washington. At Puget Sound he was a member of the football team. Logger Up! While at Shelton High School in Washington he was active in football, wrestling, baseball and powerlifting. Born and raised in Washington state he and his family have lived in Bend for 16 years after living in Omaha, Nebraska and Austin, Texas. His wonderful wife of 20+ years, Krista, is a teacher and the activities director at Mt. View High School. She’s a proud Cougar and supportive Storm parent. Together they are raising 3 sons-twin brothers Beau and Will (Summit sophomores) and Cal (6th grade). When able to make time, reading, writing, music and camping are enjoyed. One of these years several books he is writing will be either completed or officially declared a lost cause.

Orlando Garcia – JV Defensive Coordinator/Assistant Defensive Line Coach   This is Orlando’s 2nd year as a coach. He was a 3-year varsity football player for the Storm. He attends COCC full-time. He has a younger brother, Jason, who will be attending George Fox University in the fall, and his biggest fan is his mother, Maria.

Cam Miller – Freshmen Assistant   This is Cam’s 2nd year coaching for Summit. Cam is newlywed, and he and his wife, KayLee, and recently moved to Bend from Nashville, Tennessee with their golden doodle, Gibson. Cam was the captain of the men’s basketball team at Lipscomb University, a D1 program out of Nashville, where he also earned his degree in financial markets. Cam currently works at Katahdin Financial Group. He enjoys playing pick-up basketball and exploring all the outdoor activities that Bend has to offer.

Peter Ozolin – Freshmen Assistant   This will be Peter’s first year coaching for Summit.  Prior to joining the Summit Coaching Staff, Peter coached a variety of sports K-Middle-School, but football is where his passion lies.  Peter grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and later went to University of Oregon where he played football and subsequently Willamette University for his graduate studies.  Peter co-founded Manzama, Inc. here in Bend, OR in 2010, a provider of marketing intelligence software for professional service organizations. Peter and his spouse Casie have two children, Charlie their son and Grace their daughter, as well as two dogs Sadie and Louie.  Their family enjoys the outdoors and traveling.

Support:

Kevin Boss Strength and Conditioning Coach

Will Smith  

Eric Jorgensen

TBD – Trainer (through The Center)

 

Special Consultants to the Team:

John Marshall

Mac Bledsoe

Mack Farag

 

Athletic Office:

Mike Carpenter Athletic Director

Stacey Hager Athletic Secretary