Kansas Shrine Bowl names assistant coaches

The Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors announced the assistant coaches for the 2022 Kansas Shrine Bowl. The assistant coaches were chosen based on the success of their season, as well as eligibility limitations and coach availability. The 49th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played at Carnie Smith Stadium, on the campus of Pittsburg State University, on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022, at 7 p.m.

The 2022 Head Coaches, announced earlier this year, are Basehor-Linwood’s Rod Stallbaumer for the East and Wichita Collegiate’s Troy Black, leading the West.

The Assistant coaches for the East team are Clint Rider (6A – Blue Valley Northwest), Jason Feeback (5A – Spring Hill), Rick Pollard (4A – Piper), Neal Philpot (3A – Girard), Derick Hammes (2A – Rossville) and Jeff Schneider (1A – Jefferson County North).

The Assistant coaches for the West team are Ene Akpan (6A – Wichita East), Tony Crough (5A – Hays), Steve Warner (4A – Buhler), Jordan Echer (3A – Concordia), Brad Gober (2A – Beloit) and Lance Sawyer (1A – Inman).

All Shrine Bowl events are produced and presented to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children, now known as Shriners Children’s.  Shriners Children’s offers care for a range of orthopedic issues, as well as care for burn injuries, craniofacial conditions, spine care and spinal cord injuries, colorectal and gastrointestinal care, and sports medicine. Children up to the age of 18 are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. The 49th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will be played at Carnie Smith Stadium, on the campus of Pittsburg State University, on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 at 7 p.m.