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Football Staff

Randy Dreiling

Head Coach

He is married to Stefanie. They have 4 children. Blake –, Ashley –  (Grand daughter Scarlett & Grandson Emmitt), Grant and Nate

Record at Aquinas: 49-13 -- This is his 5th Season at Aquinas
Overall Years as Head Coach: 28
Overall Record as Head Coach: 234-89

Aquinas has been to 3 State Championship Games in Dreiling's first 5 years winning Aquinas's First Ever State Championship last year.


Chad McKinnis Defensive Coordinator/ DL

Wife- Jodi - Children- Son-Gage-, daughter-Quin (Graduated from Aquinas)                                                                                 Colleges attended:
-Fort Scott Community College-lettered in football/baseball-
-Kansas State University-lettered in football                                                                                                                                  Coaching background:
-Friends University-asst. football (WR's)
-Wichita State University-B.A. degree
-Wichita Northwest-asst. football/baseball (LB's)
-Fort Scott High (Defensive Coordinator)/asst Track Coach
-Chanute High School-asst. football (Def. Coor)/asst. Track
-Uniontown High School-asst. football (Def. Coor)/asst. Track
-Hutchinson Community College-asst. football (Def Line)
-Hutchinson High School-asst. football (Def Line)/ Head Track Coach                                                                                            Number of years at STA: 5th year

 Chris Johnson

Outside LB's

Family:  Wife - Natalie   Children - Bret, Avery, Luke

 Education:  Benedictine College – Lettered in football and track

 Coaching:    Football Assistant - KC Piper – 2006-2010, STA – 2000-2005, 2011-Present

 Baseball Assistant     STA – 2017-Present

 Employed with Waddell & Reed as a Data Analyst.

Dillen Jackle

Offensive Line


Spouse: Paula Jackle , son Jase.  Attended Garden City Community College for two years and two years at William Jewell college 4 year starter in football. coached four years at Truman High school Independence, mo. one year at Kansas city southwest, and in third season at STA. Also Coach STA girls freshman Basketball and throws coach for STA track.
 Sean Thompson


College: Benedictine College (football, 3 yr letterman), 1990 grad.  9th season on Aquinas staff. 

 Wife: Julie. Children: Hope (STA grad), Ellie (STA grad), Will (STA Jr, football/baseball).
Kevon McGrew
Running Backs

 Graduated from Benedictine College with a Bachelors in Journalism. McGrew also was apart of the Raven Football team where he was a Four-Year Letter Winner, Team Captain, and All-Conference RB. McGrew is from St. Louis, Mo where he attended Parkway South High School.  In High School he gathered All-State, All-Metro, and All-Conference honors in Football and Track. McGrew is pursuing his Master’s in Sports Administration while living in Kansas City with his Chiweenie Dog Isa. This is his second year with the Saints.

Pat Lonegren

Offensive Line

 Varsity Offensive Line 52nd. year of coaching Asst. to Coach Mirocke at St. Joseph HS 73-78 Wife: Lucinda 8 children, 12 grand- children Enjoys working with Coach Dreiling and sharing in the success of the Saints Served in the US Army as a Field Medic 1966-1968
Justin Kerscher
Raised in central city IA class of 2011, graduated from Iowa central community college class 13, and Graceland University with my bachelors class 18, I played defensive back at Iowa central community college and linebacker at Graceland University. 
Ray Williams

 Ray and his wife of 12 yrs Christina have 5 children, Tathem, Taylor, Reese, Rhegan, and Rhian. Ray being from the great state of Texas has played football most of his life as well as serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. Ray has coached youth football for over 10 yrs and has had teams ranked as high as 3rd in the nation. He also owns a Semi-Pro football team that helps players get to next level. He has a passion for the sport, loves giving back, and mentoring the youth. 

Nelson Young         Tight Ends


 Wife - Kerry; Children Ethan and Avery  
Attended and played football at Southwest Missouri State University.  
Coaching Experience:  10 years/ 1st year at STA
"I take a lot of pride coaching the game that I love and I'm honored to be a member of Coach Dreiling's staff at Saint Thomas Aquinas.  GO SAINTS!"
Tony Raboin
 Assistant, Freshmen 
Formerly of Homestead,FL. BS from KSU 1994.  BSN from Pittsburg State University 1996
Employed by Saint Luke's Health System 2000-current
Coaching: Olathe south youth football 2004.  Kansas City All star football 
Founder and director/head coach of FBU Kansas City 6-8th grade
Simoneau Sports Performance Coach. Outlaws football head coach. 
USA Olympic Weightlifting Coach cert. USA football coach cert.  
Family. Wife Alison. Kids - Taylor, Tate, Courtlyn,  Rader

Brock Howard Assistant Freshman



For two years I was the defensive coach for the Kansas City Bulldogs, semi-pro team in the Midwest Football Alliance. During my high school years at Salina Central High School, I played against Coach Dreiling.  I am honored to now be a member of his staff.  It’s going to be a great season. 

John Carter  Wide Receivers


John and his wife, Nicole, are the proud parents to their son, John III. After having made 1st team All Regional in his years as WR at Willow Canyon High School, John continued to play WR at Glendale Community College. With college under his belt, John then proceeded to play for the West Valley Headhunters in the Arizona Football League (AZFL). While with the AZFL, his team won the state championship in 2012 along with John being the all-time leader in receiving yards. From the AZFL, John joined the US Army and is proud to be an Army Veteran today. This is his first year coaching with Aquinas and is excited for a great season.    

Richard Davila Secondary


Dennis O'Brien
Assistant Freshman

 I am married to Alaina O’Brien. We have 2 beautiful daughters. I graduated from Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas in 2000. I am the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator for the local semi pro team the “Kansas City Bulldogs” and have been for the last 2 years. I also am the Head Coach for the semi pro team “The First City Calvary”. Last season I was the offensive coordinator for them as well. love this game and enjoy passing on the knowledge I have gained throughout my life to help the development of young adults on and off the field!

Bo       Meinsenheimer           Assistant         Freshman 


 Attended Saint Thomas Aquinas and graduated in 2019.  Attending College at Johnson County Community College.