Juniors and seniors with a study hall have the opportunity to spend one day a week at the Primary School. It has become a voluntary mentoring project in which student athletes interact with a kindergarten, first or second grade class by a variety of activities. This program has provided many memorable and valuable experiences for everone involved.
1st Downs for Down Syndrome
For the 6th year now, our team will make a generous donation to this charity that was started by the Kansas City Chiefs and now has high schools involved. Funds are used to assist children with Down's Syndrome and their families in the Kansas City area.
Kyle Roach - Head coach, offensive coordinator, quarterbacks. Enters 27th year as a head coach, 15 at Pleasant Hill. Also served as head coach at Wellington-Napoleon and Mtn. Grove. Was inducted into the Missouri Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2009. Northwest Missouri Grad. Kyle is married to Kathy and has three sons Nathan, Aaron and Trenten. Teaches High School PE.
2009 Missouri Football Coaches Assn. Hall of Fame
Tom Gasper - Defensive coordinator, Defensive line. UCM Grad. Begins 14th year at Pleasant Hill. Also coaches jr. high wrestling. Tom is married to Rebekah and has three kids Jaxon, Elias and a new baby girl Emelia. Teachers Jr. High Social Studies.
Wes Thompson - JV offensive coordinator, offensive line, special teams. Enters 5th year at Pleasant Hill, after 2 years coaching at Kansas Weslyan. A graduate of Kansas Weslyan, teaching science. Also coaches Jr. High basketball. Recently married to Sarah
Michael Kober - JV Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backs. 1st year as coach at Pleasant Hill. University of Central Missouri graduate with a B.S. in Biology. Pleasant Hill graduate from '07. Played football at William Jewell College from '07-'08.
John Hamilton-Inside linebackers, Freshmen defensive coordinator. Beginning his 7th year at Pleasant Hill. A graduate of Wichita State University. Also a head track coach. Married to Monica. They have one daughter, Julia.
Andrew Schoenherr-Outside LB/9th special teams, graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 2007, received an education degree to teach social studies from the University of Central Missouri with a degree in Social Studies Education and taught for one year in the Archie school district, coached football, track, and baseball Engaged to Amanda Thomas.
Steve Reese - Wide receivers, and helps with JV Defense. A 27 year retiree from AT&T, UCM grad. Steve is a widower, with 2 children, 2 step children, and 2 grand children. Steve is in his 7th year, teaching Social Studies, while also coacing jr high basketball and jr. high track.
Adam Hutzell - Freshman offensive coordinator, varsity running backs coach. Enters 9th year of teaching and 6th year of coaching. Graduated from Benedictine College in 2004. Married to Jennifer Hutzell and has 4 kids, Kayla, Madison, Jackson, and Kayla. Teaches Special Education at Pleasant Hill High School.