LEETONIA (DIV. VI )
Head Coach: Artie Altomare, 27th year (141-121-2).
Assistants: Matt Altomare (defensive coordinator), Jimi Green (offensive coordinator), Fred Bruderly (QB/DB), Nick Mango (OL/DL), Brian Green (RB), Kurt Kampfer (spec. team coordinator), Randy Selway (WR), Dave DeVille (kickers/punters).
2004 record: 9-3 (regional semifinalists).
Offensive/defensive formations: Wing tee/multiple defense.
Key losses: FB/LB Aaron Merrill (1st-team All-Ohio, NEO Back of Year, and three-time All State; holds 23 school records), T/DT Ryan Holliday (2nd team All-Ohio), C/NT Don Boyd (HM All Ohio), RB/DB Jamie Kegelmyer (HM All-Ohio), QB/DB Cody Tihle (HM All-Area).
Returning lettermen: 14.
Returning starters: 2 offense; 5 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Jon Williams, FB, 6-3,195, Jr.; Jon Popio, RB, 5-5,150, Sr.
Incoming offensive backs: Corey Raushenbach, QB, 6-0, 165, Jr.; Jamie Milsom, WB, 5-8, 150, Jr.,; Jake Kruegel, RB, 5-7, 130, Soph.; Kaid Todd, WB, 5-8, 135, Soph.
Returning offensive ends: Andy Kisner, WR, 6-1, 145, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: All Juniors: Aaron Valentine, TE, 6-0, 220; Nic DeVille, TE, 5-11, 165; Dustin Trummer, WR, 5-9, 160; Dustin Bertschman, TE, 6-0, 165 (l letter); Matt Raushenbach, WR, 5-10, 145
Returning offensive linemen: Andrew Billet, G, 6-10, 225, Sr.; Sean Crum, T, 6-2-350, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Travis Webb, G, 5-11, 190, Soph.; Chris Hepler, T, 5-9, 235, Sr. (2 letters); Donald Trummer, G, 5-10, 200 Soph.; Jake Kampfer, C, 6-0, 200, Sr.; Alex Perkins, C, 5-8, 200, Soph.; Mike Manis, T, 5-9, 240, Sr.; Ray Yeager, T, 5-6, 135, Sr.
Returning defensive linemen: Chris Hepler, NT (93 tackles; 15 for loss); Sean Crum, DT; Jon Williams, DE (96 total tackles; All-TCL choice)
Incoming defensive linemen: Donald Trummer, DT; Travis Webb, DT; Alex Perkins, NT; Ray Yeager, NT; Mike Manis, DT; and Dwight Wining, DT, 6-0, 260 Jr.
Returning linebackers: Andrew Billet, LB (129 total tackles; 21 for a loss. 14 sacks; All-TCL, All-Ohio selection).
Incoming linebackers: Jake Kampfer LB, Dustin Trummer LB, and Josh Thompson, LB, 5-8, 205, Soph.
Returning defensive backs: Jon Popio, CB, and Andy Kisner, CB/S (2 interceptions each).
Incoming defensive backs: Jake Kruegel, CB; Jamie Milsom, S; Kaid Todd, CB; Corey Raushenbach, S; Jordan Bell, S., 6-10, 145, Soph.; Josh Selway, CB/S, 5-9, 160, Fresh.
Outlook: We are a very young this year; do not have very much varsity experience. We must mature quickly in order to build on last year's success. We should be faster than last year, but a little smaller. Our goals are to win the TCL and advance to playoffs.