The perfect team — consists of coaches that care. 

Alex Brink, QB Coach

One of the top quarterbacks ever to come out of the Northwest. Brink led Sheldon HS (Eugene, OR) to a state title in 2002, throwing for 36 TDs and 3,946 yards (2nd all time.)

Alex went on to set multiple school and PAC-10 records while starting for 4 seasons at Washington State. He finished 3rd all time in total passing yards within the conference, behind Carson Palmer and Derek Anderson.

Brink spent two seasons with the Houston Texans as a 7th round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft. He also spent 5 years in the CFL with Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal.

He is widely considered one of the top quarterback mentors on the West Coast and is a member of the prestigious Nike Elite 11 coaching staff. To contact Alex or learn more visit

Ryan DePalo - DB Coach

DePalo originally from Washington was a four sport stand out - football, basketball, track and baseball. Moving to Oregon his Junior year, Ryan was one of the state's top athletes out of Southridge HS (Beaverton, OR), before heading off to play free safety for the University of Oregon (2003-07.) Ryan earned a scholarship after his freshman season. 

The former walk-on positioned himself as a starter in the fall of (2007) before tearing his ACL during spring ball. Four months after having surgery his hard work and dedication paid dividends as the overachiever utilized his experience and intelligence to overcome any physical deficiencies and play a reserve role.

Ryan was named two-time special teams captain ('05, '06.) He also excelled in the weight room, equaling the secondary's second-best power clean max (324 lbs.) and fourth-best bench (375 lbs) in the program's history by a defensive back.  

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Alex Linnenkohl - Line Coach

Linnenkohl is recognized as one of the top centers ever to play at Oregon State. He started for three years, earning All PAC-10 honors twice. Alex had a brief stint with the Chicago Bears and played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League.

He has been training the region's top lineman for the last 3 years and is currently the head line coach at Westview HS (Beaverton, OR.)

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Brent Haberly - LB Coach

 A multi-year starter for the Ducks at LB, playing at Oregon from 2002-2006. Brent initially walked on after earning all state RB/LB honors at Cottage Grove High School (Cottage Grove, OR).

Separate from his football career Brent has been an analyst at 750 The Game and Fox 12. He does an outstanding job working with the state's top LBs, as his passion for life and football is something that you can't teach.

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Elvis Akpla - WR Coach

Akpla just spent his second season as the head coach at Lakeridge High School (Lake Oswego, OR). The Lincoln High School (Portland, OR) alumn initially went to Oregon on a track scholarship before transferring to Montana State to play football. As a senior he was a 1st Team All Big Sky selection earning AP All-American honors.

Akpla caught 126 passes for 2270 yards (school record) and 18 TDs over the course of his career. He was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent following his collegiate career. In addition, he spent time with the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League.

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Aaron Kincy - DB Coach

Kincy was one of Florida's top DBs out of Boca Ciega High School (St. Petersburg, FL.) Originally attending Murray State, he made the transfer to Butte Junior College in California before ending up at Portland State.

Aaron was considered on of the top DBs in the Big Sky Conference during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. He has mentored some of the top defensive backs in the state of Oregon over the last 3 years.

Jeff Maehl - WR Coach

Maehl-Man joins the EForce staff as one of our elite receiver coaches. A four-year letterman at Oregon, Jeff tied the school record for career touchdowns receptions (24), while leading the Ducks in receptions (77) and receiving yardage (1,076) as a senior in helping Oregon reach the 2011 BCS National Championship Game.

Jeff went on to play in the NFL for Houston Texans (2011-2012) and the Philadelphia Eagles (2013-2014).

Jeff was named First-team All-Pac 10 (2010), Pac-10 Champion (2009, 2010) and holds the NFL Combine record for fastest 3-cone (6.42).

James Dockery - DB Coach

Dockery joins the EForce staff following an impressive collegiate and professional playing career. He started 25 games at Oregon State from 2006 - 2010 before signing as an un-drafted free agent with the Cleveland Browns in 2011.

One of three undrafted rookies to make the opening day roster for the Browns, Dockery played in 12 games during his first season. In 2012 he signed with the Carolina Panthers and spent 3 years with the team. 

A native of Palm Desert, CA Dockery now lives in the Portland area where he hopes to continue working with and mentoring young athletes.

Alex Molden - DB Coach

Molden rounds out the lineup of all-star EForce defensive back coaches. A 3-year starter at Oregon, Molden was a 1st Team All Pac-10 and 2nd Team All-American selection during the Ducks' 1995 Rose Bowl run.

Alex was the 11th overall pick of the New Orleans Saints in the 1996 NFL Draft.  He had an 8 year NFL career with the Saints, Chargers and Lions.

A native of Detroit, MI Molden now lives in the Portland area and coaches at West Linn HS while also tutoring some of the top athletes in the area.

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Tyson Coleman - LB Coach

Coleman is a former 4-star recruit out of Lake Oswego High School where he earned 1st team all state honors as a safety and a state finals appearance in 2008. 

Tyson joins the EForce staff after a highly successful career at Oregon where he logged 162 career tackles in helping the Ducks to four consecutive bowl appearances including a national championship appearance during the 2014 season while starting the final 28 straight games of his career.

Jon Ellis - WR Coach

One of the Big Sky's top receivers in 2012 & 13. Ellis led Montana State with 6 receiving TD's and 555 yards on 53 catches, during his breakout junior season. Jon was a standout at Mansfield High School in Texas, earning 1st team all district and team MVP honors. He is now coaching with former teammate Akpla at Lakeridge High School.

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Ryan McCants - RB Coach

McCants was considered one of the nation's top high school RBs while at Santiago HS (Corona, CA.) He committed to Oregon St, starting three games as a freshman before backing up Jacquizz Rodgers for the next three years. 

Ryan is currently coaching and teaching at Lincoln HS (Portland, OR.)

Raphiel Lambert - RB/DB Coach

Lambert was a two-way standout at Jesuit High School (Portland, OR) helping to lead the Crusaders to two state titles. As highly recruited 3-start prospect Ralph signed with the Boise State Broncos out of high school.

As a senior Lambert earned 2nd team All-State honors as a RB and DB while rushing for nearly 1,500 yards and 23 touchdowns

He is currently pursuing his Master's in counseling while coaching and working at Jesuit.



Kieran McDonagh - QB Coach

The first true freshman QB to start for Portland State in over 60 years, Kieran finished his freshman season as a finalist for the Jerry Rice National Freshman of the Year award.  

After earning 2nd-team all-state and 4 varsity letters in football during his career at Skyview High School (Vancouver, WA), McDdonagh became just the second Vikings QB to ever eclipse the 1,000 rushing mark during his time at Portland State and is 4th all-time in total offense in the Vikings record books with 6,894 yards.



Stevie Coury - WR Coach

A native of Lake Oswego, OR Coury was a 1st Team All-State WR on the Lake Oswego Lakers 2012 state championship team.

Stevie redshirted at Oregon State before transferring to Portland State where he played in 24 games over his final 2 years of eligibility. The son of legendary Oregon high school coach, Steve Coury, he hopes to continue sharing the knowledge he has gained throughout his career as a part of the EForce staff.

Brian Jackson - DB coach

A native of Alabama, Jackson attend prestigious Hoover High School where he was 1st Team All-State and was the No. 71 ranked CB in the nation.

Brian attended Oregon from 2009-2013 and was a 2 year starter at safety. During those 2 years he ranked top 5 in tackles for the Duck defense and was the top tackler in the secondary.

He currently coaches at Sherwood High School and pursues his passion of training youth and high school athletes as a member of the EForce Performance staff.

Patrick Heath - EForce Football Director of Marketing 

Heath was a two-sport standout at Jesuit High School (Portland, OR) on both the football and baseball field. Following a high school career that included a state finals birth in football during the 2009 season and a semifinals appearance in baseball in 2011, Pat continued his football career at Division-III national power Linfield College where he played defensive back.

Jordan Johnson - EForce Football Recruiting Coordinator

Jordan has been active in the high school football world for a number of years, initially starting his career with He now runs BattlePrepWest.Com and heads up recruiting for EForce Football.

He was an all conference athlete on the football and baseball field at Beaverton High School, before graduating from Portland State University in 2004. Jordan also coached football and baseball at Beaverton and Canby HS from (2004-07).