The perfect team — consists of coaches that care.
Alex Brink, QB Coach
One of the top quarterbacks ever to come out of the Pacific Northwest, Alex Brink led Sheldon High School (Eugene, OR) to a state title in 2002, throwing for 36 touchdowns and 3,946 yards (2nd all time).
Alex went on to set multiple school and conference records while starting four seasons at Washington State University. He finished 3rd all time in total passing yards within the conference, behind Carson Palmer and Derek Anderson.
Alex spent two seasons with the Houston Texans as a 7th round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft. He also spent five years in the Canadian Football League 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 www.alexbrink.com.
Ryan DePalo - DB Coach
Ryan DePalo, originally from Washington, was a four sport stand out in high school - football, basketball, track and baseball. Moving to Oregon his junior year, Ryan was one of the state's top athletes out of Southridge High School (Beaverton, OR), before playing 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 he 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) at Oregon. 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.
Alex Linnenkohl - Line Coach
Alex Linnenkohl is recognized as one of the top centers ever to play at Oregon State University. He started for three years, earning All Pac-10 honors twice. After college, Alex had a brief stint in NFL with the Chicago Bears and played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League.
He has been training the region's top lineman and is head line coach at Westview High School (Beaverton, OR).
Brent Haberly - LB Coach
Brent Haberly is a former multi-year starter for the University of Oregon, playing linebacker for the Ducks 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 is a football analyst at 750 The Game and KPTV's FOX 12. His passion for life and football is something you can't teach, and is reflected in his work with the state's top linebackers.
Elvis Akpla - WR Coach
Elvis Akpla is a Lincoln High School (Portland, OR) alumn that initially went to University of Oregon on a track scholarship before transferring to Montana State to play football. At Montana, he set a school record catching 126 passes for 2,270 yards and 18 TDs. As a senior, he was a 1st Team All Big Sky selection and earned AP All-American honors.
Elvis was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent following his collegiate career. In addition to his time in the NFL, he spent time with the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League. Outside of his work with EForce, Elivs is the head coach at Lakeridge High School (Lake Oswego, OR).
Aaron Kincy - DB Coach
Aaron Kincy was one of Florida's top defensive backs 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 University.
Aaron was considered on of the top defensive backs in the Big Sky Conference during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. He has mentored some of the top DBs in the state of Oregon over the last three years.
Jeff Maehl - WR Coach
Jeff Maehl, aka the Maehl-Man, is EForce Football's elite receiver coach. A four-year lettermen at University of 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 and 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 1st 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
James Dockery joined the EForce staff following an impressive collegiate and professional playing career. He started 25 games at Oregon State University from 2006 - 2010 before signing as a free agent with the Cleveland Browns in 2011.
One of three undrafted rookies to make the opening day roster for the Browns, James played in 12 games during his first season. In 2012, he signed with the Carolina Panthers and spent three years with the team.
A native of Palm Desert, CA, James now lives in the Portland area where he is continuing working with and mentoring young athletes.
Alex Molden - DB Coach
Alex Molden rounds out the lineup of all-star EForce defensive back coaches. A three-year starter at University of Oregon, Alex 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 High School while also tutoring some of the top athletes in the area.
Tyson Coleman - LB Coach
Tyson Coleman joined the EForce staff after a highly successful career at University of 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. He started the final 28 straight games of his career.
A former 4-star recruit out of Lake Oswego High School, Tyson earned 1st team All State honors as a safety and made a state finals appearance in 2008.
Jon Ellis - WR Coach
One of the Big Sky's top receivers in 2012 and 2013, Jon Ellis led Montana State University with six 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 Elvis Akpla at Lakeridge High School.
Ryan McCants - RB Coach
Ryan McCants was considered one of the nation's top high school running backs while at Santiago High School (Corona, CA). He committed to Oregon State University out of high school, starting three games as a freshman before backing up Jacquizz Rodgers for the next three years.
Ryan is currently coaching and teaching at Lincoln High School (Portland, OR).
Raphiel Lambert - RB/DB Coach
Ralph Lambert was a two-way standout at Jesuit High School (Portland, OR) where he helped lead the Crusaders to two state titles. As highly recruited 3-star prospect, Ralph signed with the Boise State Broncos out of high school.
As a senior, Lambert earned 2nd team All-State honors as a running back and defensive back while rushing for nearly 1,500 yards and 23 touchdowns.
He is currently pursuing his Masters in counseling while coaching and working at Jesuit High School.
Kieran McDonagh - QB Coach
The first true freshman quarterback to start for Portland State University in over 60 years, Kieran McDonagh finished his freshman season as a finalist for the Jerry Rice National Freshman of the Year award. He became the second Vikings QB to ever eclipse the 1,000 rushing mark during his time at Portland State, and finished 4th all-time in total offense for the Vikings with 6,894 yards.
Kieran earned 2nd-team All-State and four varsity letters in football during his career at Skyview High School (Vancouver, WA).
Stevie Coury - WR Coach
A native of Lake Oswego, OR, Stevie Coury was a 1st Team All-State wide reciever for Lake Oswego High School's 2012 state championship team.
Stevie redshirted at Oregon State before transferring to Portland State University, where he played in 24 games over his final two years of eligibility. The son of legendary Oregon high school coach, Steve Coury, he hopes to continue sharing the knowledge he has gained as part of the EForce staff.
Brian Jackson - DB coach
Brian Jackson attended University of Oregon from 2009-2013 and was a two year starter at safety. During that time, he ranked in the top five in tackles for the Duck defense and was the top tackler in the secondary.
A native of Alabama, Brian attended the prestigious Hoover High School where he was 1st Team All-State and was the No. 71 ranked cornerback in the nation.
He currently coaches at Sherwood High School and pursues his passion of training youth and high school athletes as a member of the EForce staff.
Patrick Heath - EForce Football Director of Marketing
Pat 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 powerhouse Linfield College playing DB.
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 Rivals.com. 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 High School from (2004-07).