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OFFENSIVE COACHING STAFF

James Hoffman  |  Wide Receivers

The 2017 season marks James Hoffman's 11th on the Simpson staff and fifth as a full-time assistant. He will assume the duties of co-offensive coordinator in 2017 in addition to coaching the wide receivers.

After serving as an assitant coach in a part-time role for seven seasons, Hoffman joined the staff as a full-time member on July 22, 2013.

Hoffman coached four all-conference receivers since taking over in 2012, including first teamer and all-region performer Brad Vogel in 2013. He also coaches the sprinters on the track and field team.

Hoffman began coaching the Storm in 2006 as a student assistant. He lettered three times for Simpson from 2003-05 as a defensive back for the Storm.

Before joining the Simpson staff full-time in 2013, Hoffman spent the previous 10 years as an assistant track and field coach at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines. There, he coached sprints, relays and high jump for the boys' program. He helped Roosevelt win conference championships in 11 of the last 12 seasons and a district championship in 2005.

Hoffman graduated from Simpson in 2005 with a degree in sports administration.

James resides in Des Moines with his wife, Kasey (a former Simpson softball player), and daughters Kameryn and Kourtney.

 

Blake Bergstrom  |  Running Backs

Blake Bergstrom begins his first season on the Simpson coaching staff in 2017 as the running backs coach. A two-time all-conference offensive lineman for the Storm as a player, Bergstrom graduated from Simson in 2016. He earned First Team All-IIAC honors and CoSIDA Academic All-District honors as a senior in 2015.

 

Brad Green  |  Kickers and Punters

A former NCAA Division I punter and kicker, Brad Green is in his second stint as the Storm kicking and punting coach. The 2017 season marks his second season after previously coaching at Simpson from 2012-13.

Green is an experienced high school coach, spending time at Des Moines Christian in Urbandale, Iowa, Woodward-Granger, Eastbrook in Marion, Ind. and Tipton in Tipton, Ind. Prior to his coaching career, Green was a kicker and punter at Purdue University from 1990-92.

Green is a member of the Iowa Air National Guard. He and his wife, Jaci, reside in Indianola with their children Madi, Max, Josiah and Hattie.