Of the seven Ellsworth Community College coaches that will be prowling the sidelines this fall, six of them are new. The faces of the Panther gridiron are: John Dunford, Chris McNutt, Sam Lundberg, head coach Mitchell Kleinschrodt, Clayton Nalan, Mike Gould and DeJuan Garland.

When Mitchell Kleinschrodt was assembling his coaching staff at Ellsworth Community College, he was looking for good people, came from a similar background and were willing to work hard to build the brand that is Panther football.

Out of the seven (including Kleinschrodt) six are new. They are all young and eager to a new era of football at ECC. Returning to the Panther sidelines is volunteer assistant Clayton Nalan.

Preseason prep

The first year Panther coaching staff has put in a lot of man hours to get the Ellsworth Community College football team ready for the start of the fall season. Coaches (clockwise starting at the top): Chris McNutt, Clayton Nalan, Sam Lundberg, John Dunford, Mitchell Kleinschrodt, DeJuan Garland and Mike Gould come from similar backgrounds and are able to learn a lot from each other in terms of style and technique.

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