2008 Shrine All-Star Football Players & Coaches Announced

Players were selected to participant in the 2008 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game by a process involving high school coach’s nominations, media balloting, and additional selections by the 2008 Shrine Bowl Coaches. Coaches are determined by their finish in the high school football play-offs.

The selections are as follows:

EAST:

Morgan Abel..................................... Eudora High
Mitch Albright................................... Galena High
Aaron Ashley................... Blue Valley West High
George Bazin................................ Louisburg High
Tyler Bennett..................................... Girard High
Mike Besler...................... Blue Valley West High
Taylor Bozarth.................... Mission Valley High
Matt Calovich................... Shawnee Heights High
Zach Carlson..................................... Seaman High
Gavin Cole........................ Marmaton Valley High
Chris Duggins.............................. Pleasanton High
Jeremy Fleming................ St. Marys-Colgan High
Dakota Foster................................. Waverly High
Anthony Giambrone....................... Baldwin High
Kyson Ginavan........................ Olathe South High
Swede Johnson................. Basehor-Linwood High
Tony Karleskint........................... Fort Scott High
Tino King......................... St. Marys-Colgan High
Quinn Kirsop................................... Lyndon High
Aaron Kolich........................... Olathe South High
Nick Langford........................... J.C. Harmon High
Brett McConniff............. SM Bishop Miege High
Cody Moore................................. Columbus High
Bryce Murray...................... SM Northwest High
Edd Noonan.................................... Emporia High
Logan Pegram.............................. Silver Lake High
Chris Rebant..................................... Sabetha High
Derek Rempe.................................. Centralia High
Jake Rodewald......................... Royal Valley High
Bobby Sanchez........................ Olathe North High
Coltyn Seifert................................. Riverton High
Jason Spradling............................. Louisburg High
Adam VendeVelde........................ St. Marys High
Duane Zlatnik................................ Rossville High

COACHES:

Matt Garber (head)................................... Sabetha
Pete Flood........................................ Olathe North
Tim Grunhard................................. Bishop Miege
Gary Griffin.......................................... Louisburg
Cory White.............................................. Riverton
Rod Stallbaumer........................................ Lyndon

WEST:

Joe Bach............................................. Liberal High
Seth Beard....................................... Goddard High
Andrew Braxton..................... Salina Central High
Brayden Burris...................... Bishop Carroll High
Anthony Cantele........... Kapaun-Mt.Carmel High
Cole Cherryholmes...................... Remington High
Logan Dold............................... Garden Plain High
Taylor Elder........................ Wallace County High
Jeff Evans............................ Wichita Heights High
Matt Fairchild................................... Andale High
Blaize Foltz................................... Rose Hill High
Chris Gerber....................... Conway Springs High
Chase Hartman........................... Hutchinson High
Tanner Hawkinson..................... McPherson High
Brad Holt.................................... Great Bend High
Cameron Horesky....................... Hoisington High
Deandre Howard.............. Wichita Southeast High
Kevin Jerrick.............................. Belle Plaine High
Colby Kamm.......................... Junction City High
Devin Knox.............................. Minneapolis High
David Kraft.................................... Mulvane High
Jared Loomis............................... Macksville High
Kirk Palmer.............................. Smith Center High
Mike Powell.................................. LaCrosse High
Zach Puetz............................... Garden Plain High
Aaron Racette................................... Oakley High
Brodrick Smith.......................... Garden City High
William Thacker......................... Hutchinson High
Mykael Thompson.................... Dodge City High
Ethan Ungles..................................... Andale High
Aaron Wedel............................. Sacred Heart High
Braden Wilson......................... Smith Center High
Jamie Wollenberg............................. Hesston High
Jacob Yoder................................... Hillsboro High

COACHES:

Gary Guzman (head)................ Wichita Southeast
Randy Dreiling.................................... Hutchinson
Bo Black.............................................. Great Bend
Dave Fennewald...................................... Mulvane
Lelin George................................ Conway Springs
Jerry Mick........................................ Minneapolis

2008 Kansas Shrine Bowl Hall of Fame Inductees:

Paul Coffman

Paul played in the first Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game (1974) following graduation from high school in Chase, Kansas. He is married with four children and currently lives in Peculiar, Missouri. He was an outstanding football player at KSU and was drafted into the NFL by the Green Bay Packers. His 10 year NFL career spanned 154 games with Green Bay, Kansas City and Minnesota. He was a 3-time Pro Bowler and a 2-time All-Pro. He has assisted the Shrine Bowl many times, doing radio promotions, guest appearances, public speaking and in 2007 he co-chaired and worked the Kansas Shrine Bowl High School Combine. He was inducted into the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame in 1994.

Russ Riederer

Russ played in the 1975 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game after graduating from Holton High School. He and his wife have four children and currently live in Holton. Russ was a linebacker at KSU and stayed on after graduation as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. He continued his coaching career at Purdue University (1987-1990), with the Green Bay Packers (1 year) and then spent 13 years as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Chicago Bears, retiring in 2005.

Larry LeMaster

Larry played in the 1977 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game following graduation from Wellington High School. He gradated from Kansas University in 1981. Larry currently lives in Wichita. He and his wife, Christi, have three children. A CPA, Larry is an analysis at Koch Industries. He is a member and donor to the Kansas Shrine Bowl Alumni Association.

Myron Converse

Myron played in the 1982 Kansas Shrine Bowl after graduation from Manhattan High School. He currently lives in Clay Center with his wife, Tami, and two sons. Myron played football for, and graduated from, KSU. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Cleveland Chiropractic. He has a practice in Clay Center and in Junction City. Myron has served 6 years on the Shrine Bowl Board of Directors (President of the Board in 2002) and has volunteered as the Shrine Bowl West Camp Director for the past several years. Myron is a co-chairman and regular donor to the Shrine Bowl Alumni Association.

KANSAS SHRINE BOWL HALL OF FAME MEMBERS:

John Bingesser(1975 & 1981 Coach)
Ron Bowen (1986, 1987 & 1995 Coach)
Gene John (1982 & 1983 Coach)
Roger Robben (1987 Player)
Gary Spani (1974 Player)
Dr. Greg Woods (1975 Player)


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