2012 Assistant Coaching Staff Announced
Article posted on: 2011-10-25 00:00:00
Grand Island, Nebraska --- Bosselman Entertainment LLC and the Nebraska Danger Indoor Professional Football Team are pleased to announce the assistant coaching staff for the 2012 season. Head Coach Mike Davis comments, "I am very excited about this group of coaches, who bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the Danger program. We are all looking forward to a successful 2012 season."
The Danger add Hurtis Chinn at Receivers Coach, Dave Kimura as Offensive Coordinator and Rico Ochoa as Line Coach.
Hurtis Chinn, a native of Miami, Florida, is entering his first season of coaching as Receivers Coach with the Danger. Prior to playing one season with the Danger during its inaugural year, Chinn was a valuable player for the River City Rage (IFL - St. Louis), including playing in the IFL title game in 2009. Chinn led the team and finished fourth in the IFL in receptions with 77, and also amassed 11 touchdowns in the regular season. Chinn has spent time in tryout camps with the Seattle Seahawks and with the Utah Blaze of the AFL. His collegiate experience includes Western New Mexico University 2003-2004 and Arizona Western in 2001-2002, where he was All-Conference. In 2004, Chinn recorded a 99-yard reception vs. Northern Arizona, a stadium record.
Dave Kimura is currently the co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the Hastings College Broncos football team. Originally from Mariposa, California, he graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2002 after receiving all-conference and all-American honors in football. Kimura brings previous indoor experience to the Danger, having played for Danger rival Sioux Falls Storm as well as for the Yakima Shockwave. Additional coaching experience includes DeBartolo Sports University, VIP Scouting, San Lorenzo High School Offensive Coordinator/Receivers coach, Dakota Wesleyan University Offensive Coordinator/QBs, Receivers coach, and Dakota Wesleyan University Receivers Coach.
Rico Ochoa hails from Sidney, Nebraska and has played eight years in the arena football league, including teams Spokane Shock, Pittsburgh Power, Kansas City Command, Wichita Stealth, and the Dallas Vigilantes. In 2009, Ochoa was selected as the third best lineman of all-time in the af2 Football League based on voting by coaches, media and fans from across the country. He is also in the Hall of Fame in the AF2 league. In college, he was on the defensive line for the University of Nebraska at Kearney.