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Fire Football offers athletes interested in the game of football an opportunity to be a part of a successful Minnesota State High School League.

Holy Family Fire Football has made multiple state appearances including two title games and victories in sections and conference. Individual players have received All-Conference, All-Section, Star Tribune Prep Athlete of the Week, and individual and team Academic All-State awards.

Several Fire Football alumni continue have received college scholarships in recent years from Division 1 programs like Northern Illinois University and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, as well as several members playing on prestigious D2 and D3 programs.

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2023-24 Varsity Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Dan O'Brien


  • Dave Nelson - Offensive Line and Offensive Coordinator
  • Will Theobold - Wide Receivers 
  • Casey OBrien - Quarterback


  • Jeff Fergusen - Outside Linebackers
  • Jeff Moritko  -  Inside Linebackers and Defensive Coordinator
  • Ty Thomas - Defensive Backs
  • Leroy Lofgren - Defensive Line

Freshmen Staff

  • Dan Kapke  - Outside Linebackers
  • Frank Heine - Offensive Line
  • Erik Westrum - Defensive Backs

Thinking about joining the FIRE?

If you're a prospective student, we have a place for you! Request more information on how to be a part of Holy Family Activities.

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