Official Football Booster Club of the Battle Ground Tigers

Coaches

Larry Peck

Larry Peck

Varsity Head Coach

Name: Larry Peck Email: peck.larry@battlegroundps.org

Phone: 1-360-885-4036

Coach Peck is entering his fifth season as head coach here at Battle Ground High School where he also is a full time teacher in the social studies department teaching both psychology and U.S. History. Coach Peck has over 20 years of experience as a teacher, counselor, and coach working at both R. A. Long High School in Longview and here at Battle Ground. His football coaching experience has included the duties of head freshman coach, head J.V. coach, varsity defensive coordinator and finally varsity offensive coordinator, before becoming head coach here at BGHS in 2010. In addition, he has coached both youth and high school baseball and was also a head youth football coach in Longview. Football is in the Peck family blood as Larry’s father was a high school football coach and athletic director at Mark Morris High School in Longview for many years. Coach Peck is a graduate of Portland State University and is married to his wife Terri Lynn Peck. They make their home in Longview where they have an additional son Mark. In order to build a competitive program here at BGHS coach Peck is working hard to increase player participation in athletic conditioning in the off-season while also developing a larger coaching staff and increasing player turnout overall.

Mike Peck

Mike Peck

Offensive Coordinator,

Quarterback / Defensive Back

Name: Mike Peck

Mike is the head coaches son and serves as the varsity offensive coordinator and calls the plays on Friday nights. As a quarterback in college mike played at Whitworth University in Spokane where he also was an assistant coach at East Valley High School where he was the J.V. offensive coordinator while assisting with the play calling process with the varsity. In his two years at EVHS the Knights participated in the post season play-offs both years making it to the semi-final round of four in his final year before being eliminated by eventual state champion Tumwater. Coach Peck returned to the west side last year and became the varsity offensive coordinator here at Battler Ground full filling a goal of coaching with his father. Mike is also a teacher at BGHS where he teaches in the PE department and coordinates the football teams SST workouts throughout the year.

Trevor Phillips

Trevor Phillips

Freshman Head Coach

Name: Trevor Phillips

Coach Phillps is a native of Kelso and currently lives in his home town where he graduated from Kelso High School in 2003. His experience includes coaching stints at all levels as he has been a head youth and middle school coach before becoming an assistant high school coach. Currently he is the Head Freshmen Coach while also coaching offensive and defensive line and tight ends. Trevor is also studying to become a teacher while attending college in the local area. Coach Phillips calls the offense for the frosh games while serving in the booth on Friday nights assisting with the varsity play calling process with the head coach and offensive coordinator.

Jeremy Barr

Jeremy Barr

O-Line / D-Line

Name: Jeremy Barr

More info to follow

Cory Buckner

Cory Buckner

Wide Receiver / Defensive Back

Name: Cory Buckner

Coach Buckner grew up in the Olympia area and has loved the game of football from an early age. His father was a high school football coach so Corey has been around the game all of his life. Currently he is the varsity wide receiver coach and also the head coach of the CCYF 8th grade team here in Battle Ground. In addition he is working on his teaching credentials so he can become a teacher as he continues to develop his coaching career. Known for his passion for learning and teaching the game of football Coach Buckner is known as a dedicated student of the game. This season will be Coach Buckners 2nd year with the varsity program after volunteering countless hours within the local youth football community.

Jared Eddings

Jared Eddings

Wide Receiver / Defensive Back

Name: Jared Eddings

More info to follow

Greg Ferguson

Greg Ferguson

D-Line

Name: Greg Ferguson

More info to follow

Jonas Fridriksson

Jonas Fridriksson

O-Line / D-Line

Name: Jonas Fridriksson

Coach Fridriksson has lived in Battle Ground for almost 20 years. He has a wife of 18 years, Tabitha, who is a graduate of Battle Ground High School’s Class of 1986. He has three children, all of whom will one day be Tigers. Coach Fridriksson was a three sport athlete in high school before attending Western Washington University. After attaining his teaching certificate, he began teaching at BGHS in the fall of 1994. For the past four years, he has coached CCYF and numerous other youth related sports.  The 2010 football season was Coach Fridriksson’s first year on the high school staff. He is the freshmen offensive line coach and also facilitates off season weight training sessions for football players.

Jeremy Hertner

Jeremy Hertner

O-Line / D-Line

Name: Jeremy Hertner

More info to follow


Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins

Linebacker

Name: Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins Freshman Defensive Coordinator   Coach Higgins joined the Battle Ground staff last season after many years as a head coach at the CCYF level here in Battle Ground. He moved here in 1999 after growing up in Hawaii and is raising his family here. He is married to his wife Jannet and has two sons, Keala and Kalau. Both sons play football as Keala is a freshman at the high school while Kalau participates in CCYF. Coach Higgins brings valuable experience to our program from the youth level and is working hard to help us build linkages to youth football in the area. With no middle school sports program this is going to be a big factor in our future success. Known as a tireless worker he also continues to coach a CCYF team along with his duties here at the high school. Coach Higgins wants to help change the culture of football here at BGHS and is working hard to promote football to young players in the community.

Bryan Levesque

Bryan Levesque

Head Technology Coordinator / Running Back

Name: Bryan Levesque

More info to follow

Joe Matz

Joe Matz

Linebacker / Tight End

Name: Joe Matz

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Ken Stradley

Ken Stradley

Quarterback / Defensive Back

Name: Ken Stradley

More info to follow

Erick Suksdorf

Erick Suksdorf

O-Line

Name: Erick Suksdorf

More info to follow

Troy Talkington

Troy Talkington

Running Back / Linebacker

Name: Troy Talkington

More info to follow

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