Steve Backes — Offensive Line Coach
Coach Backes enters his third year with the Kearney Bulldogs. In addition to his football duties, Coach Backes teaches Spanish and Foreign Language Exploration at Kearney Junior High. Before coming to Kearney, he coached wide receivers and defensive backs in the Raymore-Peculiar School District. Coach Backes is a graduate of Truman State University where he played Offensive Line. He is married to Maddie, who teaches math and coaches rugby at Liberty North High School. They are expecting their first child at the end of September.