Dan Feickert is a 2012 graduate of Elkhorn High School that played football and basketball for the Antlers. He was a varsity assistant coach at EHS for 5 years before being hired as head coach in 2021. Feickert played college football at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and graduated with a degree in Social Sciences Education. Feickert currently teaches Social Studies at Elkhorn High School. Dan is married to his high school sweetheart, Taylor, and they have two children August (4 1/2) and Faye (1). Coach Feickert is super excited for the future of Elkhorn Football!
Coach Feickert coaches QBs and DBs.
John Bacus has coached Elkhorn Football for 46 years. He is a graduate of Kearney State College and played football and basketball for the Lopers. John spends his free time umpiring baseball games and playing trivia. Coach Bacus is the quarterbacks coach and the resident historian of Elkhorn Football.
Coach Bacus coaches QBs.
Greg Hays is a 1990 graduate of Elkhorn High School. Hays was a member of the first state championship football team in EHS history in 1989. Greg holds the school records in touchdowns in a season (33) and career (68). He also holds school records in rushing yards in a season (2,186) and career (4,258). Coach Hays also coaches track at EHS.
Coach Hays coaches RBs and DBs.
Mark Nuismer currently teaches Social Studies at EHS and joined the football staff in 2020. Coach Nuismer volunteered for EHS football in 1990s before teaching and coaching at Aurora High School. Nuismer is the 1996 Goracke award recipient (EHS football volunteer of the year). Coach Nuismer has four daughters, two of which attended EHS and competed in various sports for the Antlers.
Coach Nuismer coaches OL and DL.
James Rosenbaum is a 2000 graduate of Elkhorn High school where he competed in football, basketball and track. He was a WR/DB for the 1999 state championship football team. James attended college at University Nebraska-Kearney graduating with a construction management degree and played safety for the Loper football team. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Katie and they have three boys, Hunter, Jax and Graham. James coached freshmen football for 8 years and spent the past 5 years coaching JV/varsity basketball for the Antlers as well. James is looking forward to being back on the football staff again.
Coach Rosenbaum coaches WRs and LBs.
A 1992 graduate of Elkhorn High School, Coach Gregory quarterbacked the Antlers from 1989 to 1991. Afterward, he attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN where he participated in Marine Corps Reserve Officer Training. In 1996, he became a commissioned officer and served on active duty in the Marines for four years. In 2006, he joined Elkhorn High School's staff as an English teacher. Starting as a volunteer coach, he eventually became a full assistant, coaching receivers, defensive ends, and offensive line during the nine years he was on staff. Coach Gregory is married to the former Rebecca Graham, a fellow EHS grad, and they have three young hard-chargers who will join their parents as Antlers, Eve (15), Ivan (13), and Ellen (12). He will coach tight ends and linebackers.
Casey Winings works in the Young Adult program as a Life Skills Special Education teacher for Elkhorn Public Schools. Casey has previous experience as a head football coach in Schuyler, NE, and has also been a varsity assistant at EHS during his time in Elkhorn coaching offensive and defensive line.
Coach Winings is our head freshman coach.
Jeff Maas lives in Elkhorn with his wife and three children. He has taught Industrial Technology at Elkhorn Middle School for the past 6 years where he was also the 7th Grade Head Football Coach. Jeff is also an assistant Wrestling and Track (Long Jump/Triple Jump) Coach at Elkhorn Middle School. He is excited to have the opportunity to work with the youth in the Antler community.