Sam Brown begins his third season as the Cardinal quarterback coach in 2017. He brings over forty years of high school and college coaching experience obtained in Missouri and Kansas high schools and William Jewell College.
Under Brown's mentoring William Jewell quarterbacks have throw for more than 5,600 yards in two seasons and have completed better than 57 percent of passes. In 2015, Nick West tossed 16 touchdowns and his 3,229 total yards not only led the GLVC but set a new William Jewell single season record.
Prior to rejoining the Jewell staff, Brown won the Cecil Patterson Coach of the Year award and the Kansas City Chief’s Coach of the Week; both are presented to high school coaches. He is a member of the 2006 Excelsior Springs Athletic Hall of Fame, member of the 2008 Missouri Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, a member of the 2015 Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and a member of the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
After graduating from Excelsior Springs High School, Brown earned a Physical Education degree from Missouri University and a master’s and specialist degree from Central Missouri State University.
He and his wife, Cindy, have a daughter, Maggie, living and working in Boulder, Colo., and a son, Mack, coaching at Missouri State University.
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator
Defensive Line / Director of Football Operations
Corey Sudhoff begins his first season as the Cardinals defensive line coach and Director of Football Operations in the fall of 2017. Sudhoff joins the Cardinals after spending last season as the defensive line/assistant strength coach at Mid-America Nazarene University. While there, he also worked with special teams, academics, football operations, and quality control.
Prior to Mid-America Nazarene, Sudhoff spent four seasons at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Mo. He served as assistant defensive line coach and defensive coordinator for the underclassmen programs. In his final year at Blue Springs South, Sudhoff helped lead the Jaguars to the Class 6A state championship going 14-0, to finish as one of the tops 50 teams in the country.
Sudhoff played defensive line for The University of Missouri under Coach Gary Pinkel, winning two Big IV North titles and earning three bowl bids and an Independence Bowl victory in 2011. At the prep level, he played defensive end on the 2006 Blue Springs South team that captured the Class 6A State Champions, finishing 13-0 and sixth in the nation.
Originally from Pleasant Hill, Mo, Sudhoff earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and completes his Master of Business in October, 2017.
Defensive Backs Coach / Academic Achievement
Jeremy Clark enters his first season with the Cardinal football program in 2017 and will serve as the defensive backs coach and Academic Achievement Coordinator.
Prior to joining the Jewell staff, Clark spent the 2016 season as the running backs coach and video coordinator at West Hills College Coalinga in California. During the 2014 and 2015 seasons, he served as a student assistant at Point University working primarily with tight ends and running backs.
As a player, Clark began his collegiate career for Antelope Valley Community College (Lancaster, Calif.) as a tight end and receiver. From there, he transferred to Point University in West Point, Ga. where he completed his playing career as well as his degree in criminal justice.
A native of Quartz Hill, Calif., Clark and fiance Tia Ruggles reside in Liberty, Mo.
Volunteer Football Coach
Reid Cone enters his first season on the sidelines for Jewell Football where he will serve as the secondary coach.
He completed his playing career at Hendrix College where he played defensive back under coach Buck Buchanan. While suiting up for the Warriors he was named to the SAA All-Sportsmanship Team.
A native of Greenbrier, Ark., Cone holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Hendrix College and is currently working towards a master's degree in Theological Studies through Midwestern. He is married to wife Shelbie Cone.