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Sam Brown
Quarterbacks

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.


Taylor Gallagher
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator

Coach Gallagher is beginning his seventh season coaching with the Cardinal football program in 2017. In the spring of 2017 he was promoted to Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. Prior to this move he served as the wide receivers coach for five seasons, as well as the Recruiting Coordinator, tight ends, special teams, and Video Coordinator.

Prior to joining the Cardinal coaching staff, Gallagher was a four year letter winner, two-time All-Conference selection and Academic All-American wide receiver for the Cardinals from 2006-2010. He graduated from Jewell with degrees in Secondary Education and Physical Education in December 2010 and joined the Cardinal coaching staff as a Graduate Assistant in 2011. Gallagher finished his Master’s Degree in Health and Physical Education in the spring of 2014.

Gallagher lives in the Liberty area with his wife, Trisha.

Quinn Brown
Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Quinn Brown is returning to the Cardinal football program in 2017 and will serve as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. Brown joins the Cardinals after spending last season as the offensive graduate assistant at Northern Colorado where he worked with the offensive line and oversaw the scout team, playbooks, quality control and play management on game days.

Prior to Northern Colorado, Brown spent three seasons at the University of Wyoming. He served as the offensive graduate assistant working with the offensive line. Brown got his coaching start with the Cardinals in 2012, when he worked with tight ends and assisted with special teams.

Brown, a native of Braymer, Mo., earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri while suiting up for the Tigers, and most recently completed his master's degree in educational administration from the University of Wyoming in 2017.

Chuck Lliteras
Defensive Coordinator

Chuck Lliteras enters his third season at William Jewell, and 37th year overall as a football coach in 2017. This is his second stop at Jewell as he previously served in the same capacity as Defensive Coordinator and linebackers coach during the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

His college experience includes stops at Fort Benning, Union College, William Penn , and Chadron State. Lliteras has 25 years of experience as a head coach at the high school level and was a 2013 inductee into the Missouri High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame. He also spent several years as an assistant coach in Kansas and Nebraska. Off the field, he has served as the president of the Missouri High School Football Coaches Association.

A native of Hemingford, Neb., he earned degrees in physical education/recreation and physical education/health as well as a master's degree in education from Chadron State College.

Lliteras is a United States Military veteran who has served two tours in the US Army. He and his wife of 42 years, Kris, have two sons, Matt & Jeremy, to go along with eight grandchildren.

Corey Sudhoff
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.


Jeremy Clark
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.


Reid Cone
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.