Jackson Football


Varsity Coaching Staff

Jay Rohr


Jay Rohr became the 20th head football coach at Jackson High School on February 22, 2022 with a 5-0 Board of Education vote. Coach Rohr is a Jackson High School 2002 alumni where he was a four year starter for the Polar Bears. During his senior season he was selected as Stark County MVP, Federal League Player of the Year, and 1st Team All-Ohio. He continued his education and football career at the University of Akron where he played special teams and started at middle linebacker while helping lead the Zips to a 2005 MAC Championship win.  He then graduated from the University of Akron in 2006 with a degree in Special Education. After college Coach Rohr was hired by Tuslaw High School to teach special education and coach football, girls basketball, and baseball. In 2015 he moved to Jackson where he was hired to teach special education and coach. During the 2015 season Coach Rohr served as the linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. From 2016 – 2021 he served as the defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach. He is also the head of the Strength and Conditioning program. Coach Rohr is married to wife Mandy and they have four children – JJ, Jordy, Avery, and Jace.

Zachary Michel

Director of Football Operations & Defensive Line

Beau Balderson

Offensive Coordinator & Quarterbacks

Patrick Johnson

Defensive Coordinator & Inside Linebackers

Nick White

Special Teams Coordinator & Safeties

JC Pawlyk

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator / Defensive Backs

Andy Benson

Wide Recivers

Blake Dickson

Offensive Line

Marc Davide

Outside Linebackers

Tyler Fulz

Tightends & Offensive Line

Phil Mauro

Running Backs

Mike Peterson

Defensive Line

Joe Richardson


Dave Rowland

Volunteer Assistant

Support Staff

Chad Bailey

Minister of Culture

Brett Pinson

Offensive Charter / Video Assistant

Hayden Dennis

Team Operations

Heath Dennis

Team Operations

Jeremey Doane

Team Operations

Dr. Ryan Eschbaugh

Team Doctor

Dan Frazee

Team Operations

Jeremey Glutting

Defensive Charter / Film Assistant / Team Operations

Teal Harvey

Stats & Team Historian

Trisha Hawke

Team Trainer

Kari Heck

Athletic Secretary

Jeff Kracker

Athletic Director

Chris Smoot

Team Operations

Jacob Ray

Media Productions

Tim Stebler

Equipment Manager

Student Volunteers

Jaylynn Hendrickson


James Kracker


Olivia Kramer


Ivan Norris


Lydia Pich


Matthew Smith

Media Productions

Ball Boys