East Noble Middle School FOOTBALL
ENMS Football 2018
The Knights have wrapped up another successful year. The 8th grade finished with a 4-4 record, and 4th place in the NE8MS Conference. The 7th grade came back from a two TD deficit against Norwell to win 20-19, and finished 5-3 and 3rd in the conference. Great work this season Knights!
ENMS Coaching Staff
Matt Bennett - Head Coach
Coach Bennett is in his seventh year of teaching and coaching at ENMS, and fifth as head coach. A 2007 graduate of Central Noble High School, he was a three year starter for the Cougars at guard and center. He is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Social Studies Education. Bennett teaches 8th grade US History at ENMS, and also coaches track and chaperones the DC Spring Break trip. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, following Purdue sports, the Bears and the Cubs, history and being with family and friends.
Coach McNamara is a 6th grade teacher at ENMS. He has been working with 6th grade students for the past twelve years, all with East Noble Schools. His wife, Amy, is a high school teacher and they have three children: Reid, Emma, and Nathan. This will be Coach Mac's 12th season on the middle school staff, coaching the offensive line, and also calling defensive play calls. He is a fan of Oregon football and the New York Jets.
Coach Vaught is in his fifth year teaching and coaching at ENMS, and his fourth with football. An avid sports fan, Vaught brings several years coaching experience to the Knights. When not teaching 7th grade social studies, coaching the wide receivers or calling the 7th grade offense, Vaught can be found following his beloved Cleveland sports and Ohio State football.
Coach Kabrich returns to the football team after several years away with family. He is a graduate of Ball State University, and has been teaching at East Noble for 20 years, currently at ENMS teaching 7th grade science. Coach Kabrich brings 14 years coaching experience to the team, having coached at KMS and ENMS in the past. He has coached several outstanding players, and is excited to be back. He will coach the defensive line and 7th grade defense. He also leads the spring break trip to Washington DC, and teaches SCUBA classes. He and his wife have two children.
Coach Wells is a familiar face to Knight fans, being a 2014 ENHS graduate and EN football alumni. He is a recent graduate of Ball State University, and currently works at Fastenal. While new to ENMS, he has coached in the youth leagues, and will put to use his first-hand knowledge of Coach Amstutz's system. Coach Wells will coach DB's, special teams and help with both defenses.
Coach Heffley is in his second year as a teaching assistant at ENMS, and is beginning his first year with ENMS football after several years in the youth leagues. He will be coaching linebackers and special teams. He is also the head wrestling coach here at ENMS. When not coaching, he enjoys watching Michigan football, wrestling and spending time with friends and family.
ENMS Football Head Coach
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Aug 21: vs. Angola- L
Aug 28: @ Norwell- L
Sept 5: vs. DeKalb- W
Sept 11: @ New Haven- W
Sept 18: vs. Leo- L
Sept 25: vs. Indian Springs- W
Oct 2: @ Riverview- W
Oct 9: 7th Grade vs. Norwell- W
Oct 10: 8th Grade @ Harding- L
2009: 8-0 NEIMS Champions