2018 NIGHTHAWKS COACHING STAFF

Mitchell Johnson
Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Ziggy Dahl
Assistant Head Coach
QB Coach

Coach Ziggy is in his second season with the Nighthawks. Coach Z has been actively playing various forms of football for 45 years, and has been actively coaching for 28 years with various teams across our nation.


Coach Ziggy specializes in coaching Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, and in speed training.

Greg Reynolds
Defensive Coordinator
Rico Brown
DB Coach

Coach Reynolds is in his second season with the Nighthawks. He previously coached at Green River Community College for three years.

He also brings a lot of playing experience from starting at Auburn High School to Glendale Community College where he was part of a National Championship team. After attending college, Reynolds continued his playing career playing semi-pro football on a number of winning teams.

While he's not on the field, you can find Reynolds with his three children, ages one, four and ten, and his beautiful wife, Erin or working in Sales for ADT and as a Mortgage Loan Originator.

Coach Brown was named as the Nighthawks's Defense Back Coach in October 2017. He previously worked as the WR Coach for the Renton Ravens in 2016. 

Playing Experience: O'Dea High School. Won State Title in 1991 in Football. All League and Little All Northwest Team at Central Washington. Played 10 Seasons in Minor League in the PNW. Also Played Football in Hamburg (Germany Football League) and Odessa Roughnecks Intense Football League (Indoor Football). Was named to Pacfic Northwest Minor League Football and Minor League Football News Hall of Fame in 2014. 

Born in Seattle, Washington, Brown graduated of Bishop O'Dea High School and Central Washington with a degree in Sociology. 

Hobbies: Enjoys Music, Movies and Traveling

Tutu Tamaalevea
DL Assistant Coach & Player
Dan Hignite
OL Coach

Coach Tutu is from Honolulu Oahu.

 

He has played in semi-pro football for 12 years on teams such as the Bengals, Jaguars, Invaders, Warriors, Wolfpack, and Kings. He also went to Fresno City College.

Following his playing career, he became the Defensive Coordinator for the Puyallup Kings for one year and moved into the Head Coaching role for three years. They were three-year champions and won two national championships.

James Burton
WR Coach
Special Teams Coach
 
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