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Steve Johnson

HEAD COACH

Steve Johnson recently completed his 29th year as the head football coach at Bethel University. Under Johnson’s leadership, Bethel’s football program has risen to national prominence and has become a perennial contender for the MIAC championship.

Bethel University’s football program is based on the core values of being GRATEFUL for everything, TOUGHNESS in discipline and work, and DEVOTED to our brothers and the King.

ASSISTANT COACHES

Greg Peterson

OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR/QUARTERBACKS

Mike McElroy

DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR/SAFETIES

Chad Richards

RECRUITING COORDINATOR/OFFENSIVE LINE

AJ Parnell

SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR/DEFENSIVE LINE

Rick Meyer

STRENGTH COORDINATOR/LINEBACKERS

Paul Swan

VIDEO COORDINATOR/RUNNING BACKS

Larry Herm

ASSISTANT STRENGTH COACH/WIDE RECEIVERS

Adam Hippe

CORNERS

Eric Tulberg

ASSISTANT OFFENSIVE LINE

Royal Football Achievements

8
NCAA Playoff Appearances
5
MIAC Championships
140
First Team All-Conference
13
All-American Selections