Vikings High School Football
Vikings Prep Spotlight
An opportunity to celebrate and highlight Minnesota high school football. This program provides an opportunity for high school teams from all over the state to play a regular season game at TCO Stadium in Eagan, MN.
High School Football All-Star Game
Brings together the state's top talent for a high school football all-star game at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Minnesota High School All-State Team
Made up of Minnesota's premiere senior prospects. The team is selected by a committee of sportswriters, broadcasters, Vikings staff and Minnesota high school football coaches.
Gatorade Prep Elite
A clinic led by Vikings coaches and staff and provides in-depth instruction to prep players on football skills, film study, nutrition, strength and conditioning and much more.
HIgh School Coach of the Week
An opportunity for the Vikings to recognize outstanding high school football coaches that go that go above and beyond, both on and off the field.
Youth and High School Advisory Board
Anne Campbell currently serves as activities director for Grand Rapids High School, since 2012. She was named Region 7AA Activities Director of the Year in 2019-20. From 1997 to 2012 Anne held positions as physical education teacher, dean of students and assistant principal at Hopkins Public Schools. Anne was named Section Coach of the Year several times and named Minnesota Coach of the Year.
Lester Bagley brings more than three decades of public affairs and communications experience to his role as Vikings Executive Vice President of Public Affairs. Currently in his 16th season with the Vikings, Bagley oversees the team's communications, public affairs and community relations programs.
Bob is in his third year as an Associate Director with the Minnesota State High School League. In his role, he is the director responsible for football, dance, boys' basketball, and baseball. Prior to his work with the Minnesota State High School League, he served as the Activities Director at Mounds View High School for fifteen years.
Charles Adams took over as the head coach in 2010. Born and raised in North Minneapolis, the North and Bus Green drum team alumnus is a former Minneapolis Police Officer, And Now Director of Team Security for Minnesota twins. Adams believes it is part of his responsibility to coach his players not only in football but in life. He works every day to make sure the team is focused on making good choices and not falling into harmful situations
Chris Rogers is a former Minnesota Vikings cornerback. Has coached at a variety of high schools including Edison, Prior Lake and Providence Academy. Placed over 100 student athletes in college. Special education teacher at Kipp Legacy Academy in Minneapolis, Minn.
John Clark, Jr.
John Clark, Jr. is currently the Dean of Students and Athletic Director at Mahnomen High School. He has been the head coach of the Mahnomen Indians and Mahnomen/Waubun Thunderbirds since 2001. He has been a part of three State Championships and 12 Section Championships. Past President of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.
Gene Lais is the head football coach and JV baseball coach at Worthington High School where he also teaches business classes. In addition to teaching, he is a part time EMT for Sanford Health in Worthington. He also coached at Technical College as an offensive coordinator from 1991-2015.
Sandra Setter Larsen is the Athletic Director/Assistant Principal at Eagan High School. She currently serves on the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors. She also serves on the Why We Play Coaches Education Faculty, the AD Advisory Committee, the Excel Committee. She has been a Region Volleyball Tournament manager for 3AAA for many years and has served in various other leadership roles. She has been named the Region 3AA Athletic Director of the year two times.
Head Football Coach focused on motivating students to reach their full potential in academics and football. My goal is to help my student athletes be the best they can be on snd off the field; to become successful members of the community and have the tools and skills necessary to succeed in life.
Head Football Coach Simley High 2005-2008 Conference Coach of the Year 2008 2X Conference Champs
Head Coach - East Ridge High 2009 - Launched Varsity Football
Head Coach - Academy of Holy Angels 2010-2014
State Runner Up 2013 4A.
2 Time Section Champs.
Head Coach - Shakopee High 2015-Present
2 time Section Champs 2019 & 2020
Andre Creighton served as the Defensive Coordinator for Harding-Humboldt the past two seasons. In 2022 he is taking over the helm as the new Head Football Coach for the Harding-Humboldt KnightHawks. Before Harding, Andre was an assistant varsity coach for five seasons at Minneapolis Washburn under Head Coach Ryan Galindo. Born and raised in Saint Paul, Andre is the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of TurnSignl, board member for the Saint Paul Area Chamber, and advisory board member for the Page Education Foundation. The Saint Paul community is near and dear to Creighton's heart, and he strives to provide transcendent opportunities for his student-athletes to help them realize their most futuristic self. Our program focuses on building character, academic excellence, and developing competitive football players.
Jeff Williams has served as Head Football Coach at Owatonna High School since 1996. During that period, the Huskies have won 9 Conference Championships, 9 Section Championships, finished as State Runners-Up in 1998 and 2012, and were State Champions in 2013, 2017, and 2018. In 2013, Jeff was named Minnesota Football Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association. In 2018, the Minnesota Vikings, Associated Press, and USA Today named him Minnesota Football Coach of the Year. Jeff has taught Biology at Owatonna High School since 1989 and currently serves as President of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.