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Robert Steeples

Assistant Special Teams Coach


Robert Steeples enters his 1st season with the Vikings in 2021 and 1st in the NFL as the club's assistant special teams coach. Previously, Steeples served as head coach of De Smet Jesuit High School's football team from 2016-20.

Under his guidance, De Smet's varsity football team improved from 2-8 in his first season at the helm in 2016 to a state championship title in 2019 in which the Spartans beat Joplin 35-20. In Steeples' last three years (2018-20), De Smet went 29-4 with 20 consecutive wins and had a peak national ranking of No. 8.

Steeples was named the 2020 All-American Bowl Coach of the Year after guiding De Smet to the 2019 state title and a 14-0 record. The team returned to the state championship game in 2020 and finished runner-up.