Babers’ 1st BGSU staff has an EIU flavor
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) New Bowling Green coach Dino Babers has retained secondary coach Nick Monroe from the 2013 Mid-American Conference championship team while bringing the remainder of his staff with him from Eastern Illinois.
Babers has appointed co-offensive coordinators in Sterlin Gilbert and Matt Mattox. Gilbert spent two seasons as offensive coordinator at EIU while Mattox was the line coach there a season ago.
Kim McCloud will be defensive coordinator after serving in the same position at EIU the past two seasons. Tom Kaufman will handle special teams.
Mike Lynch, Sean Lewis and Tom Freeman also join the staff after assisting at Eastern Illinois. Also from EIU, Sean Edinger will be strength and conditioning coach, and Roy Wittke will be director of football operations.