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Defensive Coaching Staff

Jeremy Prudhomme
Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers Coach

Jeremy Prudhomme joins the SVSU Football coaching staff as the Assistant Head Coach and Linebackers coach for the 2019 season, beginning his duties in March. Prudhomme and his wife, Megan, along with his children Masyn and Mya are excited to join the Cardinal family.

Prudhomme spent the past four years as a consultant for Ferris State University Basketball & Football programs. He developed a performance mentality training program called the Victor’s Edge at Eagle Village Inc., a nonprofit agency that works with abused and neglected youth. Prudhomme’s program builds a successful mindset through trainings on leadership, team cohesion, mental & emotional resiliency and successful character. While at Ferris State, he was able to help the Men’s basketball team win a National Championship and multiple GLIAC Regular Season and Tournament Championships. During his time working with the football team, they finished their season two points shy of a National Championship and achieved their highest levels of success in program history. His leadership training has helped develop the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the year as well as the Harlon Hill Trophy Winner, given to the best player in Division II football. In addition to creating the Victor’s Edge, Prudhomme has also been the Director of a Mental Health and Behavior Stabilization Assessment Center at Eagle Village. Prior to working with Ferris State, Prudhomme was a high school teacher and coach in Frisco & Plano, Texas.

As a player, Prudhomme was a linebacker and defensive end at Taylor University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He saw action in 35 games, including 25 starts. He was a national semi-finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to the American college football player with the best combination of academics, community service and on-field performance. It is considered by many to be the Academic Heisman. He was a three-time Academic All-American & earned All-Conference honors as a player for the Trojans.


Isiah Dunning
Defensive Line Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

 

 

 


KC Zenner
Defensive Backs Coach / Special Teams Coordinator

KC Zenner joined the SVSU Football coaching staff in March of 2019 and will be the team's Defensive Backs Coach and Special Teams Coordinator.

Zenner comes from Western Michigan University, where he worked with the team's linebackers and cornerbacks in the 2019 spring season.

In 2018, he was the safeties coach at Ferris State, helping lead the Bulldogs to an undefeated regular season, GLIAC Championship and appearance in the NCAA Division II National Championship game. Ferris State posted the most victories in a single season with 15 in 2018.

Zenner was a four-year student-athlete at Ferris State, where he played safety for the Bulldogs from 2013-17. Ferris State posted an overall record of 45-7 in his four years, claiming the 2014 and 2015 GLIAC Championships and four NCAA Division II Playoff appearances. Zenner helped lead the Bulldogs to a Super Region 4 Championship in 2016 and was an All-GLIAC selection his 2017 season. In 2014, Zenner was selected as a USA College Football Freshman All-American after leading the Bulldogs in tackles.

Zenner prepped at Rockford High School under MHSFCA Hall of Fame Coach Ralph Munger. The team had an overall record of 32-7 in his three seasons, winning three OK Red championships and making three trips to the MHSAA State Semifinals. He was a two-time all-state selection and three-time Grand Rapids Free Press Dream Team member.

KC graduated with a degree in Integrated Studies from Ferris State.


Walter Mulligan
Safeties Coach / Video & Technology Coordinator