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Chad DeGrenier

Chad DeGrenier
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1973-01-13) January 13, 1973 (age 46)
Phoenix, Arizona
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College:Midwestern State
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.:43 / 73
Passing yards:559
TDINT:14–7
QB rating:83.08
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Chad DeGrenier (born January 13, 1973) is a former American football quarterback who played three seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Arizona Rattlers and Carolina Cobras. He first enrolled at Grossmont College before transferring to Washington State University and lastly Midwestern State University. His father, Jack DeGrenier, played in the National Football League.[1]

College career

DeGrenier played his first two seasons of college football for the Grossmont Griffins of Grossmont College.[1] He transferred to play football for the Washington State Cougars from 1993 to 1994.[1][2][3] He then transferred to play for the Midwestern State Mustangs in 1995, throwing for 2,348 yards and fifteen touchdowns.[3][4]

DeGrenier graduated from Washington State University in 1996 with a B.S. in Exercise Science.[5]

Professional career

DeGrenier was a member of the Arizona Rattlers of the AFL from 1998 to 2002.[5] He signed with the AFL's Carolina Cobras on November 9, 2002. He was released by the Cobras on February 25, 2003.[6]

Coaching career

DeGrenier was head coach of the Cactus Shadows High School Falcons of Cave Creek, Arizona from 2004 to 2010.[1][7] He coached the Falcons to a 15–0 record in 2006, going down in Arizona history as the first team to win 15 games and go undefeated while winning the state championship. He was the 2006 Arizona Republic Coach of the Year, 2006 Max Preps National Coach of the Year and the 2006 Arizona Cardinals Coach of the Year.[8] DeGrenier was the Scottsdale Republic 2009 Coach of the Year and the 2010 Arizona Cardinals Coach of the Week.[1][9]

DeGrenier was head coach and general manager of the Utah Valley Thunder of the American Indoor Football Association in 2009.[1] The Thunder finished with an 11–3 regular season record.

He became head coach of the Mountain View High School Toros of Mesa, Arizona in 2011.[10] The Toros finished with records of 4-6 in 2011, 7-4 in 2012, 6-5 in 2013, 3-7 in 2014 and 3-8 in 2015.[11] He resigned in November 2015.[12]

In January 2016, DeGrenier was named the head coach at Mesquite High School in Gilbert, Arizona.[11]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Mr. Chad DeGrenier". mpsaz.org. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Chad DeGrenier". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Bergum, Steve (February 2, 1995). "Cougars Signees Look Fast Price Hopes For Stockton-Type Among New Football Recruits". spokesman.com. Archived from the original on March 30, 2016. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
  4. ^ "MSU Football Record Book". msumustangs.com. Archived from the original on March 30, 2016. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Chad DeGrenier". gottabelieve.net. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  6. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  7. ^ "Chad DeGrenier chosen for 'Coach of the Week'!". sonorannews.com. September 15, 2010. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  8. ^ "National Coach of the Year: Chad DeGrenier". maxpreps.com. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  9. ^ "Cactus Shadows' Chad DeGrenier named High School Coach-of-the-Week". azcardinals.com. September 8, 2010. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  10. ^ Mohr, Pete (March 9, 2011). "Chad DeGrenier new head football coach at east valley's Mesa Mountain View". sonorannews.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  11. ^ a b Obert, Richard (January 14, 2016). "Ex-Mountain View coach Chad DeGrenier named to lead Mesquite program". azcentral.com. Archived from the original on July 31, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  12. ^ Obert, Richard (November 9, 2015). "Chad DeGrenier steps down as football coach at Mesa Mountain View". azcentral.com. Archived from the original on July 31, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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