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Coach Chris Arouca

Coach Arouca played at Trinity College.

NAME: Chris Arouca

POSITION: Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played guard as a 3-year starter and senior captain for Marshfield. Was a starter on Marshfield's first two championship teams (1995 & 1996). Also excelled as a wrestler at MHS, placing 4th at states as a junior and 3rd at states as a senior. Went on to play 4 years of football at Trinity College.

EXPERIENCE: Began coaching football in 2003 at Marshfield as an offensive line coach. Progressed to become the offensive coordinator for Marshfield, a position he held on Marshfield's last two state championship teams (2009 & 2014), making him the only person to win multiple rings for Marshfield as both a player and a coach. Took over as head coach at Hingham High School in 2015, improving the Harbormen record in each of his 3 seasons, leading his teams to the playoffs in 2016 and 2017, reaching the south sectional semi-finals in 2017. His 2017 team finished with an 8-3 record, culminating with a win a 7-6 Thanksgiving Eve win over rival Scituate at Fenway Park. Coach Arouca is excited to take over as head coach at Marshfield High School heading into the 2018 season.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('98), Trinity College ('02)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Arouca has taught in the Social Studies department at Marshfield High School since 2004.

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Marshfield. Enjoys working out. Works as a lacrosse referee in the off-season. 

Coach Newcomb played proudly for Rockland High School.

NAME: Reggie Newcomb

POSITION: Defensive Coordinator

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Began playing for the Rockland Youth Bulldogs in 1975. From 1981-1983 he was a member of the varsity team at Rockland High School, where he gained multiple honors, including 2-time League All-Star honors, Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic, and Enterprise All-Scholastic. Coach Newcomb was a team captain as a senior, and he was named team MVP at the end of the 1983 season.

EXPERIENCE: Coached for Rockland Youth Football from 1988-2007. Took a role as offensive line and linebackers coach at Archbishop Williams from 2008-2011. Went to Silver Lake as special teams coordinator, offensive line, and linebackers coach from 2012-2013. Joined the staff at Hanover in 2014 as assistant defensive coordinator. Served as defensive coordinator at Hingham from 2015-2017.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Rockland High School

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Newcomb owns his own contracting business

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Rockland with his wife Lori. Is the loving father of daughters Alyssa, Amanda, and Brianna.

Coach Leonard played for the Middleboro Cobras.

NAME: Chris Leonard

POSITION: Offensive Line

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played offensive line at Canton High School from 1984-1987. Played offensive tackle for the Middleboro Cobras of the Eastern Football League (1996-2006) and of the New England Football League (2007-2010). Won EFL Championships in 2004, 2005, 2006, and NEFL Championships in 2007 and 2008 (that's a 5-peat if you're scoring at home). Was captain of all 5 championship teams, a 6-time league all-star, and a 2011 Cobra Hall of Fame inductee. Was named Third Team All-American by the American Football Association in 1998.

EXPERIENCE: Served as a player-coach with the Middleboro Cobras from 2006-2010, taking on the role of the offensive line coach, in addition to his playing duties. Coached with Marshfield Youth Football from 2006-2010 in various roles, including head coach, offensive coordinator, and offensive line coach for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teams. Coached offensive line for MHS in 2012 and 2013 and returned to the gridiron for the Rams in 2015. Has served as the MHS Track throwing coach for shot put and discus since 2012. 

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Canton High School ('88)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Agronomic Sales Rep with Helena Chemical

PERSONAL INFO: Married to wife Kathy and is the proud father of daughter Kendyl and son Shane, who played center Boston College until injuries ended his career.

Coach Camire played at Bridgewater State after his career at MHS.

NAME: Sean Camire

POSITION: Strength Coach & Freshman Offensive Coordinator

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played wide receiver for Marshfield High School, finishing with 33 receptions and 6 touchdowns, while earning ACL all-star honors in 2011. Was a sophomore member of Marshfield's 2009 Super Bowl championship team. Was a sprinter on the MHS track team for 4 years. Went on to play wide receiver at Bridgewater State University for 4 years.

EXPERIENCE: Started coaching in 2016 for Marshfield as a freshman coach. In 2017 he coached varsity wide receivers and served as the JV head coach.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('12), Bridgewater State University ('16)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Personal trainer at Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness in Hanover. Specializes in sport-specific training.

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Marshfield. Enjoys working out and playing football and basketball with friends in spare time.

Coach Riordan played for Northeastern.

NAME: John Riordan

POSITION: Defensive Line

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played football at Brookline High School from 1956-1959. Continued to play football at Northeastern as a guard and linebacker from 1960-1965.

EXPERIENCE: Began his coaching career at Brookline High School as the freshman line coach in 1965 and 1966. Moved on to UCLA in 1969 to serve as a Graduate Assistant Freshman Coach for QB's. Coached at Curry College from 1970-1973, working as the offensive and defensive line coach in football, as well as the school's head tennis coach. Found his career home in 1973 at Milton High School, where he taught physical education and coached for 30 years (1973-2003). Coach Riordan was an offensive and defensive line coach for the Wildcats from 1973-1989, and he took over as head coach and offensive coordinator from 1990-2003. He also coached on the school's track team from 1973-1983, first as an assistant, and then as head coach. Coach Riordan joined the Marshfield Football staff in 2004, working with the offensive and defensive lines. Between his college and high school jobs, Coach Riordan has totaled over 50 years as a football coach.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Brookline High School (1956-1960); attended Northeastern University from 1960-1967, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration; attended UCLA from 1967-1970, coming home with a Masters in Business Administration and M.S. in Physical Education.

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Retired from his teaching career in 2002

PERSONAL INFO: Coach Riordan married Pamela Pearce in 1975, and they have been happily married ever since. They live in Milton for six months of the year, then at Humarock beach for the other six months. They also travel in the winter to Mississippi and Memphis to visit Pam's sister, and they enjoy spending time on various Caribbean islands and visiting friends in Florida. Coach Riordan also likes to go back to his roots in Ireland "to see cousins and the beautiful country."

Coach Bogni earned a scholarship to New Haven out of MHS.

NAME: Sean Bogni

POSITION: Linebackers

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played linebacker and running back at Marshfield High School. Was captain of the 1990 team. Honors included: All-ACL (1989 & 1990), Boston Globe All-Scholastic (1990), Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic (1990), Shriners Classic All-Star Game (1990). Coach Bogni's senior season stats read like some exaggerated fishing story, but they're entirely legit and will be near impossible to surpass: He still holds the single-game school record for tackles with 27 (at Randolph in 1990). In addition, he still holds the school record for tackles in a season, thanks to the 181 stops he made during the 1990 campaign. Coach Bogni also played defense on one of the first lacrosse teams at MHS. He earned a football scholarship to the University of New Haven, but he tore his ACL in his first pre-season, and as was often the case in that era (prior to modern advancements in orthopedic medicine), it led to the end of his playing career. 

EXPERIENCE: Has coached for over a decade, almost entirely at MHS, but most recently in the Marshfield Youth Football program

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('91), Springfield College

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Bogni is a self-employed plumber who owns Coastline Plumbing and Heating in Marshfield.

PERSONAL INFO: Married to wife Kelli for 15 years with 3 children: Sophie, Brady, and Julie. Also coaches several youth soccer and lacrosse teams. Coach Bogni's father, Frank, was a revered assistant football coach at MHS for over 10 years back in the 1990's.

Coach Tom Downey

Coach Downey played for Duxbury.

NAME: Tom Downey

POSITION: Running Backs

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played football, baseball, and basketball at Duxbury High School.

EXPERIENCE: Despite his Duxbury roots, his coaching career found him settling in with the neighboring Marshfield squad. He began as an assistant coach in 1994, and he was part of the staff that coached the Rams to Super Bowl championships in 1995 and 1996. He remained part of the staff until 2001, when career changes took him away from coaching. Coach Downey would later return to coaching in 2009 as a youth football coach in Marshfield, and he has continued to serve on the Marshfield Youth Football Board. He returned to coach at Marshfield High School in 2012, and he was the running backs coach on the 2014 state championship team. In 2015 he spent one year under Coach Chris Arouca at Hingham High School as the running backs coach, as well as head JV coach. In 2016, Coach Downey returned to Marshfield as the offensive coordinator, leading an offense that scored 407 points and produced a 1,000 yard rusher (Jack McNeil). Coach Downey returned to Coach Arouca's staff in Hingham for the 2017 season, serving as an offensive assistant.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Duxbury High School, 1998; Springfield College, 1993

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Works at Santander Bank in Operational Risk.

PERSONAL INFO: Coach Downey and his wife, Julie, live in Duxbury with their son, Jack, and their rescue dog, Bubba.


Coach Colarusso played at Merrimack.

NAME: Dylan Colarusso

POSITION: Tailbacks

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Was a three-sport captain in football, wrestling, and baseball at Weymouth High School. Played running back and outside linebacker for the Wildcats, rushing for over 3,100 yards and scoring 39 TD's. Earned D1A Eastern Mass All-Star honors and was selected to the all-scholastic teams of the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Patriot Ledger. Was nominated for the Gatorade Massachusetts High School Player of the Year award and was selected to play in the Massachusetts Shriners All-Star Game. Went on to play football at Merrimack and graduated in 2015 with a degree in Criminology.

EXPERIENCE: Coached running backs and linebackers on Coach Arouca's staff at Hingham in 2016 and 2017. Has also coached 7 years with EFA (Elite Football Academy).

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Weymouth High School ('11), Merrimack College ('15)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Works as an account executive for Innovative Cost Solutions.

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Weymouth and enjoys the beach, concerts, and Red Sox.

Coach Dunn played as a walk-on at Wake Forest during his freshman year.

NAME: Jeff Dunn

POSITION: Defensive Backs

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played football at Smithfield (RI) High School. Attended Wake Forest University, where he played football as a walk-on in his freshman year, before ending his playing career to focus on academics.

EXPERIENCE: Returned to coaching in 2016 as the head freshman coach at MHS after a hiatus from the game.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Smithfield (RI) High School, Wake Forest University

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Assistant Principal at Martinson Elementary School in Marshfield

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Marshfield with his wife and 3 daughters

Coach Nangle played proudly for Marshfield.

NAME: Larry Nangle

POSITION: Defensive Backs Assistant

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Coach Nangle was inducted into the Marshfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006, and for mighty good reason. He earned 4 varsity letters in basketball, and 3 varsity letters each in football, track, and baseball. He was a captain on the MHS football, basketball, and track teams during the 1958-1959 school year. Coach Nangle earned a Class C state championship on the MHS baseball team in 1958, earning All-Scholastic honors from the Boston Globe along the way. He was a Class D champion in the 400, and his school record in the 400 was finally broken in 2006 after standing for 46 years. Moved on to play baseball at Chamberlayne Junior College. After his school career, Coach Nangle took up golf, where he continued to excel athletically, earning 5 club championships over the years.

EXPERIENCE: Began coaching football at MHS in 1969, then coached at West Bridgewater from 1970-1973, before returning to Marshfield in 1974, where he coached through the 2017 season. Also coached track, which he began at West Bridgewater with the boys team (73-74), then continued at Marshfield (1985-2015), working as both an assistant and head coach at various times.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('59), Chamberlayne Junior College ('65), Boston State ('70)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Retired from his job as a math teacher at MHS

PERSONAL INFO: Married to wife Linda. Proud father of 3 daughters (Kim, Kristin, and Kerri). Loving grandfather of 7 grandchildren (Shane, Leeanne, Olivia, Noah, Nathaniel, Finlay, and Willa). Coach Nangle's dad, Bud Nangle, is the beloved community legend whose namesake is honored by The Uncle Bud Skate Park in Marshfield.

Coach Silva played proudly for Marshfield until injuries forced him to focus on basketball.

NAME: Jeremy Silva

POSITION: Defensive Assistant

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played football and basketball at Marshfield High School

EXPERIENCE: Coached wide receivers at Marshfield High School from 1996-2000. Coached the JV team at Carver High School from 2001-2002. Returned to MHS as an assistant coach in 2003 and has been with the program since.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School, Boston College, University of Phoenix

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Teaches physical education at Fenway High School in Boston.

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Marshfield, married to Sheri, father of Emmitt, Kenzie, and Jadon.

Coach Dalton played at Delaware.

NAME: Tom Dalton

POSITION: Defensive Assistant

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played tight end and defensive end for Piscataway High School in New Jersey from 1982-1985. Was a 3-year starter for one of the top public high schools in the state. Named captain for his senior season. Named All Area Mid-State Conference. Also played baseball, basketball, and track in high school. Moved on to play college football at the University of Delaware from 1986-1988 in the former Yankee Conference. Played defensive end and defensive tackle for the Blue Hens under legendary coach Harold "Tubby" Raymond.

EXPERIENCE: Currently in his 16th year of volunteer football coaching at various levels. Has coached recent years with the freshman, JV, and varsity teams at Marshfield, focusing on defense. In previous seasons, coached youth football in the Old Colony Youth League and with the Football University Massachusetts All-State Team as defensive coordinator. Has won several championships at every level of his coaching career. Has also been on the board of directors for Marshfield Youth Baseball, and in recent years has been on the board of directors for Marshfield Youth Football.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Piscataway High School ('86), Bachelors degree in Criminology and Sociology from University of Delaware ('90).

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Has worked in the healthcare field since 1990 in both pharmaceuticals and medical device specialty sales. Currently works for DePuy Synthes Spine, a Johnson & Johnson Company, as Director of Payer Relations and Reimbursement.

PERSONAL INFO: Happily married to Marybeth. Proud father of Meghan, Danny, and Bobby. Family relocated to Marshfield well over a decade ago (from New Jersey) and is proud to be part of the Marshfield Football community. Coach Dalton makes regular trips with his family to Penn State University, where his son Danny plays tight end for the Nittany Lions.

Coach Landry (center) managing his first career game with the Rams.

Coach Landry worked proudly with the Marshfield program.

NAME: Nick Landry

POSITION: Quality Control

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Manager/Defensive Statistician for Marshfield Rams Football from 2001-2005. Manager for Marshfield Girls Basketball from 2002-2006. Manager for Emmanuel College Women's Basketball 2006-2010.

EXPERIENCE: Coach Landry has served various roles with the team for the past 7 years.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('06), Emmanuel College ('10)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Landry serves as one of the in-building substitute teachers at Marshfield High School. He has also worked as a substitute teacher in the towns of Scituate, Pembroke, and Duxbury. He began his career working at the Mission Grammar School in Boston as a PE teacher and an After School Teacher.

PERSONAL INFO: Coach Landry is the son of Paul and Jane Landry. Mom Jane is the school nurse of Governor Winslow Elementary School in Green Harbor. Has two siblings, sister Caitlin Fawcett (MHS '04) and brother Chris (MHS '11).

Coach Upson played proudly for Marshfield.

NAME: Rich Upson

POSITION: Scout/Support

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played both football and baseball at Marshfield High School. 

EXPERIENCE: Began volunteering as a youth football coach in Marshfield starting in 2005. Upon graduating from Marshfield High School, he began scouting for the school's football team in 2011. In 2013, he joined the Marshfield High staff as a full time offensive assistant working with the quarterbacks and wide receivers. In 2015, he became the offensive coordinator at Marshfield High School. Has spent the last two seasons as a film analyst for Hingham High School.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High ('09), Suffolk University ('14), Southern New Hampshire University ('16)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Substitute Teacher at Marshfield Schools

PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Weymouth with his two dogs. In his free time likes to workout, hike, fish, and travel.

NAME: Lauren Plourde

POSITION: Athletic Trainer

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played soccer at Plymouth North High School for 3 years, winning the ACL title in 2008. Also played soccer for the Greater Lewisville Area Soccer Association(GLASA) in Lewisville, TX. Participated in UNH women and coed intramural sports including: outdoor/indoor soccer, flag football, field hockey, broomball, and softball. 

PROFESSIONAL INFO: As a student Athletic Trainer at the University of New Hampshire, she worked along side with the UNH Women's Volleyball team (Fall '10 season), UNH Women's Soccer team (Spring '11), UNH Men's Soccer team (Fall '11), Rehab 3 Seacoast Center for Athletes in Somersworth, NH (Spring '12), and St. Paul's School in Concord, NH (Fall and Winter '12-'13). Upon graduation in May 2013, she was hired as an Athletic Trainer at Mass Bay Spine and Sport Physical Therapy in the Medical Gym, performing fitness evaluations and designing individualized exercise programs to discharged physical therapy patients, or an individual looking to better their overall health with supervision to prevent injury. During this time she also started covering athletic games for Marshfield High School in the Winter '13-'14 season-Spring '14 season. Lauren then joined Marshfield High School as the full time Athletic Trainer in August 2014, overseeing all sports preventing, evaluating, diagnosing and rehabilitating any injuries sustained during practices or games. 

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Attended Plymouth North High School for Freshman, Sophomore, and Senior year graduating in 2009. Attended Keystone National High School for her Junior year while living in Flower Mound, TX. Graduate of the University of New Hampshire in 2013 earning a Bachelor of Science Degree with a focus in Athletic Training. 

PERSONAL INFO: Lauren is the youngest of 3, having an older brother, Chris, and an older sister, Joelle.  Lauren spent her childhood and teenage years growing up all over the map spending time in Plymouth, MA, Flower Mound, TX, and Northwood, NH, where her parents, Sharon and Larry still reside today.