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Coach Chris Arouca

Coach Arouca played at Trinity College.

NAME: Chris Arouca

POSITION: Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Offensive Line

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 with his wife, Robin. 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 Camire played at Bridgewater State after his career at MHS.

NAME: Sean Camire

POSITION: Head Speed, Strength & Conditioning Coach; Receivers Coach 

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played wide receiver for Marshfield High School, recorded 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. Coach Camire continues to coach wide receivers and serve as the strength coach for the Rams.

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

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Camire is the gym owner of Open 24 Strength in Pembroke. He specializes in sport-specific training.

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

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: Helping as many athletes as possible to reach their goals.

Coach Riordan played for Northeastern.

NAME: John Riordan

POSITION: Defensive Line

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played center and inside linebacker at Brookline High School from 1956-1959. Continued to play football at Northeastern as a guard and linebacker from 1960-1965, winning Northeastern's Most Improved Player award along the way.

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 31 years (1973-2003 seasons). 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. The John F. Riordan Jr. weight room at Milton High School bears his name to this day. Coach Riordan joined the Marshfield Football staff in 2004, working with the offensive and defensive lines. Coach Riordan also is skilled at teaching long snapping, and he worked with Rams alum and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers long snapper (and Super Bowl champion) Zach Triner. Coach Riordan currently serves as defensive line coach and assistant defensive coordinator for the Rams. Between his college and high school jobs, Coach Riordan has totaled 57 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."

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: "Developing young players into the best possible football players and young men is my responsibility and what I love doing."

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

NAME: Sean Bogni

POSITION: Assistant Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers Coach

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

NAME: Jeff Dunn

POSITION: Assistant Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backs Coach

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Played running back and linebacker for the Smithfield (RI) High School. Also played 4 years of basketball and baseball for the Sentinels. 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. Has gone on to serve in his current role as varsity defensive backs coach and assistant defensive coordinator for the Rams.

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, Sarah, and three daughters, Maddee, Ainsley, and Phoebe, as well as the beloved family dog, Lola. Coach Dunn's free time is often spent at the beach, in the woods, or cycling on the road. He enjoys walking Lola, practicing yoga, and doing anything beach related.

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: Going through all the ups and downs with the team and forming lifelong bonds with players and coaches.

Coach Upson played proudly for Marshfield.

NAME: Rich Upson

POSITION: Pass Game Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach

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. Spent subsequent seasons as a film analyst on Coach Arouca's staff for Hingham High School, before joining him back at MHS when Coach Arouca became head coach for the Rams.

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


PERSONAL INFO: Lives in Marshfield with his wife, Heather, and their two dogs. They enjoy traveling and being outside during the summers.

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 for the past 48 years. Also coached track, which he began at West Bridgewater with the boys team (73-74), then continued at Marshfield (1985-present), 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: Tight Ends

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 Margarita Muniz Academy in Boston.

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

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, Advanced Scouting

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 (four straight conference titles and one D3 Sweet 16 team).

EXPERIENCE: Coach Landry has served various roles with the team since 2012.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('06), Emmanuel College ('10), Fitchburg State ('18)

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Landry serves as an academic tutor and one of the in-building substitute teachers at Marshfield High School, as well as an academic tutor. 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 recently retired as the school nurse leader of the Marshfield Public Schools. Has two siblings, sister Caitlin Fawcett (MHS '04) and brother Chris (MHS '11). Coach Landry is a proud uncle to Chase and Grady.

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: Giving back to the community that gave him so much as a kid.

Coach Mulligan rocked #66 as a team captain for the Rams in 2006.

NAME: Steve Mulligan


ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Coach Mulligan played for Marshfield as a defensive end and offensive tackle during an era when the Rams won 4 straight league titles (2003-2006). He was a two-time Super Bowl runner-up in 2003 and 2006, and he was a team captain for the Rams in 2006. He also played two years each of basketball and wrestling during high school. Coach Mulligan went on to play defensive end at Assumption College.

EXPERIENCE: Coach Mulligan is joining the Rams coaching staff for the 2022 season, and the program is thrilled to have him onboard.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Marshfield High School ('07), Assumption College ('11).

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Mulligan serves our community as a police officer for the town of Marshfield.

PERSONAL INFO: Coach Mulligan is happily married to his wife, Jennifer, and he is the proud father of Luke and Jake. For fun, he enjoys spending time with his family, working out at Salt Shack Crossfit, and playing golf.

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: "My favorite part of coaching has always been connecting with the players and building relationships. I look forward to working in such a successful program with an extremely knowledgeable staff."

NAME: John Greer

POSITION: Assistant Defensive Backs

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Coach Greer played his college ball at the University of New Hampshire.





NAME: Shane Leonard

POSITION: Assistant Offensive Line

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: After leading Marshfield as a two-year captain, including the 2014 state championship team, Coach Leonard went on to play at Boston College.





NAME: John Barnes

POSITION: 9th Grade Defensive Coordinator

ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: Coach Barnes grew up in Dorchester and was a three-sport athlete (football, basketball, baseball) and a two-sport captain at Christopher Columbus High School ('87), where he earned league all-star honors in basketball and baseball. He went on to play baseball in college at Suffolk University.

EXPERIENCE: Coach Barnes has a lengthy history (14 years) of coaching in Marshfield in our town's youth football programs, serving in numerous positions (mainly defensive coordinator and head coach roles). He was also a volunteer for the Marshfield Youth Football board for 10 years. He coached for Team Massachusetts (8th grade - defensive backs), as well as the Old Colony Youth Football League 8th Grade All-Star Team (defensive line). He began coaching freshman football at MHS in 2020, working as defensive coordinator and coaching special teams, while also serving as a defensive assistant on the varsity staff.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Christopher Columbus High School, Suffolk University.

PROFESSIONAL INFO: Coach Barnes is retired from the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department, and he currently works at Indian Pond Country Club as Director of Outside Golf Operations.

PERSONAL INFO: Coach Barnes is happily married to his wife, Kelly, and he is the proud father of Michael, Patrick, and Stephen. The family dog is Duke. In his free time, Coach Barnes enjoys golfing, watching/attending sporting events, and traveling.

FAVORITE PART ABOUT COACHING AT MHS: "Passing on the lessons learned from football about cooperation, teamwork, sportsmanship and watching the players grow from the experiences of football."

NAME: Chris Dunn

POSITION: 9th Grade Head Coach






NAME: Denny MacLean

POSITION: 9th Grade Offensive/Defensive Line Coach






NAME: Lauren Plourde

POSITION: Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Director

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.