Tony Elgrenn

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TONY ELGGREN
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Coaching Position | Director of Football Operations
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Alma Maters | Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA / Alta HS. Sandy, UT
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Hometown | Louisville, Kentucky

WHS COACH SINCE 2016 
PLAYING EXPERIENCE
  • Starting Varsity Strong Safety Freshman Year Alta High School, Sandy, Utah
  • Played Fullback and Quarterback Alta High School, Sandy, Utah
  • Utah State 5A Championship Alta High School as a Sophomore
  • Named to Utah All State Team 2 Consecutive Years
  • Scholarship to Dixie Jr. College as Free Safety and Punt Return Specialist (Under Coach Greg Crowshaw)
  • Set National Record for Take-A-Ways in 1986
  • Named 1st Team All Western States Football League and All ICAC Free Safety, 1986,1987
  • Football Scholarship to  Virginia Tech University Under Head Coach Frank Beamer
  • Free Safety and Will Linebacker Virginia Tech University
  • Played FS, WL and was a Catalyzing Force on Special Teams (Virginia Tech)
  • Twice Decorated Super Iron Hokie under Coach Mike Gentry
  • Tried out for USFL (1991)
COACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Grad Assistant Strength & Conditioning, Gear & Operations at Virginia Tech
  • Head Coach JV Youth Team in Northern Utah (1991,1992)
  • Youth Football Inner City of Salt Lake for 2 years
  • Alta High School, Salt Lake City, UT) Assistant Coach 1991-1992
  • 4 Years Head Coach and League Director of the Wasatch Football Youth League in Utah
 FAMILY
  • Beautiful Wife Colleen
  • Two Children; Daughter Attending Westview High and Son 
INTERESTS
  • Weight Training, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Skiing and Golf 
  • Avid Reader TED Talk Geek, Accomplished Writer
Tony is a strong believer that ”a player can’t be an athlete unless they are an academic.“ The reference to “Student Athlete” is very purposeful. Student first and foremost. The game is an operatically exciting, intensely violent dance of skill and motion. At the end of the day, these young athletes need to become young men and accountable leaders in society. “All the coaches and I have been afforded a gift, a platform by which we can teach life lessons through this sport we love. There is no greater gift than seeing this development in a student athlete.”