Coach Daulton - Head Coach
The 2016 season marks Coach Daulton's 4th season as head coach of the Rockets. Coach Daulton also serves as the offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach, and assists with the defensive backs. He is a teacher at Berne Union High School where he coordinates the Rocket Academy online class program.
Coach Daulton previously taught and coached as an assistant at Logan Elm High School for three years, and Bloom Carroll High School for two years. During his tenure at Logan Elm he coached the tailbacks, quarterbacks, defensive backs, linebackers and in 2012 served as defensive coordinator. While at Bloom Carroll he coached tailbacks, defensive ends, linebackers, and also served as defensive coordinator in 2009. Coach Daulton attended Muskingum College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education. In 2013 he earned his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. Coach, his wife, Cary, a kindergarten teacher for Bloom Carroll Local Schools, and son, Andrew, currently reside in Lithopolis.
Coach Cupp - Varsity Assistant
Coach Cupp has been at Berne Union for four seasons. He served as the offensive coordinator in 2015 and will once again serves as the team's video coordinator this season. Coach Cupp previously worked as Circleville High School's video coordinator for two years. Coach Cupp is responsible for coaching the offensive line and defensive ends for the Rockets. He teaches government and economics at Berne Union High School.
Coach Cupp graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Adolescent to Young Adult Social Studies Education. He and his wife, Ashley, reside in Sugar Grove with their dog Wrigley.
Coach Queen- Varsity Assistant
The 2016 season will be Coach Queen's third as a coach for Berne Union. Coach Queen is responsible for the tight ends and the defensive line for the Rockets.
Coach Queen is currently employed by Groveport Madison Local Schools. He played as a fullback and linebacker for Ohio Northern University in 2008 and as a linebacker for Ohio State's club team in 2013. From 2009-2012, Coach Queen served in the United States Air Force. He graduated from Berne Union in 2008 and now resides in Galloway.
Coach Mendenhall- Varsity Assistant
This will be Coach Mendenhall's second season with the Rockets. Coach Mendenhall will once again be serving as the team's special teams coordinator while also coaching the wide receivers and defensive backs. He previously was a volunteer assistant coach with Upper Arlington High School.
Coach Mendenhall is a Physical Education teacher at Berne Union. He was a 2-time all-state quarterback in high school. Coach Mendenhall went on to start at Urbana University where he set several offensive records and was invited to pre-season camp with the New York Giants. Coach Mendenhall resides in Canal Winchester.
Coach Hurps- Varsity Assistant
This will be Coach Hurps' 11th year of coaching football, and second as part of the Rockets program. He served 2015 as the Jr. High head coach. This season Coach Hurps will be the varsity defensive coordinator while also coaching linebackers and tailbacks. He was previously the head football coach at Fisher Catholic High School for four seasons. He was an assistant coach at Muskingum University for three years and began his coaching career at Newark Catholic High School as an assistant for two years.
Coach Hurps is a Physical Educaiton & Health teacher at Berne Union. He played collegiately at the University of Dayton as tailback and was a four-year letterman. He and his wife, Alicia, and their children reside in Pickerington.