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UM-Morris grad named football coach at UM-Crookston

CROOKSTON - Charles "Chuck" Moller on Monday was named head football coach at the University of Minnesota-Crookston.

"We feel fortunate to have someone of Chuck's caliber to lead our football program," UMC athletic director Steph Helgeson said. "We believe his passion for football and the accomplishments he's made over his career will enhance the experience for our student-athletes and will also help move Golden Eagle Athletics forward."

Originally from Eagle Bend, Minnesota, Moller has a long coaching resume. Most recently he has served as assistant football coach for Phoenix (Ariz.) College.

Moller's other coaching stops include:

Offensive line coach at Oklahoma State University (2001-2004); offensive tackles and tight ends at Stanford University (1997-2001), where he helped coach a team to the Rose Bowl in 2000; tight ends and kicking at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque (1991-1997); assistant head coach at Texas State University in San Marcos (1989-1991); at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas (1987-1989); and graduate assistant at NDSU (1985-87).

As a college football player, he was a four-year letterman and two-time all-region player at Minnesota-Morris.