Published Dec. 16, 2013; last updated Aug. 20, 2014.

The following head coaching changes are taking place for Wyoming high school football teams for the 2014 season:

Cheyenne Central: Drew Severn is set to take over as the Indians’ next head coach, per a school announcement. Severn has been an assistant football coach in Burns and in Arizona and was an assistant wrestling coach at Central. He takes over for Brick Cegelski, who resigned after 18 seasons as coach, the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reported. Cegelski went 85-87 in his tenure.

Greybull: Marty Wrage has accepted the head coaching post at Greybull, was notified. Wrage was previously a head football coach in Ogallala, Neb. He replaces Justin Bernhardt, who resigned after going 7-11 in two years as head coach, the Greybull Standard reported.

Lander: Assistant coach John Rounds has been promoted to be the new head coach. Rounds, who previously coached the Tigers’ offensive line and linebackers, replaces Doug Hughes, who went 26-29 in six years as head coach. Hughes is now Lander’s activities director.

Moorcroft: Dusty Petz will replace Steve Richter as Moorcroft’s coach, the coaches told via email. Petz is Moorcroft’s boys basketball coach. Richter was Moorcroft’s coach for 11 seasons, going 30-63.

Powell: Chanler Buck was named the interim head coach at Powell, AD Tim Wormald said via email. Buck was previously a volunteer assistant with Powell. He takes the place of Jim Stringer, who died in July after 11 seasons as head coach.

Rawlins: Corey Wheeler will be Rawlins’ head coach in 2014, the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle’s Jeremiah Johnke reported on Twitter. Wheeler will replace Tom Waring, who resigned after one season as head coach, the Rawlins Daily Times reported. Rawlins went 1-7 last season.

Rock RiverTerrance Reese will be the head coach for Rock River’s first varsity football season, school officials said via email to He replaces Ray Moore, who resigned in February.

Rock Springs: David Hastings was named the Tigers’ new head coach in May, the school announced via Facebook. Hastings has previously coached in both Utah and Idaho. He takes over for Tom Jassman, who coached the Tigers for three years and went 6-24.

Wheatland: Dusty Hudson was named Wheatland’s new head football coach, AD Frank Jesse told via email. He replaces Scott Schultz, who resigned after eight seasons to pursue national opportunities as a strength coach. Schultz went 30-42 in his span.

Worland: Thor Ware has been named the head coach at Worland. Ware, who previously coached at Sugar-Salem, Idaho, and Rainier, Oregon, replaces co-coaches Josh Garcia and Bryan Bailey, who went 3-6 in their only year as head coaches together.

Wyoming Indian: Todd Ghormley was named Wyoming Indian’s new head coach, Casper Star-Tribune reporter Jack Nowlin said on Twitter. He replaces Taylor Her Many Horses, who went 2-14 in two years as head coach of the Chiefs.

If you know of other head football coaching changes in Wyoming, post a comment below or email me at


2 Thoughts on “Wyoming high school football head coaching changes for 2014

  1. Patrick on January 22, 2014 at 5:34 am said:

    Stan, I haven’t heard anything about Worland’s coaching situation. Can you fill me in?


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