Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach Aaron Krepps
Office phone: 419-358-3298
Aaron Krepps was recently named the offensive coordinator of the Bluffton University football team. He comes to the Beavers after two seasons as an assistant at Ohio Northern where he coached the receivers and served as special teams coordinator for the Polar Bears.
At ONU, the special team and wide receiver units thrived under his leadership. During
the 2016 season, the Polar Bears led the OAC conference in punt return
average as well as FG efficiency. Sophomore kicker Joe French was selected 1st Team All-OAC as well as 3rd Team All Region after setting a school record by
making 12 FG's on the season. Senior punter Kyle Bergman received 2nd Team All-OAC honors after finishing the season with a 38.1 yard average. Senior wideout
Reed Allen led a young unit on his way to 1st Team All-OAC recognition.
In 2015, ONU special teams led the conference in net punt yardage with a 35.2 average. Junior PR/KR Reed Allen was selected as 1st Team All-OAC and 1st Team All-Region. Junior punter Kyle Bergman earned 2nd Team All-OAC honors and senior kicker Matt Chaney was selected to the Academic All-OAC team. At wide receiver, senior Devon Price capped off a remarkable career and finished as ONU's all-time leader with 244 receptions and 3,201 yards. He led the OAC with 89 receptions for 1,217 yards to go with six touchdowns. Price was voted the Wide Receiver of the Year in the conference and earned 1st Team All-OAC, 1st Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-American honors.
Prior to his time at ONU, he was the running backs coach at Alderson Broaddus University (W.Va.) for the 2014 campaign. Under Krepps' watch, sophomore running back Brandon Jones rushed for 1,475 yards and averaged 5.2 yards per carry. The 1,475 yards ranked Jones 12th in Division II for total rushing yards and it set the school single season record. Jones garnered All-American honors by USA College Football as well as the BSN Third Team All-Super Region I team.
Krepps served as head coach at his prep alma mater, Belle Vernon (Pa.) High School, from 2009-13. He was just the second coach in school history to lead the program into the district playoffs for five consecutive years. He coached 26 all-conference players, 3 All-State players and 1 All-American. All-American offensive lineman Dorian Johnson was rated a 5-star prospect, the nation's No. 2 offensive tackle by ESPN in the class of 2013 and was selected to play in the prestigious Under Armour All-American Game.
He was an offensive graduate assistant at Eastern Michigan University in 2007 where he worked with the receivers and offensive line.
Krepps got his first coaching job at Adrian (Mich.) in 2006 where he served as tight ends/fullbacks coach for the Bulldogs.
He was a four-year letterman as a receiver and kick returner at Washington & Jefferson College (Pa.). Krepps was a two-time All-American wide receiver, an honorable mention All-American kick returner, a 3-time All-President's Athletic Conference honoree and was named the ECAC & PAC Player of the Year as a junior in 2004. He is a 2006 graduate of Washington & Jefferson, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration. Krepps was selected to represent Team USA in the All-American Aztec Bowl in 2005 and helped the Americans defeat Mexico 53-15 in Toluca, Mexico.
Krepps signed with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League in 2006 where he played in two preseason games.
Aaron and his wife, Lauren, reside in Ada.