2012 Freshman – Coaches
NORM HAMES
HEAD COACH

Coach Hames is entering his 14th year with the Warriors, serving as both freshman and sophomore head coach during his tenure. He was a three year letterman at Chula Vista High School where he played defensive back. Before coming to the Warriors, Coach Hames coached and served as President of the Westlake Braves Youth Organization. He and his wife Kim live in Westlake Village and have five children, David, Kevin, Mallory, Justin and Brandon. Kevin and Justin both played for the Warriors.
TIM KIRKSEY
FRESHMAN COACH

Coach Kirksey played WHS 1991 Season with MVP, Outstanding Back, and Gibbons Award Honors. Has coached all 3 levels at WHS over the last 9 years. Lives in Westlake with wife Amy and his beautiful daughters Ema, Lily, and Halle. Coach Kirksey was honored this year after being selected into the WHS Football hall of Fame.
RYAN DYER
DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

Coach Dyer graduated from Westlake High School in 1995 where he was an All-Marmonte League Defensive Lineman and recipient of the Braves Scholarship. Coach Dyer started coaching at Westlake in 2001. Coach Dyer lives in Westlake with his beautiful wife Katie and his two children, Jackson and Jordyn.
DARIN ERICKSON
OFFENSIVE LINE

Coach Erickson is a graduate of Lake Havasu High School where he was a leader on the Varsity Football, Wrestling, and Track Teams as well as an All-Conference Offensive Lineman. Coach Erickson teaches in the Science Department at Westlake and is the club moderator for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Campus. he lives in thousand Oaks with his beautiful wife, Cheri, and his sons, Kyle and Jordan.
JEFF MILLER

RYAN METZ

DENNIS RAY
LINEBACKERS

Coach Ray prepped at Chatsworth High School where he was an All-League and All-City Linebacker. He continued his football career, playing at Long Beach State University and Weber State University. Coach Ray looks forward to building the Lacrosse program at Westlake High School as the school’s first head Lacrosse Coach. Coach Ray lives in Thousand Oaks with his beautiful wife, Michelle, and four sons, Dylan, Devin, Brennan, and Bryson.
KRIS KIRKSEY

BRYAN HILL
FRESHMAN COACH

Coach Hill comes from Rio Mesa High School where he played as a Defensive Back. He resides with his wife, Denise and their two children, Austin & Ashley in Camarillo. He played for Westlake and won CIF SS Championship in 2003.
STEVE RODRIGUEZ

JIMMY MILLER
FRESHMAN COACH

Coach Miller graduated from Westlake High School in 2004 after a stellar career with the Warriors. His 2003 Team won the CIF, State and National Title after a 14-0 campaign that included wins over Notre Dame (CIF Div III Champion), Hart (CIF Div II Champion) and St. Bonaventure in the CIF Championship Game. He accepted a full athletic scholarship to USC and graduated in 2009. He is a member of the Warrior Football Hall of Fame.
ERIK HOLCOMB
FRESHMAN COACH

Coach Holcomb was a wide receiver for Westlake in 1992 and received a scholarship to UCLA. He currently resides in Oak Park with his wife Jennifer, who was his high school sweetheart and their two children, Kasey and Michael.
SCOTT KIRKSEY
FRESHMAN COACH

Coach Kirksey was a member of the Marmonte League and Ventura County Coaching Staff of the Year in 1993. He was a three-sport letterman in football, basketball and baseball at Canoga Park HS. He went on to star on the baseball field at Anderson College, Indiana where he was the MVP of the League. He lives in Arizona during the off season with his wife, Sandy. Sons, Tim and Kris both coach on the Freshmen Staff.