Bell is entering his 13th season as a head coach, his first at Eastlake North. He has spent the last 12 seasons as the head coach at Lake Catholic High School, taking those teams to 8 post seasons with 3 state-semi final appearances. Prior to becoming a head coach he served as the defenisive coordinator at Lake Catholic for 3 seasons and 1 year prior to that at South High School. Before becoming a coordinator, Mike served as a postion coach for 8 seasons at South, Maple Heights, and Pymatuning Valley High Schools.
Mike is a 1990 graduate of Hiram College where he played 4 seasons helping that program reach the NCAA DIII play-offs for its first and only post season appearance.
Mike has been teaching social studies in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District for the past 18 years. He lives in Mentor with his wife Susan, his son Dylan who will be serving in America's Navy, and his two daughters Megan and Teagan.
Mike Fellenstein is now in his tenth season as an assistant football coach at North High School and in his forth year of being the wide-receivers coach. While coaching a North Mike has work on both sides of the ball as a freshman defensive coordinator (2005), Linebackers coach (2006-2007), Linebackers coach and JV assistant (2008), O-line coach and JV assistant (2009), Running Backs coach and JV assistant (2010), and Wide-receivers coach and offensive coordinator (2011-2013).
A graduate of nearby Mentor High School, he played as a lineman for the Cardinals (class of 2000). He continued his playing career at Heidelberg College for four years where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Health and Physical Education in 2004.
Currently he is teaching health and physical education at Eastlake Middle School. He and his wife Jamie welcomed their first child, a Boy Owen, in July 2013. The family resides in Wickliffe.
EASTLAKE NORTH DEFENSIVE SECONDARY COACH DOM JABONI
-1985 LAKE CATHOLIC GRAD
- FOOTBALL KENT ST UNIVERSITY
- 2004-2010 DEFENSIVE BACK COACH.. SPECIAL TEAM COORDINATOR.. NAPLES
H.S 2 STATE PLAYOFF BIRTHS...FLORIDA
-1 YEAR COLLEGE LEVEL AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY. RUNNING BACK /DEF
SECONDARY COACH./.ASSISTANT GIRLS COACH FASTPITCH AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY
- 2012 NDCL.. OUTSIDE LINEBACKER/H- BACKS COACH... SPECIAL TEAMS
COORDINATOR/ ASS VARSITY BASKETBALL COACH/FRESHMAN HEAD COACH BASEBALL
PLAYOFF BIRTH @ 8-2
-2013 LAKE CATHOLIC MLB COACH/H-BACK COACH.. SPECIAL TEAMS ---- -
- EMPLOYMENT/SALES REP FOR TRILLIANT SURGICAL
Position: Defensive Coordinator
Chris Kosiorek will be entering his first season with the Eastlake North Rangers as their Defensive Coordinator.
Kosiorek has extensive and successful coaching experience at the high school level and comes to Eastlake following a one-year stay at Hiram College, Kosiorek was the defensive backs coach in 2013.
Prior to coaching at Hiram, Kosiorek spent one season at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (Ohio) High School in 2012 where he served as defensive coordinator. While at NDCL, he was part of a team that qualified for the Ohio Division III State Tournament which was the first time the Lions reached the high school postseason in four years.
In addition to coaching at NDCL, Kosiorek has held head coaching positions at Crestwood (Ohio) High School (2010-12) and Mechanicsburg (Ohio) High School (2007-10). At Crestwood, he led the team to its best record in four years and finished ninth in the region. While at Mechanicsburg, Kosiorek coached for three years and finished with a 25-10 record. He help lead the team to two Division VI state playoff appearances, including reaching the regional finals for only the second time in school history, in 2008. The 2008 season was a benchmark year for the program in which the team went 12-1 overall (10-0 in regular season), the best record in school history and the school record for wins in a season, and included an Ohio Heritage Conference Championship. Kosiorek and his team finished as the top-ranked team in region 24 that season as well as being the No. 2 overall ranked team in the state of Ohio in Division VI. For his efforts, Kosiorek was tabbed the Champaign County/News-Sun All Area "Coach of the Year" and the Miami Valley Football Coaches Association "Coach of the Year." He was also named the Head Coach for the MVFCA All-Star game.
Kosiorek also made coaching stops at Twinsburg (Ohio) High School as a defensive coordinator (1998-2007) and Cleveland (Ohio) Benedictine High School as a defensive backs/wide receivers coach (1996-1997). He was part of a coaching staff whose teams qualified for the state tournament, including winning the State Division III Championship with Benedictine H.S. in 1996.
Kosiorek is a 1994 graduate of Bowling Green State University and is also a 1987 Youngstown Cardinal Mooney High School grad where he was a first-team All-Steel Valley Linebacker and an honorable mention All-Northeast Ohio honoree. Kosiorek, lives in Auburn and is married (Erica) and has three children (Alexis~6) and twin ???
Coach Adam Lulow will begin his first year at North High School, coaching quarterbacks. Adam's previous coaching experience was at Lake Catholic High School where he coached wide receivers and defensive backs in the early and mid 2000's.
A 1997 graduate of Willoughby South High School, Adam played quarterback and defensive back and was a part of the 1996 playoff team. He went on to play football at Capital University where he earned two varsity letters.
Adam works as a financial advisor for AXA Advisors and lives in Painesville, with his wife Stacey, his son Dylan and daughter Grace. Adam is excited about the future of North Ranger football.
Position: Offensive Coordinator
Sowers is entering his 12th season as member of
Mike Bells' coaching staff. He has served in several capacities over that time.
The 36 year old helped Bell and the Cougars to a 94-41 (.696) record during his time as an assistant at Lake Catholic; was part of three state semi-final teams and 16 playoff victories while serving as the offensive line coach.
Born and raised in Willowick, Sowers married his high school
sweetheart and North High Grad, Lisa (Marn) Sowers, shortly after they
graduated in 1995. The couple have three children, William 20, currently
attending John Carroll University and a member of the Blue Streaks Football
program, Syd 15, follows in his father and brothers footsteps at Lake Catholic
(17') and plays football and wrestles for the Cougars. Their daughter, Carmella 6, is a huge fan of her dad and her brothers.
Sowers is employed by Cintas Corp. and has been a
Service/Sales Rep there for the past 19 years.
Billy Sowers Jr.
Position: Defensive Line
Position: Running Backs
Michael Colabuno is entering his 1st year of coaching. He is a 2006 graduate of Perry High School and a 2013 graduate of Lake Erie College. His playing career consists of four years at Perry High School, one year at Otterbein University, and four years at Lake Erie College. Previous coaching experience was as a student-coach at Perry High School during his student teaching experience. Coach Colabuno will be coaching inside linebackers on defense and the H-position on offense. He is a licensed integrated social studies teacher and invention specialist. He is currently teaching at Ledgemont Elementary.