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Mark Moroz

Mark Moroz is originally from Welland, Ontario, Canada, where he attended Notre Dame High School. There, Moroz excelled on the football field and in the classroom, as he was recognized as a 1st team All-Canadian member for football and academics. Moroz was also a member of his high school’s basketball, soccer, and lacrosse teams. It was football, however, that provided him with the opportunity to attend Wake Forest University on a full football scholarship. At Wake Forest, Moroz started as a tight end during his true freshman year, and went on to start at offensive tackle for the following three seasons. In 2002, Moroz posted 149 knockdowns (13.5 per game), which still stands as the record for most knockdowns in a season by an offensive lineman at Wake Forest. That same year, Moroz was selected to the All-ACC 2nd team as the Deacons went on to defeat Oregon in the Seattle Bowl. In 2003, he was honored as a 4th team All-American and as a 1st team All-ACC member. After the 2003 season, Moroz played in two college all-star games, The Hula Bowl in Maui, Hawaii, and the Blue Grey Classic in Alabama. He was also named to Wake Forest’s All Decade Team. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2003 with a degree in Communications.

Moroz signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL and was also drafted in the 1st round, 4th player overall, in the Canadian Football League draft. He spent 4 months with Tampa Bay before being released and moving to Toronto, where he helped the Argonauts win the Grey Cup Championship. He played for Toronto for two seasons before being traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In 2006, Moroz retired from playing football and decided to go into coaching. He took a position with Wake Forest as the football team’s recruiting assistant and helped the Deacs go on to win an ACC championship and an appearance in the BCS Orange Bowl in Miami, FL. In 2007, Moroz assisted the Deacons’ defensive staff as they went on to defeat Connecticut in the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Charlotte, NC.

Moroz is entering his 7th season as the Head Football coach at Christ School. This will be his 10th season coaching high school football (Overall NCISAA is 75-25 / 55-15 at Christ School). Moroz also served as Head football coach for the North Carolina Shrine Bowl Team (Defeating South Carolina).

Heath Shuler (Special Guest)

Shuler was born in Bryson City, North Carolina, a small town in the Great Smoky Mountains near the Tennessee border. His father was a mail carrier and his mother a homemaker and volunteer with the Swain County Youth Association; he has a younger brother, Benjie.

Shuler's athletic career began at Swain County High School. A standout quarterback who led his team to two state championships and was named the North Carolina High School Player of the Year, he drew plenty of scout attention and accepted an athletic scholarship to the University of Tennessee in 1990.

At Tennessee, Shuler gained national attention as one of the SEC's top quarterbacks. He held nearly all Volunteer passing records at the end of his career; most were subsequently eclipsed by Peyton Manning. In 1993, he came in second behind Charlie Ward in the vote for the Heisman Trophy.

Shuler was a first-round selection in the 1994 NFL Draft, taken by the Washington Redskins with the third overall pick.

Shuler was looked on as the quarterback of the future.

After the 1996 season, Shuler was traded to the New Orleans Saints for a fifth-round pick in the 1997 draft and a third-round pick in 1998. He suffered a serious foot injury during the 1997 season in New Orleans and went through two surgeries.

After retiring from the NFL, Shuler returned to the University of Tennessee and completed his education, graduating with a degree in psychology. He then became a real estate professional in Knoxville. His real estate company is one of the largest independent firms in East Tennessee. In 2003, Shuler moved to Waynesville, North Carolina, where he lives today.

Defensive Back - Nick Luhm

Nick Luhm has coached high school football and baseball since 2003. His first job was as an assistant football coach at JF Webb High School in Oxford, NC. While at Webb he coached the varsity defensive backs, was the junior varsity defensive coordinator, and was an assistant baseball coach. In 2004 he moved to Raleigh, NC and took the position of defensive line coach at Broughton High School of the CAP8 4A conference. Coach Luhm was at Broughton until 2012 and while there he coached both the varsity and junior varsity football teams and was head JV baseball coach. He was the head JV football coach from 2006-2009 while still serving as the varsity defensive line coach, and the Varsity Defensive Coordinator and linebackers coach from 2010-2012. He was a defensive assistant on the staff that won a conference title in 2008. Coach Luhm also coordinated the off season strength and conditioning program for the football team, was in charge of all of the game and highlight films, and has coached several all-state players. Coach Luhm is entering his 4th season at Christ School and will serve as the Varsity Football Team’s Defensive Coordinator.

Linebacker – Reid Bennet

With nearly twenty years of playing/coaching experience, Reid Bennett brings knowledge and passion to the sport of football. Reid had thirty-three consecutive starts playing for the University of Memphis as a standout offensive lineman. His senior year he served as team captain and was awarded all-conference honors as well as being named first team All South Independent. Reid also played in the Arena Football League with the Tampa Bay Storm under Coach Fran Curci and won The Arena Bowl Championship. Furthermore, Reid’s coaching career started at Mississippi State University where he worked with Coach Rick Trickett and the Bulldog offensive line. Coach Trickett is one of the top and most respected offensive line coaches in all of college football. Reid then moved to the high school level and assisted Coach Mike Knighton at Christ School in Arden, NC where he worked with the offensive and defensive lines. Reid also assisted head coach Noel Hendrix with The Asheville Saints (working with the offensive and defensive lines), where the Saints won the PFL Championship.

Defensive Line – Cody Searcy

Cody Searcy is a graduate of Christ School, class of ’05. While at Christ School he was a captain and all conference player. After graduation he attended Brevard College where he played defensive line. Soon after graduation he began coaching for Abingdon High school in Virginia, where he was a defensive line coach. After moving back to North Carolina, Cody began coaching for Hendersonville High School where he was the defensive line coach for the varsity and JV teams, as well as the offensive coordinator for the JV football team. During his years at Hendersonville, he had the privilege of coaching many players to all conference and all state recognitions, as well as watching many continue playing at the college level. Most recently he has been the offensive and defensive line coach and asst. Defensive coordinator for Apple Valley middle school. Cody also recently got married and has a two year old son.

Offensive Line – Austin Cooke

Austin Cooke 6-5 315 lbs. Played in all 14 games as a Sophomore at North Greenville University Started in 2 games as a sophomore at North Greenville University Played in 9 games as a true freshman Started in 1 game as a true freshman Had 2 1,000 yard backs Freshman and Sophomore year I'm entering my junior year starting. January 17th Played at CS for 2 years Helped pave the way for 2 1,000 yard backs 132 knockdowns my 2 years there Won the OL MVP at the Charlotte Rivals camp

QB Coach - Landon Archangelo

Landon Archangelo played quarterback at Christ School in the 2013 and 2014 seasons. He lead the greenies through two playoff runs in the state tournament and graduated in the class of 2015. He currently just finished a 7-4 season playing quarterback at Shippensburg University. As a redshirt freshman, in the 2016 season, Archangelo played the last 6 games of the season and threw for 8 touchdowns with 1 interception.

Wide Receiver – Christian Rogers

Christ School 09', Campbell University 13'

Christian comes to our camp this summer coaching our Tights Ends and Defensive Ends. Christian was a Multi-sport athlete during his tenure at Christ School. During his football career at CS he played both positions that he will be focusing on listed above. After High School, He continued a successful collegiate career being a part of the Big South Conference at Campbell University, where he played Tight End and spent time on multiple special teams. Christian lettered all 4 years and also was a representative for the programs unity council for the Tight Ends position group. "I have a real passion for this game, It teaches student athletes commitment, integrity, and professionalism that will lead you to a successful career in life."

Running Back – Charles Beale

Charles Beale played football for Christ School from 2010-12. Through his career at Christ school he scored 52 touchdowns and amassed over 4,500 all-purpose yards. Beale’s senior year he led Christ School to a state championship berth as well as being named all-state and the conference player of the year. Beale also played basketball and baseball for Christ School where he was all conference three times for baseball. Beale accepted a scholarship offer from Tabor (kan) where he currently plays running back and returns punts.

Athletic Trainer – Frank Burke

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