Les Snead is the General Manager of the 2021 NFL Champion Los Angeles Rams. Snead’s tenure has been marked by aggressive moves to improve the organization in any way possible, a philosophy he set in motion just days after his hiring and has continued through the 2021 championship season.
Snead was born and grew up in Eufaula, Alabama and was an all-state offensive guard at Eufaula High School. He switched to tight end at Troy State before attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham and earning a varsity letter for playing on the first NCAA-sanctioned Division III UAB Blazers football team. He then transferred to Auburn. After Snead served as a graduate assistant at Auburn, he became a scout.
On February 10, 2012, the Rams announced that they had hired Snead to become the team’s new general manager. On March 12, 2012, Snead made his first big deal as general manager, as the Rams agreed to a trade with the Washington Redskins that would exchange their No. 2 overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft for the Redskins’ sixth and 39th overall selections. The Rams also received Washington’s first round selections for the 2013 and 2014 drafts.
James Lawrence “Jim” Mora is an American football coach, currently the head coach at the University of Connecticut. Prior to taking the job with UCONN, Mora served as a head coach in the National Football League, coaching the Atlanta Falcons from 2004 to 2006 and Seattle Seahawks in 2009. He has also served as an analyst for NFL Network and Fox Sports.
Michael (Mike) Bloomgren is currently the head football coach at Rice University. Prior to beginning his coaching career, Bloomgren played the tight end position at Culver–Stockton College.
Bloomgren prepped at Florida High School in Tallahassee, Florida. He played college football as a tight end at Culver–Stockton College. He graduated from Florida State University magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in sports management, with a minor in business, in 1999. During his time at Florida State, he also worked as an undergraduate assistant to the linebackers. After graduating, Bloomgren became a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama. While at Alabama, he earned his master’s degree in higher education administration with a 4.0 GPA.
After earning his graduate degree, Bloomgren went on to serve as an assistant at Catawba College (January 2002–March 2005) and Delta State University (March 2005–February 2007). At these schools, he simultaneously worked as the offensive coordinator, offensive line coach, and special teams coach.
After leaving Delta State in February 2007, Bloomgren had a three-week stint at Texas A&M before accepting an offensive quality control position with the New York Jets. He served in this position under Brian Schottenheimer, and Bill Callahan. In 2009, when Rex Ryan became the head coach of the New York Jets, Bloomgren accepted a position as assistant offensive coordinator.
In 2011, Bloomgren accepted the running game coordinator/offensive line coaching position at Stanford under head coach David Shaw. Bloomgren was promoted to offensive coordinator in January 2013. On December 5, 2017, it was announced that Bloomgren was hired to replace David Bailiff as the head coach at Rice University.
Rusty Oglesby is currently in his third year as the head boy’s soccer coach at John Paul II High
School in Plano, TX while also serving as the offensive coordinator for the State Runner-Up
football team lead by Head Coach, and former Dallas Cowboy, George Teague. On January 18,
2020, Rusty was elected as the newest Vice President of United Soccer Coaches, the largest
coaching organization in the world for soccer and will become the President in five years.
Rusty has established himself as a leader in the game of soccer for the state of Texas. He is in
his 21 st year as a high school coach and has served as a head coach since 1999 at five different schools for soccer. Rusty’s greatest run of success came during his 10 seasons at head coach at Justin Wakeland High School in Frisco, Tx where he opened Wakeland in 2005 and then led his 2010 team to the Class 5A State Championship with a 28-2-3 record and a top 25 national ranking. He would lead two more teams back to the final four, once to a semifinal in 2014 and again in 2016 when his team lost in the state final and ended the season 27-1-1 and ranked #4 in the nation according to Top Drawer Soccer. The 2011 team was ranked #1 in the nation for four weeks after starting the season 25-0. During his tenure at Wakeland, Rusty helped 52 athletes move on to play collegiately, most notably a pair of brothers, Hayden Partain (2013 grad) who attended Wake Forest and plays for San Antonio FC of the USL, and Harris Partain (2016 grad) who was named the Texas Gatorade player of the Year for Texas and attended Tulsa University.
Rusty is the former president of Texas Association of Soccer Coaches after serving at the role of President in 2014 where he managed the growth of the organization to the largest of it’s kind in the United States and commissioned the rewriting of the by-laws during that time. He has served on the Advocacy Council of the United Soccer Coaches as Chairman of the High School Group for 5 years until his election in 2020 as Vice President.
Rusty is a 8 time district coach of the year, 3 time TASCO regional coach of the year, 2 time
TASCO All Star Showcase coach, Frisco Enterprise coach of the year twice, VYPE magazine coach of the year in 2010 and most notably the NSCAA State coach of the year in 2016. He has also spoken at numerous coaching conventions including TASCO Fall Clinic, United Soccer Coaches Convention and the Texas High School Coaches Association. His current career record is 296 wins, 102 loses and 40 ties.
Rusty played college football as a punter and placekicker for Hardin-Simmons University from
1993-1996. He was a four time all conference selection and also Honorable Mention All
American in 1993 as a freshman. In 2010, Rusty was selected to the All 20 Year team as punter
and still holds the conference record for his 86 yard punt in 1994.
Rusty is married to his incredible wife, Cory, who played college soccer at Texas A&M-
Commerce University and is the assistant head girl’s soccer coach at Keller High School. They
have a beautiful daughter, Oakley, who was born on December 21, 2019 and Rusty also has two older children, Cutter, age 22, who is in firefighter training and former track athlete at Texas Tech University, and Chassiti, age 19, who plays soccer at Oklahoma City University. Rusty and Cory reside in Keller, TX.