Miles joins the Green Terror staff in 2015, looking after the defensive line.
A year removed from being a three-year starter, Miles returns to coach the position he played for four years.
Miles finished his career with 126 tackles, including 9.5 for loss. He also forced two fumbles and recovered two more.
Miles earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology.
Purkey joins the Green Terror staff in 2015 to coach the outside linebackers.
A local product, Purkey returns to Carroll County after spending last season coaching wide receivers and special teams at his alma mater.
Upon graduation from James Madison in 2013, he spent a season as the wide receivers coach and offensive assistant at Stevenson. Among his tasks with the Mustangs was to organize and run the scout defense.
Purkey’s coaching experience began during his undergraduate career following a successful playing career at South Carroll High School. Purkey worked with the JMU football team, assisting with film breakdown. As a senior, he completed a practicum in coaching, learning offensive schemes implemented by the Dukes.
Purkey graduated with a bachelor of science in kinesiology.
Rooths returns for his second season on the Green Terror staff in 2015, coaching the cornerbacks.
Rooths most recently served as an assistant defensive backs coach with the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe where he developed coaching methods to improve the performance of defensive backs and special team members. He also served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the design and implementation of speed and performance programs for the team.
Rooths has also served as a student coaching intern at Shepherd University, where he helped implement training methods to assist defensive backs in being better coordinated on the field. He also spent one year as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the NFL Champion Baltimore Ravens in 2012.
A graduate of Shepherd, Rooths was a four-year starter on the football team. He holds the NCAA all-divisions records for most punt returns for a touchdown in both a season and a career.
During his career, he was named National Strength and Conditioning Association Athlete of the year and was inducted to the Shepherd University Athletics Hall of Fame for his contributions to the football program.
After his stellar collegiate career, Rooths played professionally for the New York Jets, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also played for the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe.
Wenrich returns to his alma mater in 2015 to serve as a defensive assistant on the Green Terror staff.
A four-year starter at defensive back, Wenrich amassed more than 200 tackles and picked off 12 passes. He also broke up 28 other passes in his career.
Wenrich was also the team’s punter as a junior, booting 67 punts for an average of nearly 34 yards per kick. He was also on the receiving ends of punts over his career, returning punts as a sophomore and junior. Among his 26 career punt returns was a 76-yarder for a touchdown in 2007.
Wenrich was a three-time all-conference selection at defensive back, earning second-team honors as a junior and being tabbed an honorable mention as both a sophomore and senior.
Wenrich graduated with his bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2010.