Frank Renner
 Frank Renner
Position:
Graduate Assistant, Defensive Line


In first year as assistant on Western staff ... Works with secondary ... Pursuing master's degree in education/exercise science ... Coached running backs at Dickinson State University (Dickinson, North Dakota) last two years ... Helped Blue Hawks win Dakota Athletic Conference titles and reach NAIA national playoffs both seasons, posting overall record of 17-6 ... Received bachelor's degree in physical education at DSU in 2004 ... Honorable mention Don Hansen's Football Gazette and NAIA All-American and all-conference choice as fullback for Blue Hawks ... Played on squads that won league titles and reached playoffs as junior and senior, the 2003 team finishing 11-1, being ranked No.3 nationally and getting to national quarterfinals ... Also played one year at Monterey Peninsula JC (Monterey, Calif.) ... Graduate of North Santepe High School in Mount Pleasant, Utah ... Five-sport letter winner, earning all-state honors in football ... He and wife Michelle have two children: son Austin 6 and daughter Ashlynn 4 ... 26 years old.