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Official Start of the 2018 JM Rocket Football Season

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2017 JM Varsity Football

SAVE THE DATE - 2018 JM FOOTBALL Information Meeting

Monday, April 23rd
7:00 p.m.
JM Gymnasium

This meeting is for incoming 8th grade through senior athletes & their parents interested in learning more about the 2018 JM Football season, summer activities & more.  

2018 Rocket Team Camp Registrations and Equipment Rental Forms will be collected at this Information Meeting.

Learn more: 2018 JM Football Information Meeting

2018 Rocket Football Team Camp

2018 Rocket Football Team Camp for Rockets entering grades 8-12 will be held June 7 & 8 (grades 9-12 only) and July 16-20 & July 23-25 for all grades.  

The annual Rocket Football Team Camp typically involves a 2-day portion Thursday and Friday the last week of school and a 2-week portion the last two weeks of July.  Rocket Team Camp is not required, but all JM Football athletes are strongly encouraged to attend in preparation for the upcoming season.

Camp dates for 2018:
June 7th-8th: 6-8pm
  Equipment handout June 7th: 4pm for Seniors, 5pm for Juniors
  Equipment handout June 8th: 4pm for Sophomores, 5pm for Freshmen
  Equipment handout July 16th: 9am for 8th Grade

July 16th-20th:  7-9am
July 23rd-24th:  7-9am
July 25th:  6-9pm Team Camp Scrimmage (Rain date July 26th)

2018 Rocket Football Team Camp Registration Form
2018 Football Equipment Rental Form

2018 Rocket Youth Summer Mini-Camp

2018 Rocket Youth Summer Mini-Camp for athletes going into grades 6, 7 and 8 will be held July 17th, 18th and 19th from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. at JM Stadium.

Register online through Community Education at

2018 JM Football Golf Fundraiser

Join us Friday, July 13th for a great day hosted by the JM Football Fanatics while raising funds in support of the JM Football program. Click here for more details and to learn how you can win even more with a hole-in-one!
   Noon Check-in
   1:00 pm Shotgun Start
   5:00 pm Social Hour
   6:00 pm Dinner, Awards, Raffle & Silent Auction - for golfers and diners
Many volunteers, golfers and diners are needed to help make this signature fundraiser a huge success.
Register to Golf or Dine at: 
Sign-up to help at

2018 Season Captain's Fan T-Shirts

2018 Season Captain’s Fan T-Shirts: Just $15 for adult sizes, $10 for youth sizes. 100% of the proceeds help pay for part of the athlete and team expenses for the 2018 season that are not covered by other team fundraising efforts and donations, including, coaches gifts, senior night, varsity pasta feed supplies, the kick-off meeting root beer floats and more.

Be sure to get your t-shirts right away as once they are gone they are gone. Support the 2018 Rockets teams by buying a season fan t-shirt. Cash, credit or check payable to JM Varsity Football.

2018 Season Preparations

Preparations for the 2018 season have begun!
Open lifting and performance training is available at JM with the JM Weightlifting Club most days before school and after school in the JM weight room. There is also loads of video available on Hudl for review and analysis by our athletes during the off-season. Email us for details.

Success in the future requires work and commitment today!

Team News & Info Email

Not getting the news? Email us with your email address to be added to the distribution list. This is open to players, family and anyone interested in JM football.

@JMRocketFBJM Football Twitter account.  Follow us!

Volunteer & Donation Signup


More information about the coaching staff can be found on the Coaches tab.

Kevin Kirkeby


Phone: 507-328-5330

Dirk Erickson

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Scott Glandon

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Ben Kall


James Knutson

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Tim O'Neill

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Brent Ritter

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Mike Williams

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Brendan Adams

Head JV Football Coach

Tim Burkholder

Assistant JV Football Coach

Peter Dokken

Assistant JV Football Coach

Shane Hewitt

Assistant JV Football Coach

Brian Becker

Head C-Squad A Football Coach

Karl Laack

Assistant C-Squad A Football Coach

Ian Naatz

Head C-Squad B Football Coach

Avery Moore

Assistant C-Squad B Football Coach

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JM Rocket Football Spirit Gear & Apparel Store

The John Marshall Football Fanatics (JMFF) have made available to all you Rocket Fans and athletes a great selection of JM Rocket Football spirit gear and apparel.  Combine your orders with friends and family to save on shipping while suiting up like a true Rocket Fan in support of JM Football.  Great gift ideas for Rocket Fans of all ages too.