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Offensive Coaching Staff

Josh Davis
Offensive Coordinator

Hired in January of 2016, Davis is in his first year as the Red Raiders offensive coordinator.

Davis served as the wide receivers coach at South Dakota State University for seven years while also being the team’s co-special teams coordinator in 2014. During his tenure, Davis helped direct the Jackrabbits to four playoff appearances and coached six players who earned all-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors. Six players who Davis coached rank among the Jackrabbits’ career top 10 for receptions.

“I am honored and blessed to be joining Northwestern College and building upon such a great tradition of academic and athletic success, in God-honoring fashion,” said Davis. “Surrounding myself with great people and quality student-athletes makes me extremely excited to join the Red Raider athletic department.”

Davis also served as a graduate assistant under current SDSU head coach John Stiegelmeier in 2007 and was a student intern in 2006. In addition, he worked with the receivers at Iowa Western Community College in the spring of 2009.

During his playing career, Davis was a record-setting wide receiver from 2002-05, owning the record for career receptions (225) and ranking second in career yards (3,192). He totaled at least 40 catches all four years and was named all-conference two seasons.


Brice Byker
Assistant Coach- Wide Receivers

Brice Byker is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Northwestern College football team.

Alma Mater: Northwestern (2014)

Playing Career: 4-year letterwinner (2010-13)

Coaching Career:

Northwestern College-2014-present


Rahn Franklin
Assistant Coach- Slot Receivers

Rahn Franklin is in his second season as an assistant coach for the Northwestern College football team.

Family: wife-Rachel

Alma Mater: Buena Vista

Playing Career: 4-year letterwinner in both football and basketball

All-Conference/All-Region Honors as Defensive Back

Currently plays for the Sioux City Bandits

Coaching Career:

Northwestern College-2008-present


John Fernstrum
Assistant Coach- Offensive Line

Second year overall at NWC

Family: wife-Rachel; children-Triston, Ashton, Kennedy, Isaiah

Alma Mater: Northwestern College (’02); U. of Sioux Falls (’08)

Playing Career: 4-year letterwinner at tight end for NWC

Coaching Career:
Winston Churchill H.S.-2003
Northwestern Assistant-2004
South O’Brien Offensive Coordinator-2005          
South O’Brien Co-Head Coach-2006-07

Teaches JH/SH Social Studies at South O’Brien


Gabe Davis
Assistant Coach- Tight Ends/Fullbacks

First year

Family: wife-Amy; children-Kyndal and Kemper

Alma Mater-University of Northern Iowa (’03)

Coaching Career: LeMars Community High School: 2003-15

Teaches 6th grade Science @ Le Mars Community