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2023 Warhawks Coaching Staff

Nick Brengosz

Level: Varsity

Position: Head Coach

Contact Emailbrengosz@arrowheadschools.org

Biography:

Coach Brengosz is in his 13th year in the Warhawks organization. During his first two years as the varsity head coach the Warhawks won the Wisconsin Little Ten & Classic 8 Conference titles and advanced to the state tournament in Appleton both seasons, capturing the Division 1 State Runner-Up in 2018. The Warhawks captured back-to-back conference titles in 2021 & 2022 with the 2022 team earning a trip to the state tournament, its 4th in 6 seasons (2020 season excluded).

He has previously coached junior varsity in 2009 & 2010 and again from 2013-2015. In 2016 he was the varsity assistant for the Division 1 State Runner-Up team.

He is a 2007 Arrowhead graduate and attended UW-La Crosse. Coach Brengosz had also been a defensive backs coach for the football team from 2012-2017.

He is a member of our mathematics and computer science departments.

John Hoch

Level: Varsity

Position: Assistant Coach

Contact Emailhoch@arrowheadschools.org

Biography:

Coach Hoch is in his 11th year in the Warhawks organization. He has coached at the junior varsity level in 2013, 2016-2018. During the 2014 & 2015 seasons he was the coach of the freshmen red team. This will be his fourth season with the varsity program. He is a 2006 Arrowhead graduate and attended Carroll University where he played basketball and was a second team All-American selection his senior year. Coach Hoch has been an assistant coach for the varsity basketball team since 2012. He is a member of our physical education department.

Tim O'Driscoll

Level: Varsity

Position: Pitching Coach

Contact Emailcodtod@gmail.com

Biography:

As the Arrowhead varsity baseball coach from 1975 until 2009, Coach O’Driscoll’s record was 742-328. For 35 years, his teams never had a losing season. Coach O’Driscoll also coached football for 23 years and basketball for 11 years. He also was the announcer for 20 years for the girls and boys basketball home games. Coach O'Driscoll has handled pitching duties for multiple levels of the program since he rejoined the program. He is also notably the official scorer for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Kyle Karvala

Level: All Levels

Position: Pitching Coach

Biography:

Coach Karvala will be entering his 2nd year in the Warhawks organization. He previously coached at Kettle Moraine. He will work with our pitchers across the program. During his first year with the Warhawks, Coach Karvala helped to develop one of the most dominant pitching staffs in the state.

Chris Pier

Level: Varsity

Position: Hitting Coach

Biography:

Coach Pier will be entering his 2nd year in the Warhawks organization. He previously coached at Kettle Moraine. He will work with our hitters at the varsity levels. Coach Pier loves to develop hitters and work with athletes of all ages towards improvement. During his first season with the Warhawks, 8 of the 9 starters had batting averages above 0.300.

Blake Rathkamp

Level: Junior Varsity

Position: Head Coach

Contact Email: blakerathkamp@yahoo.com

Biography:

Coach Rathkamp is in his 6th year in the Warhawks organization. Coach Rathkamp spent his first two seasons working with the freshmen baseball players. He made the jump to JV in the 2020 season. His team went 12-7-1 during his first season in 2021. His 2022 squad finished with a 17-3 record. Coach Rathkamp previously worked as a DL/LB coach with the football team.

Tom Loper

Level: Junior Varsity

Position: Assistant Coach

Biography:

Coach Loper will be entering his 1st year in the Warhawks organization. He will be working with our JV players as an assistant coach.

Dave Bechtel

Level: Freshmen Red

Position: Head Coach

Contact Emailbechtel@arrowheadschools.org

Biography:

Coach Bechtel is in his 8th year in the Warhawks organization. He has been the coach of the Freshmen Red team all eight years. Coach Bechtel's team finished 6-3-1 during the 2022 season. Coach Bechtel will also be taking on some of our baseball leadership duties in 2023. He is a 2004 Arrowhead graduate and attended UW-Oshkosh. Coach Bechtel has previously coached football from 2010-2015 and worked with the running backs and quarterbacks. He is a member of our special education department.

Chris Skaros

Level: Freshmen White

Position: Head Coach

Contact Emailskaros@arrowheadschools.org

Biography:

Coach Skaros is in his 4th year in the Warhawks organization. This will be his third season with the Freshmen White team. His 2022 team finished the season with a 13-2 record. Coach Skaros spent his first year with the varsity program in 2019 and had been a football coach at Arrowhead from 2014 until 2019. He oversaw the defensive backs on two teams that enjoyed state runs. Coach Skaros enjoyed playing football, track and baseball at Wauwatosa West before continuing on to Madison for college. He is a member of our social studies department.