Montgomery Appoints Offensive Quality Control Coach

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 6:16 pm
By: News On 6

University of Tulsa Head Football Coach Philip Montgomery announced today the appointment of Michael Bloesch (Blesh) as Offensive Quality Control Coach for the Golden Hurricane.

Bloesch spent the 2014 season as a Football Analyst at his alma mater, the University of Houston. In his role, Bloesch was responsible for providing analytical support for the offensive coaching staff including video breakdown, self and opponent scouting, game day support and analysis of the football program.

Before that, Bloesch spent three seasons (2011-13) as the offensive coordinator at Temple (Texas) High School. In his three seasons with the Wildcats, Bloesch helped lead the program to a record of 19-13, capturing the District 8-5A championship in 2013, while averaging 44 points and 512 offensive yards per game. He also served as the school's Powerlifting head coach, Middle School Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator.

Bloesch began his coaching career as the offensive line coach at Abilene (Texas) Cooper High School in 2009. In two years, Cooper captured the District 4-4A championship in 2009 and District 3-5A championship in 2010. Cooper had a combined record of 20-6 in Bloesch's two seasons, while setting school records for most points in a season (528) and most offensive yards in a season (6,040) in 2010.

At Houston, Bloesch started 37 consecutive games at offensive guard from 2006-08, while helping lead the Cougars to their first bowl victory in 28 years. He earned Conference USA honorable mention all-conference honors in 2007 and 2008.

Bloesch, 28, received his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology-Sports Administration from Houston in 2009 and a master's degree in Education Administration from Lamar University in 2013.

He and his wife, Lexi, have a four-month old son, Beau.