Football Recruiting Coordinator, Football Defensive Coordinator, Instructor of Sports Management
Kyle Langhoff enters his third year with the Highlander football program as the Defensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator. On the defense, he coaches the linebackers. During his time at Mac, the defense has seen improvement in many statistical categories and garnered 3 UMAC All-Conference Players in 2012, the most ever since joining the UMAC. Langhoff also teaches as an instructor in the MacMurray Sports Management Department.
He comes to Mac from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA, where he was the assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator for 4 seasons. During his time at Briar Cliff, he had success, garnering the #8 ranking in total defense for the nation in 2009. During his time at BCU, he had numerous other major defensive statistical categories that were ranked in the Top 20 nationally. He coached Academic and Athletic All-Conference players every year at BCU and also coached the all-time leading tackler in the conference’s history. During his four-year span, Langhoff coached all positions of the defense. Langhoff was also recruiting coordinator and strength and conditioning coordinator, as well as an instructor in the Health/Physical Education Department.
Before Briar Cliff, Coach Langhoff coached at Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. During his time there, he worked his way from graduate assistant to Co-Defensive Coordinator. He was part of the Defensive Staff that ended the season with the nation’s eleventh ranked total defense as well as the #1 ranked defense in takeaways and interceptions. At CMU, he coached All-Conference and All-Americans for both Academics and Athletics. He also assisted the Physical Education Department as an instructor.
The Blackstone, IL native received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL. While there, he was a four-year letter winner on the LFC football team as an offensive lineman and was part of the 2002 conference championship team. He then received his Master’s Degree in Education from Central Methodist University. He and his wife Kelly reside in Jacksonville.