Ed Hottle
Ed Hottle
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 443-352-4267
Email: ehottle@stevenson.edu
Alma Mater: Frostburg State '99
Career Record: 57-55, 11 years
Record at Stevenson: 48-37, 8 years
Experience: 9th year at STE, 12th overall

Hottle was introduced as the program’s first-ever coach on November 18, 2009. Since then, he has built the Mustangs into a contender on a regional and national level.

  • Hottle has led the Mustangs to five consecutive winning seasons and five straight postseason appearances
  • Led the Mustangs to their first-ever conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2016, just the sixth season in program history
  • In 2016 was named the ECAC Division III South and MAC Coach of the Year

  • In just the sixth season, the Mustangs made their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament, falling late to 18th-ranked Wesley

  • In 2018, the Mustangs made its fifth consecutive postseason appearance and second overall appearnce in the Centennial-MAC Bowl, falling to Susquehanna
  • Hottle led the team to its fourth consecutive postseason berth in 2017, falling in the ECAC James Lynah Bowl
  • The Mustangs made the 2015 Centennial-MAC Bowl Series, defeating Muhlenberg, 14-9
  • Stevenson made its first postseason appearance in 2014, winning the ECAC South Bowl, 29-7 over Bethany (W.V.)

  • 2016: Fist NCAA Tournament appearance
  • 2016: First conference title
  • 2015: Led Division III in turnovers forced (40) and turnover margin per game
  • 2014: First postseason berth
  • 2011: First Season

  • 2016 Rocky Myers Division III Defensive Player of the Year – Austin Tennessee
  • Cliff Harris Finalist (1): 2016 – Austin Tennessee
  • Cliff Harris Nominee (2): 2016 – Austin Tennessee 2015 – Austin Tennessee
  • D3football.com First Team All-America (1): 2016 – Austin Tennessee
  • AFCA First Team All-American (1): 2016 – Austin Tennessee
  • D3football.com Regional Defensive Player of the Year: 2016 (1) – Austin Tennessee
  • D3football.com Honorable Mention All-America (1): 2017 – Preston Addo
  • D3football.com All-Region First Team (1): 2017 – Preston Addo
  • D3football.com All-East Region Second Team (2): 2018 - Brendan Flaherty 2015 – Austin Tennessee
  • D3football.com All-East Region Third Team (2): 2014 – Austin Tennessee, Devonte Williams

  • MAC Offensive Player of the Year (1): 2016 – Dan Williams
  • MAC Defensive Player of the Year (1): 2016 – Austin Tennessee
  • MAC Rookie of the Year (2): 2017 – Ian Gould 2012 – K.K. Smith
  • All-MAC First Team (19): 2018 - Brendan Flaherty, Brian Latham, Ashton Leschke, Izaiha Pitts 2017 – Dan Williams, Preston Addo (WR), Preston Addo (Returner), Cory Pietrzyk 2016 – Dan Williams, Austin Tennessee, Preston Addo, Ashton Leschke, Billy Lewis, Devonte Williams 2015 – Razonte Dunn, Austin Tennessee, Billy Lewis 2014 – Austin Tennessee, Devonte Williams 2012 – K.K. Smith
  • All-MAC Second Team (27): 2018 - Brody Coleman, Connor Davis, Titus Johnson, Chaz Lyles, Ryan Nowicki 2017 – Ian Gould, Nick Jachera, Connor Davis, Ashton Leschke, DJ Broxton 2016 – Devin Salisbury, Nick Jachera, Tim Sternfeld, Austin Meyers, Jimmy Lauer 2015 – Andrew Wysocki, Nick Jachera, Resheed Lashley 2014 – Trey Lee, Scott Lange, Razonte Dunn 2013 – David Wright, Jeromie Miller 2012 – Ricky Congo 2011 – Ryan Crawley, Jae DeShields, Donnell Brown
  • All-MAC Honorable Mention (21): 2018 - Mike Datu, Zach May, Pat Najmola 2017 – Devin Salisbury, Brendan Flaherty 2016 – Jainard Crawley-Lambert, Patrick Najmola, Travis Soubie, Travis Bonds, Mike Datu 2015 – Brady Kempa, Austin Meyers, Travis Soube, Cortez Taylor 2014 – Billy Gunther, Moses Anoh, Tim Campbell, Shane Clough, Cory Pietrzyk 2013 – Billy Lewis, Billy Gunther

  • MAC All-Academic Team (15): 2018 - Connor Davis, Brendan Flaherty, Titus Johnson, Ashton Leschke 2017 – Preston Addo, Cory Pietrzyk, Ashton Leschke 2016 – Mike Datu, Billy Lewis, Ashton Leschke 2015 – Billy Lewis 2014 – Tim Campbell, Shane Clough 2013 – Tim Campbell, Jeromie Miller
  • Google Cloud Academic All-District (3): 2018 - Ashton Leschke 2017 – Ashton Leschke 2016 – Ashton Leschke

  • ECAC Division III South Coach of the Year (2016)
  • MAC Coach of the Year (2016)
  • Patriot Award, Maryland Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (2015): Received in recognition of extraordinary support of his employee serving in the Maryland Guard and Reserve
  • Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC) Coach of the Year (2009)

  • Amassed a 27-20 record in five seasons
  • Led the Bison back to NCAA Division III status in 2007, defeating two Division III teams, the first time Gallaudet won a game as a Division III school since 1991
  • The Bison finished tied for second in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference in the first season as members
  • Hottle led the Bison through a developmental season in 2005 where the team went 9-0
  • Gallaudet was featured in various national television media outlets including ESPN, The Washington Post and others
  • Served as a consultant to ESPN’s Sal Palantonio on his boos How Football Explains America
  • Assistant Athletics Director

  • Head Coach, Calvert High School (2004)
  • Linebackers/Defensive Line Coach, Wesley (2002-04)
  • Defensive Coordinator/Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Denison (2001)
  • Defensive Line Coach, Frostburg State (1999-2000)

Year Overall MAC Postseason
2018 8-3 7-1 Centennial-MAC Bowl Series
2017 6-5 6-3 ECAC James Lynah Bowl
2016 9-2 8-1 NCAA Tournament First Round; MAC Champions
2015 9-2 7-2 Centennial-MAC Series Bowl
2014 8-3 6-3 ECAC Southeast Bowl
2013 4-6 3-6  
2012 2-8 2-7  
2011 2-8 1-7  
2009 6-4 -  
2008 1-8 -  
2007 2-6 -  
TOTAL 57-55 40-30 3 Bowl Games, 1 NCAA Appearence, 1 MAC Title

 

  • Native of Alexandria, Va.
  • A 1999 graduate of Frostburg State, earning his bachelor’s in physical education before receiving his master’s in education in 2001
  • Hottle and his wife, Ashely, have four children, a daughter, Madalynn, and three sons, Wyatt, Cole and Tucker