Video: Coach Jess Nelson hopes for good things at Stadium High

If Jess Nelson has just some of the success of his two mentors, then there should be a turnaround at in the near future. Football coach Jess Nelson is the Christian Faith Center Coach Who Makes a Difference.

Jess Nelson's teaching philosophy was molded by the two legendary coaches he played under - Sid Otton and Frosty Westering. Learn more about his philosophy in the video.

Jess grew up in Tumwater and played high school football at Tumwater High School under Otton, then went onto play college football at Pacific Lutheran University under Westering. He was the starting tight end on PLU's national championship team in 1999.

Nelson was an assistant football coach at Sumner High School for three years before coming to Stadium.

Jess Nelson teaches social studies at Stadium High School and is the school's Link Crew Supervisor.

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