Coach Profiles

Joe Srebernak - Varsity

"Coach Sreb" played football and wrestled at Grosse Pointe South from 1976-1979. He played football for Coach Hepner Sr. Coach Srebernak played four years as an Offensive Guard at Northwood Institute, now Northwood University (1980-1983). He was Team Captain and named to First Team All GLIAC in his Senior year.

Lou Ray - JV Head Coach


Coach Ray is the Head Coach of the JV team this year and has over 30 years of coaching experience.  He was previously a coach at University Liggett School where he led the team to playoffs each year during his coaching tenure.  He also has experience coaching the Red Barons junior league where he served as a Defensive Coordinator as well as Head Coach for all levels.  He played college football in Windsor ATO Fratman.

Dave Deboer - JV

Dave DeBoer has been coaching football for 10 years at both the High School and Division-1 college level. He has coached Offensive Line at Central Michigan University and Tight Ends/Tackles at the University of Connecticut. He was also a Defensive Coordinator at Liggett for 2 years before his time coaching in college. Dave was a 4-year starter and captain as a Tight End at Hope College. Coach Deboer was a standout football player at South as well as CMU.

Mark Czarnik - JV


Coach Czarnik enters his second season at South. Last season, he helped the freshman team on offense and game stats. This year he has moved up to the JV squad to coach the wide receivers and defensive backs. He also will be assisting the head coach with administration and  stats. 

Nate Schwarze - Freshman

Nate Schwarze was a first-team, All-State basketball player and football player, as well as a Dream Team All-State Wide Receiver at Chelsea High School. He played College basketball for Rice University. Coach Schwarze is the Freshman Offensive Coordinator.

Alex Elkhoury - Strength Trainer

Alex went to South Lake High School where he played multiple sports. Alex graduated in 2015 and joined the Marine Corps in 2016 where he served as a machine gunner in the infantry, stationed out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. During his first deployment, he found the love for lifting and the science behind it. All of his free time was consumed by training or studying how to enhance his training.