College: Lewis and Clark College 1998
High School: Grants Pass High School 1994
AHS Coach since: 2007
Lehnerz is in his second year as the Grizzlies head football coach. He was the defensive coordinator since 2015 before taking over the Grizzlies after Charlie Hall. Prior to coming to Ashland in 2007 he spent two seasons coaching at his college alma mater Lewis and Clark, where he was also a two time all NWC selection for the Pioneers. He also coached at Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, AZ for two years. He spent two years as a player/coach in Europe, playing for the Vienna Vikings and Marburg Mercenaries, respectively. Lehnerz’ wife Marisa is a ’95 Ashland alum and former cross country runner. They live in Ashland with their son Crosby, a 7th grader at Ashland Middle School. Lehnerz is a Health and PE teacher at Ashland High School.