Thane Hall has been a soccer coach at Brother Rice since 2008 and has served the Junior Varsity and Freshmen coach. Coach Hall has been at Brother Rice High School since 1994 as Camous Minister and Theology Teacher and served previously as Freshmen Baseball coach for 14 years. Coach Hall holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) “E” license.
This is Coach K’s 17th year coaching football at the high school or collegiate level and in his 2nd year serving Brother Rice in the capacity of Head Football Coach and Associate Athletic Director. This is Coach K’s 7th season overall at Brother Rice and was part of 3 State Championships teams as Defensive Coordinator. He is one of a select few who have played and coached in the Michigan High Football Coaches Association All Star Game. Coach K is a proud alumnus of Western Michigan University where he played linebacker and tight end before graduating in 1996.
Brother Rice youth football camp is staffed by a number of current Brother Rice coaching staff members and a select number of the 370 plus collegiate football alum who have graduated from Brother Rice. The goal is to provide your children with the instruction and attention necessary to make their camp experience a positive one while also improving their understanding of the game and the skills needed to succeed at their particular level of participation.
Coach Popp has been coaching quarterbacks since 1978. He began with the legendary Al Fracassa on the grass fields of Brother Rice. He has since been all over the Midwest and as far south as South Carolina holding QB camps. The focus of the camp will be proper throwing mechanics, footwork and overall balance as a QBs. He incorporates aspects of teaching the leadership components necessary to be high level quarterback for the team. Some of the recent QBs who have experienced success with Popps QB Tutor are Devin Gardner (Playing professionally in Japan, Alex Malzone (Brother Rice, U of M, Miami of Ohio), Theo Day (Michigan State University) to name a few. You will work hard, you gain an understanding of the position, most of all, you will learn how responsible you need to be with your position in life.
Coach Kidder has over 35 years of coaching wrestling at the youth, junior and senior high school, and junior college levels. Since returning to Michigan in 1997, Coach Kidder has been affiliated with the Catholic High School League, recently taking over the Brother Rice wrestling program in 2017.
His teams have won MHSAA Team District titles in Division 1, 2, and 3 along with competing in the MHSAA Team Regional finals in Division 1. A number of Coach Kidder's wrestlers have gone on to wrestle in college at John Carroll Univ., the U. S. Naval Academy, Northern Ohio Univ., Lehigh, and U of M.
MA Teaching and Learning
BA English, History, Communications
18 Post-Masters credits
Miss Nuss has been teaching Language Arts/English for 21 years. This will be her 7th summer offering workshops on the writing process and reading comprehension. Most of the post-masters classes have focused on reading comprehension strategies that actually work. We try to make the processes of reading and writing as painless and legitimate as possible. Miss Nuss's students learn to apply the material to their lives, not memorize it for a test.
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics
Minor in Physics
Secondary Ed Certified
Mr. Naumann has spent the past 5 years as academic coach with students in study skills area while teaching the past 7 years at Brother Rice. He is the Math department chair and teaches AP Calculus. Mr. Naumann also works with students in test prep for ACT/SAT.
Bachelor's degree in English
Minor in Spanish
Secondary Ed Certified
Master’s degree in teaching
Mr. Kase has 15 years’ experience as an academic coach with students in study skills area/Early Bird program and working with students in test prep for ACT/SAT. He has 23 years teaching experience at Brother Rice as AP Literature and Composition teacher.
Mr. Huber has a Master of Arts in Teaching with a major in mathematics and experience teaching all levels of high school math at three secondary schools during his 12-year teaching career. Proud to have initiated the Algebra summer camps several years ago to help students solidify and grow their knowledge of mathematics during time away from the school year. Mr. Huber’s goal is to increase problem solving skills, apply math to real-world contexts and improve confidence in students' own mathematical courage.