Coach Breitbach's Football Academy
Defensive Coaching Staff
Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs
Veteran coach Ralph Clark is entering his 17th year of coaching and his second on the the Millersville staff in 2014. He coaches the program's Defensive backs.
Clark boasts a long career of coaching at both the collegiate and high school levels and working with a variety of position groups. Clark was most recently the assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator at Bishop O’Connell High School in Virginia. He coached linebackers and served as the strength and conditioning coordinator at Virginia Union in 2011. In 2010, Clark coordinated the defense at Saint Francis University. That unit ranked among the NEC leaders in red zone defense, and linebacker Scott Lewis became the school’s all-time leading tackler.
Clark served as linebackers coach, pro scout liaison, travel coordinator, compliance coordinator and academic counselor over two seasons at Northeastern University. From 2006-2008, Clark coordinated the Rose-Hulman Institute defense to a No. 2 ranking in run defense the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC). Nine of his players were named all-conference, and Paul Spreen was named the league’s defensive player of the year. His team also finished second in rushing defense in 2006, holding opponents to just 91.3 rushing yards a game.
Clarks’ collegiate coaching career began at Georgetown University as the secondary coach in 2004 and linebackers coach in 2005. Georgetown ranked No. 4 nationally in passing defense in 2004 and Mo Banks was All-Patriot League as a safety. Prior to joining the Georgetown staff, Clark coached at three high schools in the Virginia/District of Columbia area from 1998-2004.
Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in communications management from Robert Morris in 1998. He was a four-year letterman for the Colonials. He totaled 1,362 yards and 12 touchdowns as a running back.
Inside Linebackers / Special Teams Coordinator
After coaching with Greg Breitbach at North Dakota, George Love joins the Millersville staff as the linebackers coach and special teams coordinator for the 2013 season.
Since his graduation from Eastern Illinois in 2007, Love has coached with some of the best football programs in the nation. He built a relationship with Breitbach while coaching the outside linebackers at UND from 2009-11. In addition to his coaching responsibilities, Love was instrumental in recruiting, camps and community service.
Prior to his stint at North Dakota, Love served as a graduate assistant at Northwest Missouri State from 2007-08, coaching the outside linebackers and coordinating the scout team offense. The Bearcats reached the NCAA Division II Championship twice and posted a 25-4 record in his two seasons on staff. Five of his players earned all-conference honors.
Love's career began as a student assistant coach at his alma mater. In the 2006 season, Eastern Illinois won the Ohio Valley Championship and reached the NCAA playoffs. One of his players earned All-America First Team honors. Most recently, Love coached the linebackers and assisted with the special teams at Eastern Illinois during the 2011 and 2012 seasons.
As a student-athlete, Love helped Eastern Illinois to two Ohio Valley Conference titles. He led his team in interceptions twice while playing in the secondary. He earned a bachelor's degree in general studies. He also worked toward a master's degree in education at Northwest Missouri State.
Defensive Line / Assistant Special Teams
Following an outstanding career with the Millersville Marauders, Matt Sutjak returned to his alma mater for the 2013 season under first-year head coach Greg Breitbach. Sutjak coaches the outside linebackers and is the assistant special teams coordinator.
Sutjak quickly progressed through the coaching ranks after his 2010 graduation from Millersville. He spent the 2012 season as the tight ends coach at the University of Rhode Island, which competes at the Division I FCS level. In addition to coaching the tight ends, he assisted in writing practice scripts, film breakdown, and recruiting. Following the season, he added assistant special teams coordinator to his list of responsibilities.
Prior to his tenure Rhode Island, Sutjak coached the secondary at Division III Lycoming College. Sutjak helped the defense ranked third nationally in total defense, second nationally in pass efficiency defense and first in the MAC in total defense. Three of his defensive backs were named all-conference and free safety Ray Bierbach was named All-America.
Sutjak, who graduated with a 3.15 GPA in social studies education, was regarded as highly intelligent player from his free safety position. After transferring from Central Connecticut State, Sutjak played in 33 consecutive games, totaling 239 tackles. He led the team in tackles in 2008 and 2009. He tied for the PSAC lead in interceptions with five during the 2010 season.