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Darren Rinta

Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Backs Coach

High School attended (and position you played): Bothell High School - QB through grade 11 and wideout senior year.  Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track

College attended (and major): Washington State University (major-Political Science minor-History/Speech Communication masters in education)

College Playing experience: invited walk-on at WSU 1984-1987

Years coached: 34 

Years coached at BG: 1990-1999, 2022

Current occupation: Teacher

Wife and children: Married-Jackie (31 years) with 3 kids-Justin (29), Paige (25), Josie (19)

Favorite football memory (as either a player or coach): Being on the WSU football team in 1984 for the "coldest Apple Cup" victory in Seattle. 

Best player you’ve ever played with: Mark Rypien (WSU), Kitrick Taylor (WSU), Reuben Mayes (WSU), Timm Rosenbaugh (WSU)

Best player you’ve ever coached: Tony Sahli (BG) and Titus Bohannan (BG).  

Best player you've ever coached against: Derek Birley (Evergreen)

Darren Rinta
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