COACH MIKE GOODPASTER
Varsity Head Coach
Coach Goodpaster began coaching football in 1991 at the junior high and high school levels. He was a defensive assistant at the professional arena football level with the Northern Kentucky River Monsters in 2011 before becoming the head coach at the professional arena football level with the Evansville Rage in 2012 with a record of 9-3. In 2013 the Rage moved to Owensboro where the team qualified for the playoffs with a 7-3 record. Partway through the 2014 season, Goodpaster took over as head coach of the Northern Kentucky River Monsters with a 6-2 record. For the last five years, Coach Goodpaster has coached with the Landmark Eagles.
Goodpaster has coached multiple positions at different college campuses including Brian Kelly’s camp in Cincinnati, Rick Minter’s Camp, and Terry Hoeppner's camp in Miami. He has also organized and run multiple youth football camps. In the past ten years, he has coached over 100 NCAA division 1 or 2 players at various positions and 32 that have played NFL or CFL.
Goodpaster has been married to his wife Wendy
for 24 years. They have three children and two grandchildren.
COACH JOHN BELL III
Junior High Football Head Coach
Coach John Bell III served as assistant coach of the junior high
team during the 2019 season, focusing on defense, and then
transitioned into the head coaching role in 2020. His love for
football began at an early age, playing football in Dallas Texas,
in elementary. He continued playing throughout high school,
playing cornerback, safety, and tailback. He also played foot-
ball while attending Wilmington College. Bell received his A.S. in
Civil Engineering-Surveying from Cincinnati State along with his
Advance Surveying Certificate. He also attended Eagles Bible
Institute where he obtained a certificate in Biblical Leadership
and Ministry Principles.
Bell and his wife Barbara are licensed ministers in
their church (Cincinnati Bible way Church). They
have been blessed with two children.
COACH CHERI BUSH
Cheri Bush has been head coach of the Eagles cheer
team since the inaugural season of 2019. She has 8
years prior experience leading cheer teams. She
works part-time for American Airlines in Orlando and
assists her husband in their landscaping business.
They have four children.