ADM is excited to announce that Randy Schrader has accepted the position of Interim Head Football Coach at ADM pending board approval. ADM is honored to have Coach Schrader lead the football program during this transitional period, which will allow the district to complete an extensive search for the future long-term head coach of ADM Football during the 2023-24 school year.
Randy Schrader, who was recently inducted into the Iowa Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, is no stranger to success. Serving as ADM’s interim football coach for the 2023 campaign, Randy will be entering his 30th year as a head football coach. Randy has previously served as the head football coach at Clarinda, North Scott, Rockford College, Washington, and Savannah (Missouri). Upon retirement, Coach Schrader has served as an assistant coach for the ADM program the past two seasons as he continued his passion for football and working with student-athletes. As a head coach, Randy has led teams to the state finals 3 times. He has also been named the Ed Thomas Coach of the Year, Northwest Missouri Coach of the Year, and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
Randy and his wife of 46 years Denise have two children, a daughter Memorea (Waukee) and a son Michael (Country Club, MO). Randy is a graduate of William Penn College in 1982 and started his coaching career shortly after. He has 37 years of total football coaching experience, with 29 years as a head coach.
When asked about his new role as interim head Football Coach at ADM, Coach Schrader stated, “First off, I would like to thank the administration at ADM Schools, Mr. Dufoe, Mr. Wiebers, Mr. Griebel and Mr. Lohmann for having the trust and faith in me to take the reigns as the new Head Football Coach at ADM High School. I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to lead a tremendous group of young men and coaches. We are looking forward to getting to work and beginning our quest to get to the Championship.”
“We’re excited to have Coach Schrader lead the ADM Football program as an interim coach. He will lead with integrity and a student-first approach,” said ADM Activities Director, Rod Wiebers. “Randy has a championship pedigree and his experiences as a hall of fame head coach will be an asset to our football program, school, and community. He is an outstanding leader with a plan and vision to continue our strong tradition at ADM. The humility and passion that Coach Schrader brings will be visible to our players, staff, and the community.”