February 3, 2020
The public is invited to meet Mayville State’s newly named head football coach Rocky Larson at a news conference planned for Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. It will be held at the Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center, located at the corner of Third Avenue and Stan Dakken Drive in Mayville. Those in attendance will hear from Coach Larson, as well as MSU Athletic Director Ryan Hall and MSU President Dr. Brian Van Horn.
Rocky Larson just finished his fourth full year as the defensive coordinator at the University of Wisconsin River Falls (UWRF). In his time at UWRF, Coach Larson had 15 all-conference selections, including the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) player of the year and 3rd team All American.
Prior to his defensive coordinator role at UWRF, Larson was the defensive back coach at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, where he coached the WIAC leader in tackles.
Throughout his college career at UWRF, Larson was a student coach, coaching a different position group each year. Larson graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls in 2014 with a degree in Exercise Sport Science. In 2016, he earned his master’s degree in Athletic Administration/Coaching from Concordia Irvine University.