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Northwest Bearcats

Chad Bostwick

Chad Bostwick


OfficeLamkin Activity Center
Alma MaterNorthwest Missouri State
HometownOmaha, Nebraska

Chad Bostwick enters his first season at Northwest as the linebackers coach. Bostwick was a linebacker at Northwest from 2000-2004 earning All-MIAA honorable mention accolades as a senior. He also helped the Bearcats win three MIAA titles and make the NCAA Division II playoffs three times. Individually, he won the Don Black Award in 2003 as the MVP of the Homecoming football game and also won the Spirit of the Bearcat Award as a senior.


During the 2005 and 2006 seasons, Bostwick was a graduate assistant coach at Northwest, in charge of the linebackers. The team finished as the national runner-up both seasons and captured the 2006 MIAA Championship. Bostwick is the brother of Scott Bostwick, who was named Northwest's 18th head football coach in December and died June 5, 2011 of an apparent heart attack.


Bostwick served as the linebackers and special teams coach at the University of Central Missouri during the spring of 2011.


Prior to his time at UCM, he spent four seasons as the offensive line coach at Colorado School of Mines where, in 2010, he helped the Orediggers to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title and a berth in the NCAA Division II playoffs. He also coached a player who participated in the Cactus Bowl as well as four first-team all-conference selections.


A native of Omaha, Neb. Bostwick earned his bachelor's degree from Northwest in 2005 and received his master's in 2006.


Bostwick resides in Maryville with his wife, Kelli, and their daughter, Geordynn.