Maury Waugh joined the Trine coaching staff in 2010 and currently serves as the inside linebackers coach. Waugh brings 47 years of collegiate football coaching experience, and six years of high school coaching experience to the Thunder football team.
Prior to joining the Thunder, Coach Waugh spent five seasons at St. Francis (IN). While there Waugh spent time coaching the Inside Linebackers, Defensive Line, Punter and Kickers as well as serving four seasons as the Special Teams Coordinator.
Waugh has spent time at all levels of college football including nine seasons at Northwestern where he spent time under former NFL head coach Dennis Green. After leaving the Big Ten school, Waugh became the head coach at Lake Forest College. Waugh has also served as head coach at the University of Dubuque and Simpson College.
Waugh returned to the Division I level where he spent five seasons working at Western Carolina where he served as an Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Line coach before being promoted to Defensive Coordinator. After leaving Western, Waugh spent three seasons at Division II Wayne State server in several capacities including Defensive Coordinator.
In addition to college coaching, Waugh has spent five seasons coaching high school football in various capacities. Waugh received his bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Dubuque and master’s degree in HPER from Indiana.
Coach Waugh and his wife Sandra are the proud parents of four sons, Jordan, Tucker, Ethan, and Adam, in addition to nine grandchildren