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Chris Orr

Head Coach chris.orr@district196.org

Chris Orr - Head Coach

Coach Orr is entering his 6th season as head coach of the Rosemount Irish Girls Varsity Basketball team.  Orr has also served as an assistant coach for the boys program at Rosemount High School for 9 years before taking over the girls program.

Orr is a 2001 graduate of Rosemount High School.  He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he earned his Master’s degree in teaching Physical Education in 2007. He also received his Health degree from Bemidji State University in 2009.  Coach Orr is  a Physical Education teacher at Rosemount High School.  Coach Orr currently resides in Rosemount with his Wife Amber and daughter’s Ella (6) and Mya (4).

Maggie Shaffer - Head Varsity Assistant

A 2007 graduate of Rosemount High School she was a three year varsity player, All-State Honorable Mention, All-Conference. She was also named the 2007 RHS Female Athlete of the Year award winner.
 
She was a three-year starter at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN with a team that appeared in two NCAA National Tournaments. She is a member of the 1,000 point club, team captain and earned MIAC All-Conference and MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention and MIAC 6th Player of the Year awards.
 
Shaffer graduated from Concordia College with a Psychology degree. She also obtained a Master’s degree in Sports Management/Athletic Administration from Liberty University. She is currently a paraprofessional substitute within School District 196.

Edward Freeman - Assistant Varsity Coach

Edward Freeman is in his third year as an assistant coach with the Rosemount Girls Basketball Program.   He was an assistant coach on the Rosemount 2001-2002 State Tournament Team and coached in the program for three years. 

He was an assistant coach at Macalester College working with both their men’s and women’s program from 2002 - 2005.   He was also the Boys Head Coach at Minneapolis Southwest during the 2005 – 2006 season.

Edward played football for three years and basketball for two years at Macalester College in St. Paul.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Macalester and Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of St. Thomas.  Coach Freeman is currently a Social Studies Teacher at Rosemount High School.  He currently resides in Rosemount with his wife Pamela, son Jalen, and daughter Kayla.

Jason Burdick - Head JV Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Burdick is in his 3rd season with the Irish is originally from Devils Lake, ND where he played
football, basketball, and baseball in High school. He played college
football for the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Following
playing, he served one year as a student assistant coach at the U of M
Crookston. He has a degree in Business Management and is currently the General Manager of the Irish Sports Dome in Rosemount.

Abbie Bauernfeind - Head 10th Grade Coach

Abbie Bauernfeind will be entering her first year as Rosemount’s Girl’s Basketball 10th grade coach. For the last three years, she was coach for Eastview’s 10th grade and 9th grade teams. Bauernfeind has also been the head coach for a 5th grade girl’s basketball team through RAAA.

Bauernfeind is a 2010 graduate from Rosemount High School. During her tenure at RHS, she was a four-year JV/Varsity player in the girl’s basketball program. After High School, Bauernfeind attended Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, while playing on the women’s basketball team for two years. She graduated with an Elementary Education degree, and Social Science endorsement. She is now continuing on with a Master’s degree in Special Education.

Bauernfeind is currently working in District 196 as a Special Education teacher at Dakota Ridge School.

Charlie Erd - Head 9th Grade Coach

Charlie Erb is in his first year coaching at Rosemount High School. He has spent the previous three seasons coaching at Prior Lake High School. Coach Erb is a Physical Education teacher at Rosemount Middle School and is excited for the opportunity to coach current and former students this upcoming season.

 

Erb is a 2004 graduate of Apple Valley High School where he participated in Basketball, Track and Field, and Cross Country. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a Masters Degree in Education and teaching licenses in Physical Education and Developmental Adapted Physical Education in 2010. Erb currently resides in Eagan with his Wife Heather and Basset Shepherd dog Vernon.