CHADRON – After playing and coaching at Wayne State College for 11 seasons, Logan Masters will be making the move up the coaching staff at Chadron State College to a recent coordinator position he held at WSC for two years.
Logan Masters, who attended Wayne State College and played football for the Wildcats from 2006-09, was recently promoted to offensive coordinator at Chadron State College. According to the Chadron State College Athletic Department, Craig Jersild was tabbed the defensive coordinator by head CSC football coach Jay Long.
Coach Masters served as an assistant coach and was promoted to offensive coordinator following the 2014 season at Wayne State College and also spent time coaching the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends for five seasons following his playing days.
Logan Masters then made the switch coaching the wide-out position starting in the 2017 season for Chadron State College before recently being tabbed to coordinate the Eagles offence in 2019. He also served as game operations manager the previous two years and will be coaching in his 10th season of NCAA Division II football this year.
As an athlete, Masters set numerous receiving records during his playing career including career catches (258) and career receiving yards (3,863). He set a then NCAA Division II record by catching at least two passes in 46 consecutive games (every game he played at Wayne State).
During his senior season, Masters was one of 24 candidates for the Harlon Hill Trophy, given to the top player in NCAA Division II college football, after recording 70 catches for 894 yards and 5 TD’s while earning First Team All-NSIC honors. As a junior in 2008, Masters hauled in a career-high 80 receptions for 1,179 yards to earn First Team All-NSIC and Daktronics First Team All-Super Region 3 honors while helping WSC to a 9-3 record and the school’s first-ever trip to the NCAA Division II playoffs. Masters had 64 catches for 1,097 yards as a sophomore, making him the first-ever WSC receiver to record back-to-back 1,000 yard receiving seasons.
Chadron State will open their season in Spearfish, South Dakota visiting Black Hills State University on Saturday, September 7 at 6 p.m. The Eagles home opener is the following week on the 14th against Colorado State University – Pueblo at 7 p.m.