Meet the 2022 Football Coaches!
Thank you to our 2022 Rochester Football and Cheer Coaches for your time & dedication to our Organization!
Coach Karlos Griffin - Varsity
Karlos Griffin has 20 years of coaching and administrative experience in youth athletics with a strong focus on the development of children and young adult by assisting them with their athletic and academic goals. Karlos is entering his 9th season as a Head Coach with the RFC Organization. Karlos has also served in the past as a Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator and Administrator for the Michigan Warriors and Ypsilanti Panthers working with children ages 5-14.
Karlos began his youth football career at age 8 and continued to play football in high school at Ferndale High School where he was a 3 year varsity team member and he also was a member of the basketball and track teams. Karlos earned All-Conference and All-County honors in both football and track in high school and honorable mention All-State honors in 1993 for football. He continued his football career collegiately at Bowling Green State University for 3 seasons as a Wide Receiver and Defensive Back.
Coach Griffin resides in Rochester Hills with his wife Angela and 3 daughters Naomi (23), Makaiya (20) and Mahni (11). Coach Griffin and his family love being a part of the Rochester community and RFC organization!
Josh Heppner -JR. Freshman Maroon; Ryan Alexander JR. Freshman Gold
Coach Fady Bazzi - JV Maroon
Fady Bazzi is entering his 8th year coaching with the RFC Organization and returns this year as Head Coach. He was part of the coaching staff that made it to the semi-finals in 2015, took second place in the 2016 Super Bowl, undefeated Super Bowl Champions 2017, 2018, and 2019. Fady also played and coached football at the youth and high school levels.
Coach Bazzi resides in Oakland Township with his wife Mirvat. They will have 1 son in the program (Jawad - 5th Year RFC) and another son (Adam - 6 Year RFC) preparing for his 2nd year on Stoney Creek Varsity Football. They also have a daughter Mariam who will be a Freshman in the fall at the University of Michigan School of Engineering/Ross BBA program.
Coach Joe Miller - JV Gold
Coach Chris Sarris - Freshman Maroon
Coach Dave Markey - Freshman Gold
Dave Markey coached tackle football for 6 years and is entering his fifth season with the RFC Organization.
Coach Markey played high school football, basketball and baseball at Troy Athens High School. In college, Dave earned 4 varsity letters in baseball at Adrian College and was awarded all conference and regional honors on two championship teams. After College, Dave has coached and officiated in multiple sports at the youth level for over 9 years.
Coach Markey resides in Oakland Township with his wife Stephanie and their two sons - Brayden and Ethan.