Todd Throckmorton returns for his third stint at Missouri Western as he has been hired on as the new tight ends coach replacing Mike McFarland. Throckmorton spent the past three seasons at the University of New Mexico as the Lobo’s tight end coach. 

The 43 year old Throckmorton was the offensive line coach at Missouri Western from 2004-05, and an assistant from 1990-96 and graduated from Western in 1987.  

Prior to Missouri Western, Throckmorton spent four years as the head coach at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. He compiled an overall record of 11-33 from 2000-03, including 7-25 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Throckmorton was also at San Jose State, where he was an assistant coach for three seasons from 1997-99. 

Throckmorton spent seven years at Missouri Western from 1990-96, coaching a variety of positions for the Griffons, including wide receiver, offensive line and linebackers. He was Missouri Western’s assistant head coach during the 1996 season. 

Throckmorton was a graduate assistant coach on the offensive line at the University of South Dakota in 1989. He served as the restricted earnings coach at East Tennessee State University during the spring of 1990, responsible for tight ends and tackles.