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Michael Rader

Name:  Michael Rader 

Graduation Year:  2018
Company:  ETSU
Position:  Recruiting Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach

Professional Summary:

Mike Rader is a wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator for the ETSU football program.

Rader, who is a Johnson City native and played his prep football at Science Hill High School, was a three-year starter at ETSU during a career that spanned from 1998 to 2002. He served as a graduate assistant at ETSU during the 2003 campaign.
He has spent the last three seasons as head coach at Maryville College.

Rader received his Bachelor of Arts degree from East Tennessee State University in 2002. A three-year starter on the Buccaneer football squad as a student, he earned a football scholarship after an All-State career as a quarterback and receiver at Science Hill High School in Johnson City.

Following graduation, Rader attained his Master of Arts degree in sports management from ETSU while serving as a graduate assistant for his alma mater. He then worked for one season at Troy University in Troy, Ala., under head coach Larry Blakeney.

Mike, his wife Lindsey, have three sons Max, Eli and Ellis.

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