Ron Woitalewicz

Staff picture of Coach Woj

Ron Woitalewicz (Woj)

Position - Physical Education Teacher/Head Football Coach


Voicemail: (303) 982-1902

Courses (Fall 2018)

  • Intermediate Weight Training
  • Physical Education
  • Sports Specific Weight Training Football

Link to Physical Education webpage


Coach Woj is beginning his 23rd season at Dakota Ridge and his 18th as the Head Varsity Coach. Coach Woj has a record of 112-74 as the Head Coach at Dakota Ridge. He was lucky enough to win his 100th game defeating Lincoln in 2015. During his tenure, he has led the Eagles to the State Playoffs 9 times with a record of 8-8 and three appearances in the State Semi finals (2004, 2008, and 2010) and leading the Eagles to their only appearance in the State Championship game in 2004 losing to Thunder Ridge. Prior to becoming the Head Coach in 2001, Coach Woj helped open the school and start the football program at Dakota Ridge in 1996. The first five seasons he was the Offensive Coordinator before taking over in 2001. He has been selected the Male Coach of the Year at Dakota Ridge in 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2013. Coach Woj was 1 of 25 National Winners out of 1,700 to win the Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach Award in 2013. He was honored at a ceremony at Stanford University in April. In 2014 Woj was selected as Denver Broncos Coach of Week honoree after week 10. In 2015 Woj was named the Plains League Coach of the Year while leading the Eagles to a League Championship. Coach Woj attended Northglenn High School and received a BA degree in Physical Education from the University of Northern Colorado. He also has a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Phoenix. He currently teaches Physical Education at Dakota Ridge and has also taught American History, American Government, and Geography at Dakota Ridge. Prior to coming to help start the football program at Dakota Ridge, Coach Woj was the Running Back coach at Northglenn High School where he was a member of the coaching staff who helped Northglenn win the State Championship in 1984. He has also been the Head Coach at Alameda High School and the Offensive Coordinator at Arvada High School, Pomona High School and at Dakota Ridge the first 5 years. He is married to Lisa and they have four beautiful daughters: Erika, Sarah, Jessie and Kayla. They also have 3 Son-In-Laws: Mark, Derek, Keeler. Woj and Lisa also are the proud grandparents to 7 grandchildren Dillon (19), Brayden (12), Dominic (8), and Emberly (7), Tabor (4 1/2), Logan (4 1/2) and Cassius (4). Coach Woj thinks it is an honor to teach and coach at the finest high school in the nation.

Education & Credentials

  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education/Social Science, University of Northern Colorado, 1985
  • Masters of Education in Educational Administration, University of Phoenix, 1997


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