Coach Rouse has been involved with football as a Wide Receiver for 12+ years. From 2005 to 2009, Rouse played
wide receiver at East Columbus High. He was rewarded for his athleticism and work ethic when he won Student-
Athlete of the year back to back in 2008 and 2009. Rouse also ran the 400 meters in Track and Field at East Columbus
which led to him being recruited to run track at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP).
At UNCP, Rouse ran the 400 meters with a personal best time of 50.1. After finishing up with track, Rouse joined the
UNCP football team as a walk-on in 2013. By far one the greatest accomplishments in his athletic career because it
shows the amount of discipline and determination that Rouse possesses. While playing a year under the great coach,
Pete Shinnick, Rouse helped the UNCP football team to a 10-1 record and first home playoff game against North
Rouse graduated with a Bachelors in Exercise Physiology. With his education in exercise physiology, Rouse
understands the direct correlation between exercise and nutrition and it's long term effects on the body. Rouse
teaches good and productive habits over time that will stick with the athlete on and off field.
Rouse currently travels and plays 8 man contact flag football around the country. Rouse lives in Wilmington, NC and
works at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Novant Health).