Head Coach Bio

Dan Pepe is a native of St. Catharines, ON. He played QB, REC, RB, and DB in various leagues including high school, OVFL, CJFL, and NFC. Dan’s coaching experience began as a graduate coach with St. Catharines Collegiate High School in 2002.

After a Defensive Coordinator role with St. Catharines Collegiate, Dan learned of the Burlington Braves moving to the Niagara Region. He joined the Niagara Raiders staff as a Receivers Coach for the 2016 season. Between CJFL seasons, Dan coached as an Offensive Coordinator for the Niagara Spartans of the Can-Am Indoor Football League.

Dan coached as an Offensive Coordinator and Assistant Head Coach with the Niagara Regional Raiders for the 2017 season. In December 2017, Dan was named Interim Head Coach for the Raiders 2018 season. Dan continues to stay involved with player development at St. Catharines Collegiate, and with Niagara Minor Football.



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