Shawn Kostich is in his fifth season with Minnesota Football and will serve as a defensive graduate assistant in 2013. He previously spent the 2009 and 2010 seasons as an offensive intern.
Prior to Minnesota, he served two years at Breck High School coaching wide receivers and defensive backs from 2007-2008.
Kostich is a Moorhead, Minn., native who is a 2008 University of Minnesota graduate. He also received his master's degree in applied kinesiology in 2009. His father, Dan Kostich, is a member of the Minnesota High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.
Celestin, Lingen, Smith Named 2017 Captains
Tight end Brandon Lingen, linebacker Jonathan Celestin and running back Rodney Smith with captain the Gophers in 2017.