Jesse Spurgeon enters his second year has an assistant football coach for Earlham College in 2017.
As defensive backs coach, he coached Jordan Christian to Honorable Mention All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) honors in 2016.
Spurgeon comes to Earlham from the University of Indianapolis where he spent the 2015 season as an assistant coach for outside linebackers. Spurgeon also aided film breakdown and data entry on the defensive side of the ball along with coordinating offensive and punt return scout teams.
Before U-Indy, Spurgeon spent two seasons as an assistant coach at DePauw University. He served the Tigers as assistant director of football operations and outside linebackers coach in 2014 while coaching running backs in 2013. Spurgeon coordinated special team and defensive scout teams both years at Depauw. He has coached four All-Conference players in four years of collegiate coaching.
Spurgeon graduated from Indiana University in 2013 with a degree in criminal justice. He resides in Richmond.