Mike Leach, the 2018 AFCA National Coach of the Year and Pac-12 Coach of the Year, is set to begin his eighth season leading the Washington State Cougar football program after being named the Cougars’ head football coach, Nov. 30, 2011. Leach has guided WSU to five bowl appearances in his first seven years, including each of the last four years, a program first. After graduating with honors from BYU in 1983, Leach earned a master’s degree from the U.S. Sports Academy and his law degree from Pepperdine University, where he graduated in the top one-third of his class. The oldest of six siblings, Leach and his wife, Sharon, are the parents of four children; Janeen, Kim, Cody and Kiersten, along with three grandchildren. For more information, check out WSU Cougars: Coach Leach. Podcasts of Coach Leach's interaction with Kurre and Klapow can be found on the K & K Show Podcast page.