Chris Zielinski is a good Football Minded Coach for the Cros-Lex Pioneers Football Team & Program. He is one of the best Assistant Coaches you will get around the Whole Thumb Area & also in the BWAC Conference. Knows what he is doing as Offensive Line Coach. Did good things with that department with Head Coach Jason VanDerMaas in 2002-06 & 2008-12. Won 7 BWAC Conference Titles with Jason at the helm. Best squad Jason had was in 2005. Lost in the Division 4 District Championship Game at Fenton HS. Flint Powers Catholic Central. Had a good RB for Flint Powers Catholic Central in 2005 was Sophomore Ronnie Lark. Head Coach Garrett Grundman was QB that season. They also won the Division 4 State Championship Title at Ford Field in Detroit. Also help out Joe Kegolvitz in 1996-00. WR’s Coach. Best squad they had was in 1998 with John Oleski & Jason Bennett at RB, LB Jon Crosby, & QB Allen Vincent. Ran the Veer Offense to perfection. Won the GTCE Division Championship Game on Deckerville’s Homecoming Night in large large crowd at Deckerville HS. Cros-Lex Beat Deckerville 15-8. Went 9-0 in the regular season. Lose to the Millington Cardinals in the 1st Rd of the Class B Playoffs at Millington HS. Millington had a good squad in 1998. Coaches Son Ryan was there QB & tall WR’s on the squad. Chad List was there best one on the squad. Had a hard matchup with them that season. Head Coach in 2013 & 2014. Got let go. But, it wasn’t Chris’s fault at all. Players where out at a party drinking & got kicked off the squad in 2013. The other one was couple of where smoking in the boys locker room & also got kicked off the team as well too. When Jason was Head Coach at C-L. He ran the show. Not Jason. Chris ran the show. When Joe Kegolvitz ran the show in 1996-00. Chris didn’t run the show at all. Also coaches Powerlifting at C-L HS. Very Nice Guy Indeed. Hard Working Coach All The Time. 1989 C-L HS Graduated…… Players Love Playing Chris Zielinski. Players Will Tell You That One.
Go Cros-Lex Pioneers Chris Zielinski….