Marcus Yzaguirre (Iz) is the assistant program director for Rise  
football. He is a Seattle/Federal Way Native. Coach played high school  
football for Thomas Jefferson High School under Buddy Bland. Prior to  
leaving for the College of Siskiyous to play football, he coached one  
year as the J.V. Offensive coordinator for for Thomas Jefferson High  
School. He attended Washington State University and received his  
bachelors in communication.

Iz has been coaching football since 2004. He coached with the Federal  
Way Hawks youth organization in 2004-2006. In 2006 he was hired as the  
Dean of Discipline at Federal Way High School where he began coaching  
high school football. He helped lead the Federal Way Football teams to  
2 league championships and in 2012 was nominated Tacoma News Tribune  
Offensive coordinator of the year. In 2013, he was hired as an  
Language arts teacher and was brought on as the offensive coordinator  
position at Auburn Riverside High School under Bryant Thomas who also  
was coached at Federal Way High School. In 2013, Iz helped lead the  
Auburn Riverside Ravens to their first ever league champion status. He  
was also named SPSL assistant coach of the year in 2013. In 2017, Iz  
helped lead the Ravens to their second league champion status. In  
2018, he was hired as the Head football coach for Auburn Riverside  
High School. Coach Iz also coaches basketball and track. He has won a  
2 state championships as the head track coach for Federal Way High  
School and has had a sprinter in state for the last 13 years.

He loves giving back to youth. Football has been an important aspect  
of his life and has helped him achieve many goals. He uses the sport  
of football as a vehicle to help teach the youth life lessons.

He is engaged to Antaknea and they have 1 daughter Cataleiya. They are  
expecting a boy in December 2018.