Coachspeak: Craig Haake, Gothenburg

Craig Haake is entering his 21st year as the Gothenburg head coach. His team is coming off of an 8-3 season last year, and he returns eleven starters from last year's squad.
Gothenburg has reached the Class C-1 quarterfinals each of the last three seasons, last fall being eliminated by eventual champion Cozad. The Swedes have also won at least one playoff game every season since 2007.
The Swedes start their 2014 campaign on Friday night at home against Holdrege, a former Southwest Conference foe which has dropped from Class B to Class C-1. I had an opportunity to speak with coach Haake to discuss the game on Friday and the upcoming season and here is our conversation...