Brandon Parker joined the Lake Forest coaching staff in the summer of 2009. After directing the Forester safeties for three seasons, he will coach the cornerbacks in 2012. He will also serve as special teams coordinator for the second straight year.
Under Parker's direction, safety Luke Butts amassed 258 tackles over the last three seasons. He also earned First Team All-Midwest Conference distinction and team Most Valuable Player honors during that span. Forester safeties have accounted for 15 interceptions and more than 400 tackles in the last three seasons combined.
Lake Forest set the program record for kickoff return yardage in 2011 and Darrius McKay established a new single-season mark for kickoff return yards by an individual. Kickers were 39-for-44 on extra points and field goals combined and a pair of punters combined to average nearly 34 yards per attempt.
Parker spent the previous three years as a graduate assistant at Concordia University Wisconsin where he spent time as wide receivers and linebackers coach. The Falcons claimed conference championships and made NCAA Division III Tournament appearances in two of Parker's three seasons on staff.
In addition to earning his master's degree in student personnel administration from Concordia Wisconsin, Parker also completed his undergraduate education at the institution and majored in athletic training.
He and his wife Krista were married in the summer of 2010 and reside in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.