Office Hours: Tony Aker

Author: Malcolm McDowell Woods

Published Date: 5/26/2019

Categories: Athletics F1RST Magazine F1RST Summer 2019 Faculty and Staff

Van Male Field House 208

Tony Aker

Football Offensive Coordinator

Tony Aker’s office shares a wall with the weight room in Van Male, which means one of Aker’s regular activities is straightening the photos and mementos that tumble and fall over “every time someone drops weights next door.” Aker joined the Pioneers in 2016 after five years coaching at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. He’s grateful to be at Carroll and to work for, and with, head football coach Mark Krzykowski. “I may be a Stevens Point alumnus, but I’m a Pioneer at heart.

Tony Aker's Son


A photo of his infant son, Landon Jack, graces Aker’s desk. He’s got his father’s smile.

two footballs on a shelf

Football Collection

The footballs are souvenirs from vanquished opponents. Here’s hoping he needs more room for this collection soon.

UW–Steven's Point Pointers football helmet


A helmet from Aker’s playing days at Stevens Point. He earned first team All-WIAC as a kick returner in 2010.

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