Former Eastern coach passes

ROSLYN – Former Eastern Washington University assistant football coach Tom Missel, passed away Oct. 21, 2023, at his home.

He was 62.

A celebration of Missel's life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Harold Weis Memorial Building, 300 W. Idaho Ave.

Born Dec. 12, 1960, in Aberdeen, Missel was a defensive coach for three seasons (2000-2002), including two as assistant head coach under Paul Wulff. Prior to that, he was at Western Washington for nine years (1991-1999).

As a position coach, Missel worked with the defensive line in 2000 and 2001 and the linebackers in 2002. In 2000, his def...


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