Jeremy Prudhomme joined the SVSU Football coaching staff as the Assistant Head Coach / Special Teams / Linebackers Coach in March 2019.
Prudhomme helped the Cardinals to a 7-4 overall mark and a 4-3 record in the GLIAC during the 2021 season. Kicker Connor Luksic earned First Team All-GLIAC honors after being named the GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week five times during the season. Prudhomme also coached linebacker Victor Abraham to First Team All-GLIAC as well. Abraham ranked fourth in the conference with 93 total tackles. He also had 2.5 sacks and five tackles for loss while also recovering three fumbles, including one for a touchdown. Also earning All-GLIAC honors was Trevor Nowaske. He was named Honorable Mention All-GLIAC after recording 84 total tackles, 4.5 sacks, one interception, and one forced fumble. Prudhomme was apart of a defensive staff that oversaw SVSU recover 16 fumbles and also record 16 interceptions.
During his first season in 2019, the Cardinals finished with a 5-6 overall record and a 3-5 mark in GLIAC play. Prudhomme had two linebackers earn All-GLIAC honors, as David Still landed on the Second Team and Justin Whitted was Honorable Mention All-GLIAC. Still led Saginaw Valley with 89 tackles, ranking him sixth in the league and third with his average of 8.9 tackles per game. He added three interceptions from his middle linebacker position with 2.5 sacks and 7.5 tackles for loss. Whitted finished third on the team with 68 tackles, adding 2.5 tackles for loss. The 68 tackles were a career high for Whitted, who finished his career with 190 overall.
Prudhomme spent the past four years prior to joining SVSU as a consultant for Ferris State University Basketball & Football programs. He developed a performance mentality training program called the Victor’s Edge at Eagle Village Inc., a nonprofit agency that works with abused and neglected youth. Prudhomme’s program builds a successful mindset through trainings on leadership, team cohesion, mental & emotional resiliency and successful character. While at Ferris State, he was able to help the Men’s basketball team win a National Championship and multiple GLIAC Regular Season and Tournament Championships. During his time working with the football team, they finished their season two points shy of a National Championship and achieved their highest levels of success in program history. His leadership training has helped develop the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the year as well as the Harlon Hill Trophy Winner, given to the best player in Division II football. In addition to creating the Victor’s Edge, Prudhomme has also been the Director of a Mental Health and Behavior Stabilization Assessment Center at Eagle Village. Prior to working with Ferris State, Prudhomme was a high school teacher and coach in Frisco & Plano, Texas.
As a player, Prudhomme was a linebacker and defensive end at Taylor University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree. He saw action in 35 games, including 25 starts. He was a national semi-finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to the American college football player with the best combination of academics, community service and on-field performance. It is considered by many to be the Academic Heisman. He was a three-time Academic All-American & earned All-Conference honors as a player for the Trojans.
Prudhomme and his wife Megan have two children, Masyn and Mya.