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Freshman Coaching Staff

HEAD COACH - Jason Hearsh

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Team Manager/Mom - Jen Dorward

Please contact Michelle Plunkett for any program questions or information.

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Julius Record - Offensive Coordinator

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Tyson Coon - Defensive Coordinator

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Ryan Dilandri - Special Teams Coordinator & WR/DB

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DOUGLAS PRICE- Receivers Coach

Coach Price is in his second year coaching for Chaparral High School.  Before joining the team, he coached in Texas, Colorado, and Minnesota.  His focus with the team is on individual player development and general program support. A Texas native, Coach Price grew up playing football at the running back and defensive back positions.  

Douglas studied at the University of Texas Austin and earned an MBA at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Coach Price recently moved to Scottsdale currently works for Live Nation.


Coach Wooden is in his second year with the Firebirds.  He played football at the legendary Independence High School in Charlotte, NC, where he was a part of the longest winning streak in high school football history, and the team earned 8 state consecutive championships.   Coach Wooden was an accomplished cornerback as he was the #14 cornerback in the class of 2008, played college football, was invited to Rookie Camp with the New Orleans Saints, and played in the Arena League.

Ernie Atkins - RB and Strength and condition

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John Springfield - Frosh Team Operations

Coach Springfield runs game-day operations and assists the Frosh Team and Coach Hesh with Operations. A long-time youth football coach with the Scottsdale Youth Firebirds (Jr Firebirds), John orchestrates games-day side-line operations for all three levels of Chaparral Football.

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