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Freshman Coaching Staff

Joel Griffin

Freshman Co-Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Runningbacks, Secondary

This is Coach Griffin’s 4th season with the Pride. This is his first season as the Freshman Co-Head Coach. He spent 2 years as head Freshman and JV Coach for Maricopa High School and was promoted to Varsity Assistant Offensive Coordinator. Griffin has mentored and coached youth football for 16 years and headed Maricopa Youth Football for 12 years.

He attended Van Horn HS in Kansas City, MO where he played baseball, football, and basketball. He studied Construction Education at North Lake College in Irving, TX.

Coach Griffin has 5 children, 2 of them are graduates of Mountain Pointe. He and his fiancee Denise Aguilar own Heads Up Helmets.

 

Justin Hager 

Freshman Co-Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks, Receivers, Linebackers

Coach Hager begins his 16th year of coaching and his 3rd with the Mountain Pointe Pride. He has coached the Varsity Defensive Backs and has been the Freshman Defensive Coordinator. This is his first season as the Freshman Co-Head Coach. He previously coached 13 years at Cibola High School in Yuma as the Offensive Coordinator and Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs Coach.

Coach Hager is a graduate of Valley City State University in Valley City, ND where he earned a degree in Physical Education, Health and Nutrition, and Coaching. He was a four-year letter winner at VCSU and helped the Vikings capture back-to-back Dakota Athletic Conference 10 league titles. Coach Hager teaches Physical Education and Health at MPHS.

 

 

 

Jim Bradford

Offensive Line, Defensive Line

Coach Bradford returns to the Pride Football program after a year hiatus. He has served in many capacities for Mountain Pointe Athletics through the years including JV Football Head Coach, Freshman Football Head Coach, Assistant Freshman Football Coach, Assistant Track Coach, and Varsity Softball Head Coach.

 

 

 

 

 

Blake Silberschlag 

Offensive Line, Defensive Line, Snappers/Punters

Coach Silberschlag begins his third season with the Pride. He also coaches Track at Corona del Sol High School. Silberschlag attended Corona del Sol High School and Arizona State University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Reagan

Linebackers, Special Teams

Coach Reagan begins his fourth season with the Pride. He has also coached at Sunnyslope HS. An AZ native, Reagan received a BA in Secondary Education and a MA in Physical Education at ASU. He teaches Physical Education and Health in the Kyrene School District.

 

 

 

 

Robert Sharp

Linebackers, Special Teams

Coach Reagan begins his fourth season with the Pride. He has also coached at Sunnyslope HS. An AZ native, Reagan received a BA in Secondary Education and a MA in Physical Education at ASU. He teaches Physical Education and Health in the Kyrene School District.