SP Coaching Commitment

  • A focus on helping each player maximize their on and off field abilities

  • Teaching and constantly practicing safe techniques

  • Building  a culture of team, commitment, and a focus on constant improvement

  • Holding high expectations of each member of the team with high levels of teaching

Coaching Staff

Head Coach - Jim Mace

Coach Mace will be entering his 8th season at SP, the 7th as head coach. He previously served as a defensive coordinator at John R. Rogers High School and Davenport High School and has coached for 16 years.  Mace calls the offensive plays. He currently teaches US & World History classes at Shadle Park High School

Family: Rebekah (wife)  Laila (daughter)

jamesma@spokaneschools.org

Defensive Coordinator -- Greg Caster

Coach Caster, an all-league Defensive Coordinator, played at Whitworth University and later served as a graduate assistant coach. He has coached all positions on the defensive side. He currently teaches at Willard Elementary.

Family: Jenna (wife), Cole (son), & Cora (daughter)

9th year with Shadle Park

Shane Doyle

Coach Doyle has coached for 18 years at Shadle Park at the Varsity, JV, and Freshman levels. He also was an All GSL player for Shadle Park Football and continued his career at WSU. He teaches at Glover Middle School. 

Family: Amy (wife), Carson (son), & Logan (son)

Running Backs Coach

Matt Doyle

Coach Doyle, like his brother Shane, played football for Shadle Park and would go on to play at EWU. He has served the program for 13 years. He currently teaches elementary PE at two Spokane elementary schools.

Offensive Line Coach

Rex Romer

Coach Romer will be entering his fifth year with the SP football program. He has previously served as a defensive coordinator and head coach for multiple western Washington football teams. 

Family: Rachel (wife)

Defensive Backs Coach

David Brown

Coach Brown has served over 7 years with the Shadle Park Football team, most recently as the Freshman Head Coach. He also was a standout player on the team.  He currently helps out wherever he can after accepting a fire fighting job in Colfax. He is even busier than normal as he and his wife have a new baby.

JV/Freshman Assistant

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Scott Stalder

Coach Stalder is entering his third year coaching at Shadle Park where he also teaches Math. He previously coached at Deer Park. He also coaches wrestling and tennis at Shadle Park.

Family: Kristyn (Wife), Emma (daughter), Ethan (son), & Olivia (daughter)

JV Defensive Coordinator & Defensive Line Coach

Nathan Clayton

Coach Clayton is entering his 4th year coaching. He also is the head coach of Shadle Park's Track & Field program. Clayton was a member of Shadle Park's 2013 Football Semifinal team. He currently studies secondary education at EWU. [Picture includes his longtime girlfriend Aleksa]

JV Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line assistant

Joel Morris

Coach Morris is entering his 3rd year coaching for SP and has a spent many years coaching youth football. He played with Coach Clayton on the 2013 semifinal team. He is currently pursuing a teaching job after student teaching at Glover Middle School.

Head Coach -- Freshman

Ryan Wier

Coach Wier will be entering his second year coaching. He was a solid player for SP and graduated in 2017.  He currently attends EWU and is in the ROTC program. 

Freshman Offensive Coordinator

Stephen Hutchinson

Coach Hutchinson, known as 'Hutch', will be entering his third year assisting with the freshman. Hutch played for Shadle Park on the state Semifinal team.

Freshman Assistant

James Leman

James Leman, local Pastor of First Free Methodist Church, can be spotted supporting players and even serving as ball boy at most Varsity games.  He will be serving as the captain's coach for his 6th season.  He plays a large role in the guidance and leadership development of the young players on the team. 

Family: Abby (wife), Sam (son) & JJ (son)

Captains Coach

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Key Contacts

Business Office: 509.354.6704

Coach Mace: 509.354.6855 or 509.593.0185 (Google voice)

Coach Mace's Email: jamesma@spokaneschools.org

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