STAFF MEMBERS

John Lovell

Position: Director
Email: john.lovell@mccracken.kyschools.us
Hired as the new director of bands at McCracken County High School in July 2014

Zach Hobbs

Position: Head Coach
Email: NA

Jack Coleman

Position: Head FR Coach
Email: NA

Josh Byrd

Position: Coach
Email: NA

Kalen Parker

Position: Coach
Email: NA

Ronnie Coleman

Position: Coach
Email: NA

Scott Matlock

Position: Coach
Email: NA

Taylor Follis

Position: Head JV Coach
Email: NA

Aseer Scott

Position: Associate Head Coach/Freshman Coach
Email: NA

Chris Gregory

Position: Associate Head Coach/JV Coach
Email: christopher.gregory@mccracken.kyschools.us
My name is Chris Gregory and I am a Moderate to Severe Disabilities Special Education Teacher at McCracken County High School. This is my sixth year teaching and my eighth year coaching Girls Basketball. I have also spent time as Boys and Girls Golf Coach and as a Softball Coach. My wife, Ashlee and I have been married for six years and have two children Brently (4) and Miller (2). I am excited at the possibilities that coaching Girls Basketball at McCracken County presents.

David Dobbins

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Jesse Byrd

Position: Head FR Coach
Email: NA

John Howard

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Meleah Goodin

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Rod Thomas

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Terry Shumpert

Position: Head JV Coach
Email: NA

Drew Ramage

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Alex Burnham

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Alli Hahn

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Barry Knight

Position: Head Coach
Email: NA

Maria Grogan

Position: Head Coach
Email: NA

Lonna Starnes

Position: Coach
Email: NA

Brian Palmer

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Angie Sanders

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Marc Clark

Position: Head Coach
Email: NA

Aaron Smith

Position: Assistant Offensive Skills
Email: NA

Caleb Bogaczyk

Position: Varsity Defensive Line
Email: NA

Cary White

Position: Director of Football Operations/Running Backs
Email: carywhite@comcast.net

Clint Conway

Position: Assistant Offensive Line Coach
Email: NA

David Dobbins

Position: Special Teams Coordinator
Email: msu_85@hotmail.com

Dylan Sonnek

Position: Defensive Coordinator
Email: NA

Joe Troutman

Position: Equipment Manager
Email: dyajackson@gmail.com

Joseph Vlach

Position: Linebackers/Safeties Coach
Email: NA

Josh Byrd

Position: Assistant Linebackers Coach
Email: NA

Payton Harris

Position: Linebackers Coach
Email: NA

Scott Nordman

Position: Freshman Defensive Line
Email: NA

Sean Murphy

Position: Quarterbacks Coach
Email: NA

Zach Self

Position: Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Email: NA

Chris Hunkler

Position: Varsity Head Coach - Girls
Email: chunkler@pga.com

Dan Morehead

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Edwin Ortez

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Eric Jacobs

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Jacob Allen

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Ryan Corrigan

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Todd Stewart

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Ashley Simmons

Position: Freshman Coach
Email: NA

Danny Leidecker

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Jacqueline Roof

Position: Freshman Coach
Email: NA

Jim Shoulders

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

John Howard

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Lance Bowman

Position: Head Coach
Email: Lancebowman@comcast.net

Jamie O'Hara

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Steven "Vito" Spadafino

Position: Head Coach
Email: steven.spadafino@mccracken.kyschools.us
Steven "Vito" Spadafino is in his sixth year at the helm of the McCracken County track & field program as the Mustangs head into their 2020 season. Along with serving as the head men's track coach, he teaches elementary physical education at Reidland Elementary School. Coach Spadafino is a graduate of Murray State University where he earned his B.S. in Physical Education & Outdoor Recreation and has a Masters Degree in Education Administration & Supervision from the University of Tennessee-Martin. His professional experience includes thirteen years at Fulton County Schools where he served as assistant principal, athletic director, physical education teacher and was head coach for track & field, cross country, and middle school football. He has accompanied 135 athletes to KHSAA State Championships coaching 52 place winners and 3 State Champions including 14x State Champion & AAU National Triple Jump Champion, Sharika Smith. In 2007 he was the KTCCCA Area 1 Girls Track "Coach of the Year" after his team earned Regional Runner-up and a 4th Place team finish at State. Coach Spadafino is heavily involved in Kentucky's track and xc community having hosted indoor and outdoor track & cross country meets including several regional championships. He has also served on the KHSAA Track & Cross Country Advisory Committee and has been an Area 1 Rep. and 2nd Vice President for the KTCCCA, and is currently a certified USATF Level 1 Coach and KHSAA Level 2 Track & XC Official.

Barry Knight

Position: Assistant Coach (Distance)
Email: triknight41@yahoo.com
Men's Head Coach Cross Country, Assistant coach men's track

LeAndre Bolen

Position: Assistant Coach (Throws)
Email: lbolensr@gmail.com

Meleah Goodin

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Aden Pegram

Position: Assistant Coach (Pole Vault)
Email: apegram@mccrackenky.com

Tim Whitis

Position: Head Coach
Email: tim.whitis@mccracken.kyschools.us
I have been a teacher in the McCracken county school system for the past 19 years. I have been coaching Volleyball for the past 10 years. I have been at Lone Oak High School for the past 9 years. I have a wife Anne Marie Whitis which teaches at Lone Oak Elementary and a son Nate Whitis.

Chelsea Wiggins

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Hannah Keeling

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Rebecca Cassidy

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Zach Self

Position: Head Coach
Email: zachary.self@mccracken.kyschools.us

Aaron Smith

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA

Josef Vlach

Position: Assistant Coach
Email: NA
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