Coaches

 Coach Elmore

Phone: 256-845-0535

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Coach Elmore

Head Coach

Coach Elmore is starting his first season with Fort Payne as the head football coach in the 2018-19 season.

Coach Camp

 Coach Richard Camp

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Coach Richard Camp

Strength and Conditioning Coordinator (Defensive Line)

Coach Camp has been teaching and coaching at FPHS for 23 years.

He has been teaching Special Education for years but recently changed his teaching assignment to agriscience.

Coach Camp is pictured with his wife Suzanne and daughters, Madeline a Freshman at Auburn and Margaret Allen a Sophomore at FPHS.

 

 

 Coach Kyle Crabtree

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Graduate of UNA

Coach Kyle Crabtree

Quarterbacks 

 

Coach Crabtree is in his second year coaching for the Fort Payne Wildcats.

He is a former alumni and player.

He was a quarterback for the UNA Lions in Florence, Al during his college years.

Coach Phillips

 Coach Todd Phillips

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Coach Todd Phillips

Wide Receivers

Coach Phillips has been the Varsity Wide Receivers coach for the FPHS Wildcat football team for 5 Years.

Coach Phillips teaches PE at Fort Payne Middle School.

He is pictured with his wife Sara and son Oliver. 

Coach Posey

 Coach Frank Posey

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Masters Degree in Education Currently working on a Law Degree.

Coach Frank Posey

Defensive Backs

This is Coach Posey's first year at FPHS.

He has been teaching and coaching for 15 years. 

He has a daughter, Harbor Bonnie-Grace, who is four years old. 

 

Coach Prater

 Coach Darrell Prater

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Coach Darrell Prater

Co Defensive Coordinator (Defensive Backs)

Coach Prater has taught and coached for the last 11 years in the Fort Payne City System.

He teaches PE and Social Development at FPMS.

He is pictured with his son Darrell an 8th grader at FPMS.

He is married to Cathy Prater.

Coach Shankles

 Coach Scot Shankles

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Coach Scot Shankles

Offensive Line

Scot Shankles has been coaching Offensive line at FPHS for 18 years.

He teaches Driver's Education and various Science classes at FPHS.

He is pictured with daughter Annabelle a Sophomore at FPHS and son Sam a 7th grader at FPMS.

Coach Shankles is married to Angie Shankles that is also an educator.

Coach Turner

 Coach Shawn Turner

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Graduate of Shorter University: Masters in Leadership History and Political science

Coach Shawn Turner

Receiving Backs and Tight Ends

 Football Coaching History: Valley Head 3 years, Dade County 2years, Lafayette 2years, Cedar Bluff 1 year, Shorter University 9 years

Teaching History: ISS/ Dade County, Special Ed. Para/ Lafayette, Math/Rome Middle school 

Currently teaching history FPHS. 

Coach Varnadore

 Coach Eric Varnadore

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Coach Eric Varnadore

Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 

Coach Varnadore has been in education for 14 years.

He has been teaching PE at Wills Valley Elementary School and coaching at FPHS for the last 5 years.

Coach Varnadore is married to Amanda, who is also a teacher at FPHS.

They have three children: Dax, Lydie, and Lyla.