Jake McSpadden

Freshmen Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator

Gary Chavez
Freshmen Defensive Coordinator

My why is to have a positive impact in the life of each athlete within the Desert Vista football family.

Steve Pena
Freshmen OL/DL Coach

Coach Steve Peña is entering his third season of coaching at Desert Vista. Coach Peña is a proud father of 3 children (Nalani-ASU/DV alum, Xane Senior at DV, and Langston fourth grader in Kyrene school district. Coach Peña has worked for Maricopa County for over 13 years and along with his wife Nichole operates a nonprofit family services program, Whiz Kidz Playland in Ahwatukee.
Coach Peña is a Phoenix native and played high school football at South Mountain and earned a college scholarship to play football for coach Stump Mitchell at Morgan State University (HBCU). After graduation, Coach Peña assisted with coaching Morgan State’s offensive line for 2 seasons and then at Bowie State University. Completing his degree as a first generation Hispanic male from South Phoenix is one of Steve’s most treasured accomplishments and his goal is to share his blessings with the next generation of scholar athletes.

Anthony Soza

Freshmen Linebackers

Chris Snow

Freshmen Wide Recievers