Coach Poe enters his 13th season coaching high school football and his 1st with Thunder Nation.  He is in charge of coaching the Varsity Tight Ends and H-Backs. He comes to Desert Vista after spending last year as Varsity Wide Receivers coach and Special Teams Coordinator at St. Mary’s. Previous to St. Mary’s he was the Varsity Receivers coach at Desert Edge for 8 seasons, as well as 2 seasons as JV offensive coordinator.  During his time at Desert Edge he has sent receivers to NAU, Northern Colorado, Montana St., Adam’s St., and Arizona Christian. Before Desert Edge he spent a season as North Canyon Asst. Wide Receivers coach and 2 seasons as JV DBs coach at Peoria Centennial. Originally from Riverside, CA, Coach Poe moved to the valley in 2007 after finishing his football career at Idaho St. University, playing wide receiver.  He currently resides in Goodyear with his wife, Andrea and has two daughters Kamrynn (17) and Brielle (2) and one son, Elijah (13).