Athletic Department

Bob Featherston

Athletic Director/Head Football Coach

Coach Featherston begins his first year as athletic director and head football coach for the Eagles. Coach Featherston brings 24 years coaching experience to The Valley, with a majority of his career spent in Gatesville as a teacher and coach. He most recently served two years as the defensive coordinator for Mount Vernon ISD.

Coach Featherston's wife, Christy, is an English teacher at Valley Mills JH/HS, and they have two children, Garrett and Bailey.


Boys' Coaching Staff

Ronnie Allen- Offensive Coordinator/Asst. Baseball

David Haynes, Jr.- Defensive Coordinator/Asst. Basketball/Track

Doug Shanafelt- Head Baseball/Asst. Football

Kole Johnston- Head Basketball/Asst. Football/Trainer

Tim Montgomery- Head Track/Asst. Football

Jeremy Clark- Head Powerlifting/Asst. Football

Girls' Coaching Staff

David Fowler- Head Basketball/Head Cross Country

Courtney Doyle- Head Volleyball/Asst. Basketball/Head Softball

Alyssa Wallis- Assistant Coach

Rachel Blackford- Assistant Coach

Kady Boroff- Head Tennis