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Varsity Coaching Staff

Rich Wellbrock

Head Coach

Career Record:  92 – 47

Head Football Coach:

2017:  Basha High School

2010-2016:    Desert Edge High School

2006-2009:  Tolleson Union High School


Head Track & Field Coach:

2013-2016:  Desert Edge High School


Offensive Line Coach and Special Teams Coordinator

2000-2005:  Glendale Community College

1996-1999:  Cactus High School

Ross Crow

Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks

Coach Crow is in his first season as offensive coordinator at Mountain Pointe HS. He was previously the head coach at Agua Fria High School.  Coach Crow moved to Arizona in 2007 and has 15 years of coaching experience. He is a Michigan native and University of Michigan alumnus. 


Nate Carr 

Wide Receivers

Coach Carr was Offensive Coordinator under Dallas Hickman for the Sunnyslope Vikings from 1994-2006.  From 2007-2012 he was the OC under Bobby Green with the Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions.  In 2012-2013 he then moved to east valley as OC at Gilbert Mesquite helping guide them to their only semifinal football appearance before heading out to Scottsdale Chaparral as RB Coach and OC in Chaparral’s inaugural season in Division 1 under Conrad Hamilton helping them to a 9-3 season.


Frantz Pierre-Louis

Offensive Line

Known as “Coach Zoe,” is entering his 6th year of coaching varsity football, and 1st year with the Pride. Before coaching at Mountain Pointe, he was the Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line Coach for Phoenix Christian High School for 2 seasons. In 2017, Coach Zoe joined the Chaparral High School football coaching staff where he coached the Defensive Line. Coach Zoe is a Miami, Florida Native.


Trace Carroll

Running Backs

Coach Trace comes to the Mountain Pointe Pride Family with 9 years of coaching experience. He started coaching in 2009 at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. His experience includes 5 years at the freshman level and the last 4 as a varsity assistant, coaching the Offensive Line, Tight Ends, and Running Backs. Trace is also a Graduate of Chaparral High School in which he lettered 3 years in Football and Wrestling.


Conrad Hamilton

Defensive Coordinator / Cornerbacks

Conrad is a graduate of ENMU where he was a former All American DB and Sports Hall of Honors Inductee. He was selected in the 1996 NFL draft, playing six years with the Giants and Falcons. Coach Hamilton is a 2 time State Champion, currently entering his 12th year of coaching High School football having served as HC and DC at Chaparral and North Canyon. In 2016 he served on Todd Graham’s ASU staff as Senior Defensive Analyst.


Steve Williams

Defensive Line

Coach Steve Williams enters his 10th varsity coaching season and his 2nd with the Pride.  Originally from Buffalo, NY coach went to high school in San Angelo, TX and received a scholarship to play college football for the ENMU Greyhounds from ‘91-’96.  Prior to coaching at Mountain Pointe, he coached several seasons at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, AZ.


Brandon Whitener

Inside Linebacker

Coach Whitener enters his 9th varsity coaching season. His coaching career includes positions at Maryvale HS (OL/DL), North Canyon HS (OL, Special Teams Coordinator), Notre Dame Preparatory HS (LB/RB), and Chaparral HS (DL/LB, Special Teams Coordinator). He is a graduate of Hazelwood Central High School in Florissant, MO and has a B.S. in Corporate Communications from Morningside College in Sioux City, IA.


Dubois Gilliam


Coach Gilliam enters his 8th varsity coaching season. Coach Gilliam is from Selma, Alabama where he played at Auburn University as a War Eagle from 1997-2000. Before landing at Mountain Pointe, Coach Gilliam spent 1 year at Phoenix North Canyon and 6 years at Scottsdale Chaparral coaching on the defensive side.


Jared Williams

Outside Linebackers

Coach Williams grew up in the East Valley and graduated from Highland High School in 1997. He is entering his 4th year of coaching, joining the Pride from Chaparral. Coach Williams works at ORION Investment Real Estate in Scottsdale specializing in multi-tenant retail investment sales.


Jordin Hamilton

Defensive Quality Control



Griffin Wellbrock

Offensive Quality Control