SFMHS Athletics Coaches

           Athletic Director - Mr.Allen Woodard

                  Allen Woodard Athletic DIrector at South Fort Myers High School.

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Willis May, SFMHS Head Football Coach

Head Football Coach - Mr. Willis May

Mr. Willis May Physical Education Teacher and Head Football Coach at South Fort Myers High School. Coach May was born in Flint, Michigan, but raised in Logan, West Virginia. He has been coaching for 29 years, beginning after graduating from Marshall University in 1992 with a BA in Physical Education and Health K-12. He coached at Hurricane High School in West Virginia for 19 years where he was the Head Coach for 10 years where they made the State playoffs every year except one. In 2012, Coach May moved to Florida with his family Wife Melissa (31 years married), Jordan (26 yrs old, married to Alexandra May), Corey May (25), Jared May (14) and took over as the Head Football Coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida. He lead that Program for 7 years. He has been the very proud Head Coach at South Fort Myers; this year being his second year in the Wolfpack. He and his family are so positively overwhelmed with the family atmosphere, great young men and women, and the many wonderful things that South offers; thanks to the great administration, teachers, staff, and community. Coach May and his staff are working on building a program that we will all continue to be proud of and excited to watch every Friday night!
  • Hometown: Logan, West Virginia
  • High School: 
  • College: Marshall University
  • Playing Career: 
  • Coaching Career: 
  • Years in Coaching: 29
  • Years at SFMHS: 2

Jake Noland, SFMHS Head Wrestling Coach

Head Wrestling Coach - Mr. Jake Noland

Mr. Jake Noland Physical Education teacher and Head Wrestling Coach at South Fort Myers High School.

  • Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
  • High School: Buckeye Valley High School
  • College: The Ohio State University
  • Playing Career: 
    • 4-year starter
    • Career record of 94 - 31
    • Team captain for 2 years
  • Coaching Career: 
    • 2016 - Present: South Fort Myers Head Coach
    • 2009 - 2016: Immokalee High School Head Coach
    • 2008 - 2009: Immokalee High School Assistant Coach
    • 2005 - 2008: Cardington Lincoln High School Assistant Coach
    • 2003 - 2005: Buckeye Valley High School Assistant Coach
    • 2001 - 2003: Buckeye Valley Middle School Head Coach
  • Years in Coaching: 20 years
  • Years at SFMHS: 5 years

Kim Bathey, SFMHS Volleyball Coach

Head Volleyball Coach - Ms. Kim Bathey

Ms. Kim Bathey ESE Intellectual Disabilities Teacher and Head Volleyball Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
  • Hometown: Decatur, Indiana
  • High School: Bellmont High School
  • College: University of California (UCLA)
  • Playing Career:
    • 4-year player at UCLA
    • Professional player with the Sacramento Stars Indoor Volleyball
    • Professional player in Spain
    • Player in 1 AVP Beach Volleyball tournament in Chicago
    • NCAA Freshman of the Year
    • First UCLA player to get over 1,500 kills, 1,000 digs, and 500 blocks
  • Coaching Career: South Fort Myers High School Volleyball Coach
  • Years in Coaching: 6 years
  • Years at SFMHS: 14 years

Coach Ryan Briddell, SFMHS Coach

Head Boys Basketball Coach - Mr. Ryan Briddell

Mr. Ryan Briddell Physical Education Teacher and Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
Coach Briddell received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Toledo and a Masters Degree in Physical Education from the University of South Florida. He has coached many sports in the last 12 years: basketball, football, baseball, weightlifting soccer and track & field both in Sylvania, OH and Fort Myers, FL. During the 2019-2020 season Coach Briddell was awarded the News- Press Class 6A Boys Basketball Coach of the Year as well as the FACA District 18 Boys Basketball Coach of the Year.
  • Hometown: 
  • High School: 
  • College: University of Toledo & University of South Florida
  • Playing Career:
    • 1
  • Coaching Career:
    • 2019-2020 FACA District 18 6A Boys Basketball Coach of the Year
    • 12 years in coaching
  • Years at SFMHS: 0

Mr. Kevin Schell, SFMHS Coach

Boys Golf Head Coach - Mr. Kevin Schell

Mr. Kevin Schell Career Specialist and Head Boys Golf Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
  • Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
  • High School: Cypress Lake High School
  • College: University of South Florida (USF)
  • Playing Career:
    • 2-time state boys basketball player while at Cypress Lake High School
    • 4-year football player
    • 2-year baseball player
    • 2-year tennis player
  • Coaching Career:
    • Gulf Coast High School Basketball Girls and Boys
    • Gulf Coast High School Boys Golf (District Title Champions 3 years in a row)
    • AAU boys Basketball Coach (national championship boys team)
  • Years in Coaching: 26 years sports coach / 7 years coaching golf
  • Years at SFMHS: Premier year at SFMHS

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Coach - Mr. Sean Downing

Mr. Sean Downing Teacher and Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
  • Hometown: Port St. Lucie, Florida
  • High School: Port St. Lucie High School
  • College: Harford CC & Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Playing Career:
    • 4-Year Varsity Letterman (Baseball)
    • Played NJCAA Div 1 Baseball (2011-2013)
    • All-MDJUCO Gold Glove Recipient (2013)
  • Coaching Career:
    • JV Baseball Head Coach (2018-2019)
    • Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach (2018-2020)
    • JV Football Assistant Coach (2019-2020)
  • Years at SFMHS: 3

Coach, SFMHS Coach

Coach - Melissa Weck

Melissa Weck Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
  • Hometown: Yorba Linda, California
  • High School: Esperanza High School
  • College: Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Playing Career:
    • 2-year Atlantic Sun Conference Champion
    • 2-year NCAA tournament participant
    • ASUN All-Decade Team
    • ASUN Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year (2019)
    • ASUN Second Team All-Conference (2018, 2019)
    • 6x ASUN Defensive Player of the Week
    • United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week (2018)
    • ASUN Goalkeeper of the Year (2017)
    • ASUN First Team All-Conference (2017)
    • United Soccer Coaches Association Second Team All-Southeast Region (2017)
    • ASUN All-Freshmen Team (2016)
    • ECNL National Champion (2016)
    • Tied for 34th in NCAA history with 34 career shutouts
  • Coaching Career:
    • Premier Year
  • Years at SFMHS: Premier Year

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