Coaches

SFMHS Athletics Coaches

SFM Wolf head

Athletic Director- Allen Woodard

For information about athletics email [email protected]

 
  • First year as Athletic Director at South Fort Myers HS
  • 4 Years Assistant Athletic Director at Cape Coral HS
  • 3 Years Assistant Athletic Director at Gateway Charter HS
  • Undergraduate in Sports Management from Temple University in Philadelphia,PA
  • Former Track and Field, Cross Country, and Boys and Girls Weightlifting Coach

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Baseball Coach - Mr. Willie Eyre

Mr. Eyre Athletic Assistant and Head Baseball Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
  • Hometown:Magna, UT
  • High School:Cyprus HS
  • College: College of Eastern Utah
  • Playing Career:
    • Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1999
    • Played 14 years professional baseball with the Twins, Rangers, Athletics, and Orioles organizations
  • Coaching Career:
    • South Fort Myers HS 4 years
    • Canterbury HS 5 years
    • Estero HS 1 year



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

Any questions about the football program email Coach May at [email protected]



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Head Boys Wrestling Coach - Mr. Andre Metzger 

Coach Metzger can be reached at [email protected]

  • National Wrestling Hall of Famer
  • Attended the University of Oklahoma
  • Four-time All American
  • Two-time NCAA champion
  • Won three freestyle and three Greco-Roman AAU Junior championships
  • Earned two silver medals, three bronze and a fourth-place finish in the World Championships
   


Jake Noland, SFMHS Head Wrestling Coach

Head Girls Wrestling Coach - Mrs.Rachael Mas-Bonilla

Mrs. Mas-Bonilla is a Foreign Language teacher and Girls Wrestling coach at South Fort Myers

  • Hometown: Born in Manhattan, New York; raised in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
  • High School: Lehigh Senior High School 2003
  • College: Edison State College
  • Playing Career: Varsity Wrestling during Sophomore- Senior years in HS 
  • Coaching Career: Army Drill Instructor & Modern Army Combative Instructor, Girls Varsity Wrestling
  •  Years at SFMHS: 3 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 Girls 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

Girls Golf Head Coach - Mr.Andrew McDevitt

Mr. McDevitt is a TV Production teacher and Girls Golf coach at South Fort Myers 
  • Hometown:Ambler, PA
  • High School:Wissahickon High School
  • College: Temple University
  • Coaching Career: 3rd Year Coaching Girls Golf
  • Years at SFMHS: 4

Coach, SFMHS Coach

Boys Soccer Coach - Ryan Flory

Ryan Flory is the Head Boys Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
 



Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Bowling Coach - Mr.Gary Mehl

Mr. Mehl is a teacher and Bowling Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
 
  • Hometown: Bellaire, Ohio
  • High School: Belaire High School
  • College: The Ohio State University
  • Playing Career: Football, Basketball, Baseball
  • Coaching Career: Bowling 2023-2023, Varsity Assistant football 1992-2003, Head golf coach 1998-2003
  • Years at SFMHS: 1st Year at SFMHS

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Varsity Cheer Coach -Mrs. Janeli Marics

Mrs. Marics is the Dean of Students and Varsity Cheer Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
 

  • Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
  • High School: Lehigh Senior High School
  • College: University of South Florida
  • Playing Career: Cheered at LSHS
  • Coaching Career: Track at VPAA, JV Cheer and Varsity Cheer at SFMHS
  • Years at SFMHS: 2

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Swimming and Diving Coach -Ms. Robyn Strange

Ms. Strange is PE Teacher and Swim and Diving Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
 

  • Hometown:  Fort Myers FL
  • High School: Fort Myers High
  • College: Edison Community College (FSW) and Florida Southern College
  • Playing Career:High school diving and swimming
  • Coaching Career: FMHS Cheer 1987-1990/Diving 1990-1991/ Polevault  1989-1991
  • Estero High School  Track and Field 1992-1994 
  •  East High , Morristown TN 1999-2001 Polevault
  • SFMHS 2005-Present Swimming and Diving/Track and Field (Polevault)
  • Years at SFMHS:  Helped open school 2005-Present

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Cross Country Coach -Mr. John Halley

Mr. Halley is a Cross Country/Distance Coach at South Fort Myers High School.
 

 Hometown: Raleigh, NC

High School: Sanderson HS

College: North Carolina State University

Years at SFMHS: 4 years coaching cross country and track and field, two trips to state meet


Coach Whitlock

Head Boys Basketball Coach-Mr. Melvin Whitlock

Coach Whitlock is the head boys basketball coach at South Fort Myers HS. For questions about the program email him at [email protected]

 

 


Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Girls Soccer Coach-Parrish Cormier

For information about girls soccer contact [email protected]
 

Mr. Sean Downing, SFMHS Coach

Track and Field Coach- TBD

For information about track and field contact [email protected]

 

 


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