Coach Scott enters his 2nd year at Kennesaw Mt..He comes to Kennesaw Mt. from Lee Co. High School where he served as the Defensive Coordinator for the Trojans in 2011. Before moving to Lee County Coach Scott was the Defensive Coordinator and Associate Head Coach at Walnut Grove High School in Loganville, Ga. Prior to coming to Walnut Grove he was the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Perry High School. While at Perry as the Head Football Coach, he compiled a record of 27-29 taking the Panthers to the State Playoffs in three of the five years as Head Coach, even taking Perry to the Quarter-Finals in 2007.
Coach Scott is originally from McMinnville, TN where he attended Warren County High School and played football and baseball. Following high school he played football at both Memphis State University and Middle Tennessee University, where he received his Bachelors, before returning home to coach at Warren County. Coach Scott then obtained a Masters in Education while serving as a graduate assistant at Middle Tennessee University. Coach Scott came to Georgia in 1996 and has not left making stops in LaGrange (Troup Co.), and Douglas (Coffee Co.) before his time at Perry, Walnut Grove and Lee Co. Coach Scott and his wife Claudia have a son Justin who is thirteen.
Coach Scott has a plan to get KMHS on the right track and in his own words; “As your Head Football Coach, we will do the little things right, from the way we warm-up on Friday Nights to how our players act in class. I am going to run this program the way that I believe it should be run to give us an opportunity to win on a consistent basis and that is with a great deal of discipline. We must “Build a Program”, not just field a TEAM, establishing something that will stand the test of time.
Coach Thom begins his 2nd year with the Mustnags and his 5th year coaching overall. He will serve as the Defensive Coordinator in 2012. Prior to coming to the Mountain Coach Thom was a Defensive Graduate Assistant (2009) and Outside Linebacker’s Coach (2010-11) at Faulkner University where he played middle linebacker from 2006-2009 and more recently from Southeast Whitfield High School where he coached linebackers (2011) and was the Defensive Coordinator (2012).
Coach Thom is a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School in Florida (2005) and Faulkner University (2010). The KMHS family welcomes both Coach Thom and his wife Samantha.
Coach Bettis begins his 14th year at KMHS. He will be working with the defensive line while teaching in the Social Studies Department at KMHS. Before landing at KMHS, Coach Bettis taught and coached at both Paulding County High School and Hiram High School.
Coach Bettis is a graduate of North Cobb High School (1989). He then attended Kennesaw State where he earned a B.S. of Secondary Education in Social Studies (1994) and then a Masters of Arts in Christian Studies from Luther Rice University in 2010.
Coach Mike Pfiester enters his 2nd season with the Mustangs. Coach Pfiester will be working with the Varsity offensive line as well as teaching World History and Sociology as a member of the Social Studies department at KMHS. This will be Coach Pfiester’s 6th year teaching and coaching. Prior to his arrival at KMHS Coach Pfiester coached and taught at Woodland High School in Bartow County where he served as the offensive line coach and was the head freshman coach.
Coach Pfiester is originally from Michigan where he attended Bellevue High School (2000). Following high school he attended Wayne State University in Michigan where he played offensive line from 2000-2001. Coach then transferred to Olivet College in Michigan where he played offensive line for the Comets from 2003-2005. Coach Pfiester also has a Master’s Degree from Marygrove College in Michigan in Education Curriculum and Assessment
Coach Pfiester and his wife Alaina have two children, a son Trevor (10) and a daughter Emma (3).
Coach Jamey Stiltz begins his 1st season with the Mustangs and his 11th year coaching overall. Coach Stiltz will be working with the defensive backs and coordinating the special teams while teaching Science at Kennesaw Mt. Prior to coming to KMHS, Coach Stiltz coached multiple positions on the defensive side of the ball at Harrison from 2006-2013. From 2005-2006 Coach Stiltz served as the defensive line coach at Pope High School as well as coaching linebackers at Sprayberry High School from 2003-2004. Coach Stiltz also served as the Defensive Coordinator for the Semi-Pro Atlanta Defenders who participated in the NPSFL Division II National Championships in 2012 and 2012. Coach Stiltz has also coached wrestling at Sprayberry, Pope and Harrison.
Coach Stiltz played defensive line and linebacker for Middle Tennessee State University following his graduation from Sprayberry High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Kennesaw State University and a Masters of Science in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University.
Coach Stiltz and his wife Katherine have two children, Caroline Brooke (4) and Ryder James (6 months).
Coach Walker enters his 14th season with the Mustangs and his 17th season coaching overall. Coach Walker teaches in the P.E Department at KMHS and serves as the KMHS Boys Golf coach. Prior to coming to the Mountain, Coach Walker spent 3 years at Pebblebrook High School where he was involved with both the football and baseball programs. Coach Walker has also coached with the baseball Mustangs from 2001-2007 as well as the varsity swim team from 2001-2005.
Coach Walker is a graduate of Shamrock High School where he played both football and baseball. Following graduation Coach Walker earned his B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Georgia State University.Coach Walker and his wife Amy have two children a son Michael and daughter Kalyn.
Coach Ken Ealy enters his 10th year teaching and coaching at Kennesaw Mt. Coach Ealy is a member of the English department and teaches literature. In addition to being a part of the football staff the last three seasons, Coach Ealy has also been the head freshman boys’ basketball coach for eight years. This will be Coach Ealy’s first year on the Varsity staff after two years with the freshman Mustangs.
Coach Ealy is a graduate of Woodward Academy where he was a four year letterman in track and a three year letterman in football. After high school, Coach Ealy accepted a football scholarship to Central Michigan University where he played wide receiver. Coach Ealy’s wife Barbara also teaches at Kennesaw Mt. as a member of the special education department. Coach Ealy’s son Xavier played football and basketball at KMHS and graduated in 2012. His daughter Kayla played soccer at KMHS and is a member of the class of 2014.