Coach Chris Fredericks joined the Desert Mountain staff in 1997 and served as the Head Wrestling Coach for 19 years. He has coached 14 All State Wrestlers and 4 State Champions and was named Desert Valley Coach of the Year in 2007 and 2008. Coach Fredericks played football for Kaneland High School in Illinois, Scottsdale Community College and the University of Northern Iowa where he was a member of the NCAA Division IAA semifinalist team. His goal is to teach the Wolves to be leaders in the community and role models for future generations of Desert Mountain Student-Athletes. Coach Fredericks received his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and is a history teacher at DMHS. He has been married to his wife Natalie for 19 years and has two daughters, Peyton and Mia.
Coach Schumaker (Coach Shoe) is joining the softball program as a first year Head JV Coach. Coach Schumaker is currently the Boys Varsity Basketball Coach at Desert Mountain and Girls Golf Coach along with teaching Special Education on campus. Coach Schumaker came to Desert Mountain in 2017-2018 from Coronado to take over the Boys Basketball Program. In addition to coaching boys basketball on campus, he also served as the Girls Tennis Coach for two years, including winning a State Championship. He has also helped out with track the past three seasons as well. Coach Schumaker is excited to be helping out with the girls softball program and thinks that the JV girls will have a great season. Coach Schumaker is a University of Arizona graduate and earned his Master’s Degree at GCU in 2017. Coach Schumaker grew up in Phoenix, attending Thunderbird High School and winning a basketball State Championship there in 2003.