Football Head Coach: Nicholas Hegwood

Nick Hegwood became head football coach in 2016. He had joined the Valiants staff as defensive coordinator in 2013. For the previous ten years he had coached at Beaverton High School, his alma mater, ending his career there as head freshman coach. At Beaverton Nick played football and ran track and was a member of the 1997 State runner-up football team. Nick also coached Valley Catholic Middle School basketball for four years before moving to the high school basketball staff. Nick has taught at Valley Catholic Middle School since 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Football Coach: Brandon Jones

Brandon Jones joins the staff in 2014 as wide receivers and defensive backs coach. Brandon coached from 2006-2011 at Blanchet Catholic High School in Salem, serving as a member of the football, basketball, and baseball staffs. Brandon graduated from Blanchet in 2005, where he played quarterback from 2002-2004 on the inaugural Cavalier football team. He earned all-league honors his senior year on Blanchet’s first State playoff team and helped lead the team to their first playoff win. Brandon graduated from Western Oregon University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and works for Acumed, a medical device company, in Hillsboro.