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November 19, 2014
By psouth hoops of Parkway South Basketball

  Coaches Bio:  Mitch Stevens (Varsity Head Coach)

            Coach Stevens is entering his 10th season as the head coach at his alma mater, Parkway South, and his 17th on the coaching staff.  His overall varsity record as a head coach is 166-81.  He started his coaching career in 1997 at Lafayette in the girls program.  He moved to South the next year as the freshmen B boys coach, moved to the sophomore team in 1999, and was an assistant on the varsity level for one year before becoming the head coach.  It has been his life long dream to be the head coach at South.  He started in the South Area Basketball Program (now the Junior Patriots) when he was in the fourth grade and stayed in the basketball program through his senior year.  Coach Stevens has also been the head boys and girls volleyball coach. 

            Mitch graduated from South in 1992, went on to graduate with honors from the University of Missouri in 1997 with a degree in Social Studies Secondary Education and received his master's degree from Lindenwood University and his Masters plus 30 from the University of Colorado at Pueblo.  Mitch teaches social studies at Parkway South.

            Mitch Stevens and his wife Angie have two beautiful daughters, Sloane and Quinn. 


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Coaches Bio:  Mike Shanfeld (Varsity Assistant)

           This is Coach Shanfeld's 10th season as an assistant to Coach Stevens at Parkway South.  He had been a JV head coach in basketball, football and baseball at Parkway North and was the head Senior American Legion Coach at Creve Coeur for eight years.  Mike graduated from Parkway North and then attended Meramec, UMSL and Lindenwood where he earned his master degree.  He pitched in the NJCAA College Baseball World Series while at Meramec.

           Mike has taught physical education at Pierremont Elementary School in Parkway for the past eight years.  He was also a permanent substitute at North before teaching at Pierremont.

           Mike and his wife Dana (business teacher at South) have two sons, Ryan and Tyler.




Coaches Bio:  Justin Moulder (Freshman Head Coach)

            This is Coach Moulder's 16th season as a basketball coach at South High.  He has coached at the freshmen B level, the freshmen A level and is starting his sixth year with the sophomore team.  He has an overall record of 73-16 over the last four seasons.  He is a 1995 graduate of Kirkwood High School where he was a team captain in both basketball and baseball in his senior year.  After Kirkwood, Justin went on to college at the University of Missouri.

            Since graduating from Mizzou in 1999, he has been a math teacher at Parkway South Middle School. 

            Coach Moulder is married to Sara who is a counselor in Parkway, and they have a lovely daughter named Addison and son named Bryce.


Coaches Bio:  Matt Roach (Varsity Assistant)

          Coach Roach is entering his 9th year in the South Basketball Program.  He was the assistant sophomore coach his first year and the last two years he was the Head Freshman B coach.  Matt is also the head girls cross country coach.  Matt Roach is a 2002 graduate of Oak Park High School in Kansas City where he played basketball and baseball all four years.  Coach Roach currently is the acting head of the often imitated but never duplicated Junior Patriot Basketball Program.              

          Matt graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in May of '06 and received his master's degree in administration from Missouri Baptist University in May of '08.           

          Coach Roach is a Physical Education teacher at Parkway Northeast Middle School.  His wife Carly is a counselor at Mehlville High School.  They also have twin daughters Payton and Reece and another daughter named Campbell.




Coaches Bio:  Phil McGuire (JV Head Coach)

           Coach McGuire is in his 16th year of coaching in the Parkway South Basketball Program.  He started his coaching career at South as the freshmen B coach and is coaching the Freshmen A team for the sixth year.  Coach McGuire does an excellent job of developing young talent in our program.  Phil attended John F. Kennedy High School and played basketball for former Patriot coach Tom Sucher.

           He is currently a Physical Education teacher at Sorrento Springs Elementary School and had been a PE teacher at Southwest Middle School.  Phil spent his first four years at Southwest and has been at Sorrento for six years.

          Coach McGuire and his wife Shelly have a daughter Maddison and a boy named Alex.


Coaches Bio:  Tom Howren (Assistan Coach)   

           This season is Coach Howren's 9th year at Parkway South at the high school level.  He coached in the Junior Patriots program prior to moving up to the high school.  He is a graduate of South and played basketball all four years while at PSH.  After high school, Coach Howren attended Westminster College and received his degree in education.  While in Fulton, he coached youth basketball and ran clinics for the YMCA.  He has also ran basketball clinics in St. Louis for the "Y". 

          Tom's is a business teacher at South.  He is married to Ashleigh who is a 5th grade teacher at Carman Trails Elementary in the Parkway School District.  They also have two children

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