Football Coaching Staff

Todd Butler

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Head Coach / OC

Email: tbutler@piusmatthias.org

Bio: This is Coach Butler’s second season as Head Coach of the St. Pius X- St. Matthias Academy Warriors and 15th overall in the coaching profession.  The Warriors went 3-7 in their first season back after a 21-year absence.  Previously, Coach Butler has coached at West Torrance High School and Redondo Union High School in a variety of roles.  In his most recent role as Offensive Coordinator at WTHS, he ran the hurry-up, no-huddle offensive attack, contributing to his teams’ five consecutive CIF Playoff appearances, with one Finals and two Semi-Finals bids.  It is Coach Butler’s mission at PMA to develop a quality, student-centered football program built on the ideals of Character, “Team First,” and Competition.  In addition to teaching in the Science Department at PMA, Coach Butler has also taught in the Kinesiology Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he earned his Master’s degree in Kinesiology Administration.

 

Anthony Atkins

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / Defensive Coordinator

Email: aatkins@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Anthony Durrell Atkins Jr.
Served as the Defensive Coordinator for Ontario Warriors Professional indoor football team from 2011-2012
Defensive Coordinator Miami Sting Professional Indoor Football team in Miami Florida 2013. Coached and developed Compton Panthers Minor League Football team, which became one of the top Football teams in California from 2009-2012. Salesian High SchooL Defensive Coordinator
2011-2017
CIF Championship 2013

Playing Career:

From Watts California, played at Compton College where he was a standout All American Middle Linebacker, Ranked number 2 Backer in the country.He was recruited by and enrolled into The University of Washington but later transferred to Jackson State University where he played 2 yrs as a Defensive tackle and showed signs of brilliance on a defense that remained number one in the conference in 2007 and 2008 (SWAC Championship 2007.)

Tryouts with Jacksonville Jaguar, Oakland Raiders and CFL Edmonton Eskimos. Played Arena Football for Alaska Wild & Wenatchee Venom.

Two Kids Amaya Atkins, Anthony Durrell Atkins III, and Fiancé Sandra Delcampo.

 

Devah Thomas

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / RB

Email: dthomas@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Devah Thomas “ Coach D”

Coaching Experience
2009-2010
Verbum Dei High school JV Football Assistant HC/ Defensive Coordinator. Varsity College recruiting coordinator/ Football Counselor
2010-2017
Salesian High School
Assistant OC & RB Coach College recruiting coordinator. CIF Championship 2013
2012-2014
Semi Pro Football Offensive Coordinator
2014 Spring UDFL Champions
Coach Thomas “ Coach D” is a young innovated coach that has been coaching since he finished his playing career at Orange Coast were he went shortly before graduating from La Verne College with and degree in Liberal Arts.  He has been responsible for the success and development of numerous kids that has played college Football and in the NFL. He is the Only Child from his mother Michelle Bell but Father Johnny Ray Thomas but has 18 sibling by his father. Loves spending time with his grandmother Rosie Pearl Bell and Family.

 

Shaun Featherstone

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / WR / DL / ST Coordinator

Email: sfeatherstone@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Coach Shaun Featherstone is entering his 9th year coaching football and his 2nd year at St. Pius-Matthias Academy as the Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive line coach and Wide Receiver coach. He earned his B.S. in Psychology at the University of Phoenix where he also earned his M.A. in Elementary education. Coach Featherstone is a Special Education teacher at Washington Preparatory High School where he coaches basketball and track.

 

Joel Darien

Coaching Staff / 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / DB

Email: jdarien@piusmatthias.org

Bio: 

 

Greg Moore

Coaching Staff/ 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / WR

Email: gmoore@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Greg Moore Jr. Graduated from Gardena High School in 2006. Play at Cerritos & El Camino Community College. Played semi pro football for 8 years for the Compton Panthers, Downey Apaches, Gold Coast Warriors and Beach City Giants.

 

Joshua “Chip” Hill

Coaching Staff/ 2018-2019

Team: Varsity Football

Position: Assistant Coach / LB / OL

Email: jhill@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Joshua Hill

29 Years old Born Feb. 26, 1989
From Long Beach, California
Married wife and 2 son’s
Passion has always been football
9 Years of coaching experience
Currently studying Kinesiology: sports psychology and leadership
Coached varies of teams in Semi Pro
Coached High School as a DC, LB, DB.
Served in the U.S. Air Force