Fighting Foxes Football Program


Our Elite Football Coaching Staff

DeMarcus Lattier Head Coach & Defensive Coordinator


Coach Lattier began his coaching career in 2013 at New Mexico's powerhouse Rio Rancho High School. After a successful season, Coach Lattier was offered the varsity Defensive line position at Del Norte High, where under his tutelage,  all of his D-line received all district selections. Lattier was then offered the defensive coordinator position at Rio Grande High School, where he had two successful years on defense, leading him to a college opportunity at Advanced Prep where he recruited and groomed recent d-linemen Jason Vaughn (University of South Florida) and Javon Farmer (St. Francis University). Coach Lattier, has a passion for young people and helping them shape their lives and gain academic advantages through their athletic abilities.

Eric Mitchell - Football Offensive Coordinator


Coach Mitchell is a former marine with the heart and passion for the game of football. He played high school ball in Mexia, Texas and upon graduation, he chose to serve our country, before starting his football career coaching. He started out coaching high school football in Albuquerque, New Mexico and eventually moved on to college prep. 

Coach Mitchell has coached many talented individuals that have gone on to be successful. He has a proven track record of having players recruited to many top colleges. 

In his spare time, Coach Mitchell enjoys spending time with his wife and children, golfing and playing basketball.

Darric Wheelis - Quarterback/Special Teams Coach


Coach Wheelis specializes in the offensive side of the ball and has coaching experience with all levels of organized football. Combat Veteran of the US Army, Coach Wheelis has coached for the last 15 years, with notable coaching teams, such as Offensive Coordinator for the Team Florida Cancer Awareness and Flagler Knights Adult Football Club.

Curtis Williams - Offensive Line Coach


Coach Willams has coached/train athletes collegiate and professionally. He is a former college football player from the University of South Alabama, who has accomplished goals such as, First Team All Conference, Captain of the team and have made the Dean's list three semesters in a row. His main focus is to train and prepare athletes physically and mentally for on and off the field situations. He has sent numerous of players through college and he looks forward to sending more young athletes to college to fulfill their dreams.