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(Click on a coach's name to view their profile information.)

1st Row: Jason Feid (Asst. Coach), Chris Perron (Asst. Coach), Andrew Mingo (Asst. Coach), Alan Foster (Asst. Coach), Brad Dean (asst. coach)

2nd Row: John Sullivan (strength coach), Ryan VanDeGiesen (Asst. Coach), Ken Nally (Asst. Coach), Paul Sullivan (Asst. Coach), Don Johnson (Head Coach), Jack Johnson (Asst. Coach), Derek Herber (Asst. Coach), Michael Hart (asst. coach)

Missing from Photo:

Position Name
Asst. Coach Carl Hebert
Asst. Coach Neal Beaupre
Asst. Coach Tony Calcia
Asst. Coach Adam Watkins

Athletic Trainer Jen Fitzpatrick
EMT Wayne Hitchcock
EMT Carl Mitchell
P.A. Announcer Bud Holden
Photographer Patty Hitchcock
Videographer Scott Lockwood
Cheerleading Coach Patti Johnson

Superintendent Dr. Jim Rice
Principal Scott Holcomb
Assistant Principal Edward Barrett
Assistant Principal Joseph Beasley
Athletic Director Kurt Kummer
Team Physician Dr. Ryan Welter


Don Johnson

A member of the NAHS class of 1979, Don earned his B.A. in Psychology from The College of the Holy Cross (’83), where he played defensive back for the Crusaders. Don joined the NAHS football staff in 1983. He serves as defensive coordinator and coach of the linebackers and running backs, and he is the head of the NAHS History/Social Studies Department. Don and his wife Patti have three children: Regan (17), Dan (14) and Patrick (9).

Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan rejoins the staff as offensive coordinator and defensive ends coach. Sully was a long-time assistant under Coach Ray Beaupre before taking over the reigns as head coach from 1997 - 2003. During Sully's tenure as head coach, North won 5 Hockomock League Championships, 4 Super Bowl Championships and 7 Hildas. Paul recently retired after over thirty years as a history teacher, coach and athletic director in North Attleboro.

Jack Johnson

Jack graduated from NAHS in 1980 then attended Avon Old Farms School (’81) before earning his B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College (’85), where he played baseball. Jack joined the football coaching staff in 1988, and he now coaches quarterbacks, receivers and defensive backs. He is also the head of the NAHS English Department. Jack and his wife Janet have two daughters: Julianna (11) and Meredith (9).

Derek Herber

Derek is a 1991 NAHS graduate who joined the Big Red coaching staff in 1997. He is the varsity offensive line and defensive ends coach. A 2001 graduate of Westfield State College, Derek participated in track and field while earning his B.S. in History. Herb is a member of the NAHS History Department who enjoys reading in his spare time.

Andrew Mingo

Andrew is a 1994 graduate of NAHS who joined the football coaching staff in 1998, after earning his B.A. in Government from Western New England College. In addition to his duties as a freshman assistant coach, Ming teaches Social Studies at the North Attleboro Middle School, and he enjoys traveling and yard work. Andrew and his wife Jami have a 5-month-old son named Drew.

Chris Perron

Chris attended Spring HS (Spring, TX) before enrolling in Attleboro HS, where he graduated in 1984. He earned his B.S. in Physical Education and participated in track and field while attending Rhode Island College. A Phys. Ed. teacher at NAHS, Chris joined the football staff in 1990. He currently serves as a freshman assistant football coach and Head Boys Basketball coach. Chris and his wife Denise have three children: Justin (15), Ryan (12) and Danielle (10). Chris enjoys summer travel and camping.

Jason Feid

Jason graduated from NAHS in 1991 then attended Plymouth State College, where he earned his B.S. in Physical Education and Health (’96). He also participated in football and track and field. He joined the NAHS football staff in 1996, and he is the current freshman head coach. Jason is a Phys. Ed teacher at NA Middle School and an avid sports fan. He and his wife Leslie have two children: Julia (6) and Colby (4).

Ken Nally

Ken is a 1986 NAHS grad who joined the coaching staff in 1989. He coaches the scout offense and defense. Ken is the owner and president of Nally Associates, Inc. Ken and his wife Jessica have three boys: Patrick (10), Brandan (9) and John (7). He enjoys relaxing with his family, golf, basketball and socializing with friends.

Neal Beaupre

Neal is a 1989 NAHS graduate who joined the coaching staff in 2005. In addition to overseeing the scout defense, “Boomer” coaches the centers, defensive tackles and kickers. Neal is Sports Director at the Hockomock Area YMCA. He and his wife Kathleen have two children: Alexandria (7) and Jake (3).

Tony Calcia

A 1974 NAHS graduate, Tony joined the staff in 1993 after several years as a member of the “chain gang.” Tony helps coordinate the scout teams, but he is best known as the producer and director of our annual Big Red Football Highlight Film. Tony is Vice President of Operations at the Hockomock Area YMCA. He enjoys travel, movies, theatre and singing.

Alan Foster

Alan is a 1997 King Phillip HS graduate who earned his BS in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University (2002) and his Masters in Special Education from Lesley University (2007). He played football, baseball and rugby in college. Alan is a teacher in the Community School EXCEL Program who joined the NAHS coaching staff this fall. He is an assistant coach of the Freshman team, focusing on the offensive and defensive lines. In his spare time, Alan enjoys golf.

Wayne Hitchcock

Wayne is a 1975 NAHS Grad, played def. tackle for the Red Rocketeers in their super bowl victory game in 1974, has been the EMT for the Red Rocketeers for the past 7 years, He has one son, Kyle , who is a 2006 graduate of NAHS and a former Red Rocketeer football player. Wayne is a member of both the NA Fire Dept. and the Plainville Call fire Dept. He plays Hockey twice a week.

Carl Hebert

Carl Hebert joins the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant working with QBs, receivers and the scout teams. Carl is a 1978 NAHS graduate who quarterbacked the 1976 and 1977 Red Rocketeers. After high school, Carl played quarterback at Stonehill College while earning his B.S. in Marketing/Management in 1982. He currently works as a key account manager. Coach Hebert is married to Jeanne (LaFontaine) Hebert ('80). They have three children: Kaitlyn ('06), Madison ('08) and C.J. ('10).

Ryan VanDeGiesen

Ryan VanDeGiesen is a 2004 NAHS graduate who quarterbacked the Big Red to a thrilling 44-40 Super Bowl victory over Swampscott in 2002. Ryan graduated from Curry College in June 2009, majoring is Business Management and enjoying a successful collegiate career as a quarterback. Ryan is working with the QBs and scout teams. He currently runs Giesens All Seasons Services, specializing in painting and home repairs. Coach Van enjoys reading in his spare time.