Meet the Coaches
OUR FOOTBALL COACHES ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF OUR LIBERTY FOOTBALL PROGRAM
Terry has been coaching in the Junior program since the program's inception. Terry is a walking football encyclopedia and places his emphasis on exceptional coaching plans, coaching and player techniques and overall team management. His role is to mentor the coaches in the program and ensure that there is consistency with regards to program coaching and training philosophies.
Coach Steve Valach is the Liberty High Head Football Coach and the figure head of our fine program. It was Coach Valach's leadership, vision and hard work that helped lead to the creation of the Liberty Patriot Football Foundation. Coach Valach has one son in the High School Football program and another son that participates in the Junior program. Coach Valach has been an integral part of helping the Junior program get started and he has served as an adviser for foundation programs and board members. Coach Valach helps ensure that the Patriot Football Foundations mission is carried out.
Varsity Head Coach
JV Head Coach
Lyle Smith is the Head Coach for the Liberty Junior Varsity Team. He is also the Director of Football Operations and Safety and has one son participating in the Junior program and one who has graduated from it. Coach Smith believes in emphasizing fundamentals, focusing on the mental as well as the physical aspects of the game and working to unlock the greatness within each Patriot.
Sophomores Head Coach
Coach Chris is the Head Coach for the Sophomores after being an Assistant Coach with the Rookies. He believes strongly in breaking down the basic fundamentals of football and making it a positive safe experience for every player. He has two sons in the Sophomores' program and is focused on setting the stepping stones to build great athletes within Liberty football and our community.
Cubs Head Coach
Rookies Head Coach