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Mtn. View High School Thunder Football

1500 SE Blairmont Drive, Vancouver, Washington 98683

Coach Joel Denman

Defensive Quality Control

Defensive Line

Coach Brett Adams

Director of Football Operations

Defensive Line

Coach Adam Albaugh


NCAA Clearinghouse

Coach Mike Kesler

Senior Adviser to the Head Coach

Defensive Line

Coach Aaron Coiteux

Asst. Strength and Conditioning

Quarterbacks / Scout Team Coordinator

Coach Ryan Johnson (Alumni 2012)

Defensive Quality Control


Coach Austin Tremel (Alumni 2010)

Offensive Quality Control

Inside Receivers /

Assistant Scout Team Coordinator

Coach Daniel Velasquez Mejia

American Football Ambassador to South America Special Teams Coordinator / Asst. Offensive Line

Director of Video Productions

Coach Tyson Bjorge

Advanced Analytics

Defensive Run Game Coordinator

Inside Linebackers

Coach Avi Bharth (Alumni 2014)

Strength and Conditioning Specialists

Running Backs

Coach Jered Barker (Alumni 2008)

Defensive Pass Game Coordinator

Defensive Backs

Coach Ben Matthias

Director of Fundraising - Marketing - Branding

Offensive Pass Game Coordinator - Outside Receivers 

7th Grade Youth Football Liaison

Coach Tyler Procive (Alumni 2010)

Offensive Quality Control / Video Coordinator

Assistant Special Teams / Tight Ends

Coach Andrew Gulliford (Alumni 2018) Defensive Analyst

Outside Safeties 

Coach Adam C. Mathieson, CAA 

Head Coach


8th Grade Youth Football Liaison

Coach Peter Van Datta

Assistant Head Coach

Director of Athletic Performance

Offensive Run Game Coordinator - Offensive Line

6th Grade Youth Football Liaison

Coach Mathieson will be entering his 14th year as head coach and 15th year as Athletic Director for MVHS. Previously he was the Athletic Director at Meridian High School in Bellingham, Washington (2006), and he spent two years coaching quarterbacks as an assistant football coach at Western Washington University (2004-2006); he also served as the teams Academic Coordinator. Coach Mathieson was the Head coach at Ferndale High School in 2003, directing the Golden Eagles to a 9-2 record, a Northwest League title and a quarterfinal round appearance in the Class 3A State Playoffs. The team received the John R. Trotto Team Sportsmanship Award and Adam was named Washington State Football Coaches Association District 1 and Northwest League Coach of the Year.  Prior to being named Head Coach at Ferndale, he was an assistant coach at FHS for four years. He also assisted in track and field for four seasons at Ferndale and spent one year as an assistant at Squalicum High School in Bellingham. Overall, Coach Mathieson, the winningest coach in Mtn. View history, has been a Head Football coach for 14 seasons, compiling an 96-46 overall record (57-17 League Record), six league championships, nine post season berths, three top 5 state finishes, 7 coach of the year awards, including the prestigious 2015 United States Marine Corps and Glazier Football Clinics Semper Fi Coaches award, and two separate team sportsmanship awards.  He completed his Masters degree in education (guidance and counseling) from City University in 2004; received bachelor's degree in history from Western Washington University in 1999 and obtained teaching certificate in 2000. The former high school quarterback was also a three year letter winner in the Viking football program as a defensive back (1994-1997). He is married to the former Jenny Erickson and they have 3 children, Avery (15), Aylia (12) and Grayson (6).

2018: GSHL 3A Coach of the Year; Cascadia Preps 3A State Coach of the Year
2017: GSHL 3A Coach of the Year; WSSAAA District IV State Athletic Director of the Year
2016: GSHL 3A Coach of the Year; WSFCA District IV State Coach of the Year
2015: United States Marine Corps and Glazier Football Clinics Semper Fi Coach of the Year Award
2013: GSHL 3A Coach of the Year
2011: SW Washington National Football Foundation Gary Boggs Coach of the Year Award
2003: NWC Coach of the Year; WSFCA District I State Coach of the Year