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Fuquay-Varina Youth Football and Cheer

Program Commisioners

    Name:  Corey Johnson
  Position:  Football Commissioner
EWFL League Liason
  Certifications:  Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED
USA Football Tackle
USA Football Player Safety Coach Training





  Education:

1999 BS Urban and Regional Planning, East Carolina University

   Experience:  2017 Fuquay-Varina Youth Football & Cheer Player Safety Coach
2016 Fuquay-Varina Youth Football & Cheer Player Safety Coach
2014 U9 Flag Football Assistant Coach – I9 Sports
2013 U9 Flag Football Assistant Coach – I9 Sports
2013 U9 Soccer Head Coach – I9 Sports
2012 U9 Flag Football Head Coach – I9 Sports
2012 U7 Soccer Head Coach – I9 Sports
2012 U7 Flag Football Assistant Coach – I9 Sports
2011 U7 Soccer Head Coach – I9 Sports
2010 U5 Soccer – Assistant Coach - YMCA
2009 U5 Tee Ball – Assistant Coach - YMCA
2009 U5 Basketball – Assistant Coach - YMCA
2009 U5 Soccer – Assistant Coach – YMCA
2003 Vice Chair Youth Development – North Carolina Division of USA Fencing
2002 Youth Development Coach – Cape Fear Fencing Association
   Biography:
Coach Johnson is a long time advocate for youth sports and safety and will be beginning his 3rd season in the East Wake Football League. Mr. Johnson was a starting varsity wrestler and gymnast at Herndon High School (Herndon, VA). Mr. Johnson proudly served 6 years in the United States Navy as a Deep Sea Diver during which time he was a member of the USS Puget Sound’s rugby team and the USS Grasp’s boxing team. While attending college, Mr. Johnson also worked as an equipment manager for the East Carolina Pirate’s football team.

Coach Corey is the Deputy Chief of Planning and Homeland Security for North Carolina Emergency Management. He resides in Willow Springs with his wife Virginia and son Brendan Reef.


  Name: Harry Hoover  
  Position: Football Commissioner
EWFL League Liason

Certifications:  USA Football Tackle Certification

Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED

Education: 1996 – BS Business Management – Upper Iowa University
Experience:  2017 U8 Tackle Football -- Assistant Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2016 U8 Tackle Football -- Assistant Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2015 U10 Tackle Football -- Head Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2014 U10 Tackle Football -- Head Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2013 U10 Tackle Football – Assistant Head Coach – East Wake Football League
2012 U8 Tackle Football - Head Coach – FVAA
2011 U8 Tackle Football – Head Coach for 5Q team – FVAA
2011 U8 Flag Football – Assistant Coach - FVAA
2010 U8 Flag Football – Assistant Coach - FVAA
2008 Tee Ball – Assistant Coach - FVAA
2003 Tackle Football - Assistant Coach- Perry, GA Rec
2002 10-12 Baseball – Head Coach –Warner Robbins, GA Rec
2003 10-12 Baseball – Head Coach –Warner Robbins, GA Rec
2004 10-12 Baseball – Head Coach –Warner Robbins, GA Rec
Biography:  Coach Hoover is entering his 8th season in the East Wake Football League. Mr. Hoover brings a history of excellence in football and track & field from Westminster High School (Westminster, MD). During his playing days, he achieved All-Conference honors in Carroll and Baltimore counties. He was also awarded Defensive MVP for Carroll County and nominated to the “Big 33” game between the states of Maryland and Pennsylvania. He has a passion to share his knowledge and experience to young athletes that have the desire to learn this sport.

He is currently a Territory Manager for John Deere Company in Cary, NC and resides in Fuquay-Varina with his wife Lisa and sons; Samuel, Joseph and Hayden. He is also President of his community Home Owner Association


  Name: Stacey Smith
  Position: Football Commissioner
EWFL League Commissioner
Certifications:  USA Football Tackle Certification
NYSCA #9055559 (Football and Basketball)
Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED
Education: 1992 – BSCE Civil Engineering – North Carolina State University 2004 – MCE Civil Engineering – North Carolina State University
Experience:  2017 EWFL League Commissioner
2016 EWFL South Commissioner
2015 U12 & U10 Tackle Football – Special Teams Coach – East Wake Football League
2015 U12 Basketball – Head Coach – Town of Fuquay-Varina
2014 U10 Tackle Football – Special Teams Coach – East Wake Football League
2014 U12 Basketball – Head Coach – Town of Fuquay-Varina
2013 U10 Tackle Football – Special Teams Coach – East Wake Football League
2013 U10 Basketball – Head Coach – Town of Fuquay-Varina
2012 U8 Tackle Football – Assistant Coach – East Wake Football League
2012 U8 Flag Football – Head Coach – FVAA
2012 U8 Basketball – Head Coach – Town of Fuquay-Varina
2011 U8 Basketball – Head Coach – FVAA
2010 U8 Flag Football – Assistant Coach - FVAA
1998 Wrestling – Assistant Coach – Neal Middle School (Durham)
1991 Wrestling – Assistant Coach – Apex High School
Biography:  Coach Smith is entering his fifth season in the East Wake Football League and has recently been named the South Division commissioner for the EWFL organization. Mr. Smith brings a history of excellence in football and wrestling at Southwest Guilford High School (High Point, NC) while gaining All-Conference in football and All-State honors in wrestling securing the 1A-2A state title. He went on to wrestle briefly for N.C. State University where he ultimately completed his engineering degree. He continued to wrestle competitively in the spring and summer tournament circuits through college and assisted various local school programs sparking his interest to stay in youth athletics. Mr. Smith is active with the league as one of the directors and currently serves on the rules committee. He is President of the solid waste consulting firm Smith Gardner, Inc. in Raleigh and resides in Fuquay-Varina with his wife, Jennifer, daughter Zoe, and son Dylan. He also serves on the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Land Surveyors and the N.C. State University Engineering Advisory Board.
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