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Fuquay-Varina Youth Football and Cheer

Mini Mite (U8) Coaches


 
 Name: Ryan Toni  [email protected]
 Team: Mini Mite (8U)
 Position: Head Coach
 Certifications: USA Football Tackle Certification

Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED

Education:

Attended SUNY Brockport and graduated with a degree in Physical Education (certified K-12), Minor in Coaching.

Experience: 2019 Flag Football Commissioner, The Strong Center
2018 8U Tackle Football -- Head Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2017 8U Tackle Football -- Head Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2016 8U Tackle Football -- Head Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2015 FV Rec Baseball 8U Asst. Coach
2012 Rec Flag football Coach
2002 Asst. Batavia Middle School Football Coach, OL/DL, Def. Coordinator
2001 Varsity Asst. Softball Coach Niagara Falls H.S, 
2000 Varsity Asst. Softball Coach LaSalle H.S, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 
1999 Student Assistant/Def. Line SUNY Brockport
Biography: Coach Toni is entering his 4th season with East Wake Football League as the Mini Mite Head Coach. Coach Toni has led our Fuquay-Varina Mini-Mite team to two (2) an undefeated seasons and two (2) EWFL Championships in the last three (3) years! Native of Amherst, N.Y. (suburb of Buffalo), Coach Toni attended SUNY Brockport and graduated with a degree in Physical Education (certified K-12), Minor in Coaching. Coach Toni spent 4 years as a teacher and Coach before moving to NC in 2003 Ryan works for Aflac in the broker solutions area managing the NC East Market.  His wife Sarah is a teacher at FVES, they have two boys Camden (11), Griffin (9). Hobbies include cooking quality meals and exercising.

Coach Toni's personal playing experience includes:
Sweet Home H.S. Football '89-'93 2 yr letterman, 1st team All-League OL, 3 time Def player of the week
SUNY Brockport Football '94-'97, 3 yr letterman, Def. rookie of the year 

 
 Name: Paul Kaplar
 Team: Mini Mite (8U)
 Position:Offensive Coordinator
Certifications: USA Football Tackle Certification

Basic First Aid, CPR, and AED

Education:

2003 - Business Management, East Carolina University

Experience: 2018 8U Tackle Football -- Offensive Coordinator, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2017 8U Tackle Football -- Offensive Coordinator, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2016 U8 Tackle Football -- Assistant Coach, Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2015 - Town of Fuquay Flag Football Assistant Coach
2005 - Town of Fuquay Assistant Mini Might Coach 2005
Played Quarterback all four years of High School. Started Jr. Sr. Year
Played Quarterback ECU Pirates 00-01 Seasons Backup QB Moved to TE for JR. and SR year at ECU. Started at TE and Special Teams.
Played for Coach Steve Logan 4yrs and John Thompson 1yr.
Biography:

Coach Kaplar played Division 1 Football for the East Carolina University Pirates from 1999-2003. He participated in two bowl games during his time at East Carolina. While at ECU, he played for Hall of Fame Coach Steve Logan. Coach Kaplar majored in Business Management while at East Carolina University and graduated in 2003. Coach Kaplar is currently an insurance agency manager with NC Farm Bureau. He has had experience coaching mini mights and also flag football. Coach Kaplar believes in building kids' confidence and developing great work ethic in our children to develop them as leaders not only on our football team but in life. He firmly believes he is where he is today due to the work ethic that was instilled in him at a young age while participating in football. He wants kids to understand that in order to be successful it takes hard work and dedication and the ability to work together as a team to achieve a common goal. He wants to instill a Winning ATTITUDE with all children that he coaches. Coach Kaplar is married to Jessica Kaplar and we have one daughter Mackenzie who we call Mac and one son Colton who we call Colt. He enjoys spending time with family and enjoy being outdoors and golfing in his free time.

 
Name:Duane Schlisman
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications: USA Football Certification
Education: 
Experience:2018 - Mini Mites (8U) - Assistant Coach - Fuquay-Varina Youth Football
2017 - 8U girls softball for Stedman Recreation. 
Early 2000's Little League for Reston, VA football league.
Biography:Coach Schlisman shares a passion of football since he was old enough to play. He loves the game and coaching kids through proper techniques.  He played football from the time from 7 years old through his first year of college where his career ended with an injury. He has 4 children and family is very important. Coach Schlisman is in his 2nd season coaching with Fuquay-Varina.


Name:Aaron Seymour
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:
Education:
Experience:
Biography:


Name:Steven Cutler
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:USA Football Certification
Education:
Experience:i9 flag in Holly Springs Ass. coach
Flag in the Apex Pop Warner league Ass. Coach 
T-Ball in Fuquay Ass. Coach
 Biography:Coach Cutler was a multi-sport athlete in high school playing football, basketball, and baseball.  He is married and a father of two boys. He has been involved with sports his entire life and began coaching once my oldest son started playing sports. Coach Cutler is in sales and enjoys taking family trips, going to the movies, and hanging out as a family.


Name:Kris Swinson
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:

USA Football Youth Tackle Certification
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
American Heart Association Child CPR AED

Education:

2000 – B.S. in Information Technology, UNC-Wilmington

Experience:

Fuquay-Varina Flag Football Head Coach: Fall 2015 (Season Champions), Fall 2016 (Season Champions)
Fuquay-Varina Flag Football Assistant Coach:  Fall 2014
Fuquay-Varina Minor Baseball All-Stars Assistant Coach:  Spring 2019
Fuquay-Varina Minor Baseball Head Coach:  Spring 2019 (Regular Season and Tournament Champions)
Fuquay-Varina Minor Baseball Assistant Coach:  Spring 2018
Fuquay-Varina Rookie Baseball Assistant Coach:  Spring 2018 (Tournament Champions)
Fuquay-Varina Rookie Baseball Assistant Coach:  Spring 2017
Fuquay-Varina T-Ball Assistant Coach:  Spring 2017
Fuquay-Varina Rookie Baseball Assistant Coach:  Fall 2016

 Biography:

Coach Swinson has been involved in sports all of his life.  He ran track through high school, and competed at the Division I level his freshman year at UNCW (specializing in 400 and 800 meter events).  Kris also competed in competitive flag football leagues until his children began participating in sports themselves.  He is married to Kelly Swinson (Head Team Mom), and the father of two boys (Jonah and Eli).  Jonah and Eli began playing for the Bengals in 2016.  Coach Swinson works for Seqirus in Holly Springs, where he is the subject matter expert with regards to automation systems commissioning, qualification, and validation.  Kris enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and surfing whenever time permits. 



Name:RayShaun aka "Shaun" Daniel
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:USA Youth Tackle Certification USA Rookie Football 
Education:

2003 Norfolk State University Business Administration coursework
Summer 2019 Wake Technical Community College for Global Logistics Technology - Logistics Core Certificate

Experience:

Angier Parks and Rec.
  Soccer 2010-12 
  Football 2011-13
  Basketball 2014( league champions)
FVAA Pop Warner Football 2014-15
Fuquay Parks and Rec. Basketball 2016( league champions)
Fuquay-Varina Youth Football & Cheer
  2018 Mini Mite (8u) Assistant Coach (league champions)
  2019 Mini Mite (8u) Assistant Coach

 Biography: Coach Shaun shares a passion for all sports. Played multiple sports all the way through high school. Football,Baseball, Basketball and Wrestling (placed 2nd at state championship in wrestling 1996). He is married and the father of 9. 7 which have participated in the Fuquay-Varina Youth Football and cheer program. Can often be found training neighborhood kids at the park. He currently works for John Deere.


Name:David McCrae aka Coach Mac
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:USA Football Certification
Education:
Experience:

First Season Coaching
Volunteered as a Big Brother in the Scotts 4 U program in Laurinburg, NC

 Biography: Coach Mac is married to Mini’s Team Mom Reenita and has 2 boys, Joshua and Junior (Due to arrive soon).  Coach Mac was a multi-sport athlete in high school playing football and basketball. He currently works in the Trucking Industry as a CDL driver. Coach Mac enjoys bonding with the younger generation and giving back to his community. He also enjoys spending time with his family and fishing.


 
Name:Will Crocker
Team:Mini Mite (8U)
Position:Assistant Coach
Certifications:USA Football Certification
Education:2009 East Carolina University B.S. in Health Services Management
Currently pursuing Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition from Liberty University
Experience:First Season Coaching
 Biopraphy:Coach Crocker is married to Sasha and has 3 children Carter, Eli and Aria.  He currently works in the IT industry at Nutanix as a Systems Reliability Engineer.  Coach Crocker attends Point Church and enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Coach Crocker served 9 years in the North Carolina Army National Guard including a deployment to Jordan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2014-2015.  He left the service as a Sergeant and is looking forward to bringing his leadership and teaching skills to the program.  He began playing football at 7 years old and finished his playing career as a 2 year letterman at James B. Hunt Jr. High School in Wilson, NC.  Coach Crocker is specifically interested in working with offensive and defensive lineman as his playing career focused on Tight-End and Defensive-End.


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