Mountain Range Mustang Football Helmet

Front Range Standings


 Team  Conf  Overall
Mountain Range    0-0
Fairview    0-0
Fossil Ridge    0-0
Horizon    0-0
Legacy    0-0
Monarch    0-0
Poudre    0-0
Rocky Mountain    0-0


  2013 Front Range
   League Champs
      5-0 League
      9-2 Overall



Home Coaches
Mountain Range Coaches


Kevin Donnalley

Head Coach / Varsity Defensive Backs

Coach Donnalley joins the Mountain Range staff for 2014 and will be working with the defensive backfield for a second year. As a graduate of Red Wing, Minnesota High School Coach Donnalley went on to play his college football as a corner back for North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota where he also ran track. After college, and as a 7th round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinal Football program, Coach Donnalley continued his playing career in the NFL and then USFL after which he entered into the college coaching ranks as the defensive backfield coach at his alma mater.  He was part of the staff that won NCAA Division II National Championships in 1986 and 1987. From there, Coach Donnalley went on to coach as an assistant at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, then on to the Head Football Coach at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He returned to North Dakota State where he was the Defensive Coordinator. After 15 years away from coaching to focus on a career in business, Coach Donnalley has reentering the coaching ranks and looks forward to another season with the young men at Mountain Range High School.


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Assistant HC / Varsity RBs

Coach Lohmeyer is the Varsity Running Backs coach for the 2015 season. He also handles the Video and Communication for the team. This is his 7th year as a coach at the high school level after several successful seasons coaching in the Thornton Junior Football League. Coach Lohmeyer grew up in northeast Kansas and graduated from Linn High School. He graduated from the United Air Force Academy in 1994 with a B.S. in Human Factors Engineering. More importantly, he met his wife Tempe while in Colorado Springs. Coach Lohmeyer served in the Air Force for 8 years including assignments in Texas, Arizona, Alaska, and North Carolina. He moved to Colorado in 2002 and currently teaches math at MRHS. Troy and Tempe have two children. Austin (who attends Horizon High School) and Justine.





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JV Head Coach Coach Chavez joined the Mountain Range coaching staff in 2012 after several years of coaching youth football in Pop Warner, Thornton Junior Football League (TJFL) and Northern Youth Football Association (NYFA). Married to his wife Michelle for 22 years, they have 3 children (Rhaeanna, Cassandra & Gregg). Coach Chavez is passionate about coaching fundamentally sound football players but more importantly, teaching them to become leaders and pillars in their community.


Doug VanMeter
Assistant Defensive Coordinator / Varsity Defensive Line

Doug graduated from Johnson High School in St. Paul, MN, where he grew up. He went on to play football for North Dakota State University, in Fargo, ND, where he graduated in 1995 with a B.S. degree in Physical Education, and minors in health education and coaching. Ultimately, as an offensive guard/long snapper at NDSU, he won a National Championship, was a 3 year starter, 2 year All-Conference, 1st Team All-Region, and 3rd Team All-American.Doug has continued his football career, playing for various professional indoor teams and semi-pro teams. In 2008, with the Mile High Grizzlies, he won the FWFA Mountain West Region Championship, and has been named to the Colorado Football Conference All Star team several years in a row. He is currently a player/coach for the Broomfield Dawgs.Doug and his wife, Jenny, are the proud parents of their two sons, Caleb, who is 6 years old, and Colton who is 3 years old. Doug has a career as a freight broker. He feels fortunate to be able to pursue his passion as a football coach, and looks forward to the upcoming season with the 

forward to working with the young men of Mountain Range High School Football.


Stan Neverve

Offensive Line 





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Freshmen Head Coach

Coach Troy Thomas is the Mountain Range Mustang Head Freshman Football Coach. He has been with the program since 2011. The past two years he was the Freshman Defense Coordinator. Before becoming a Mustang, Coach Thomas was a successful coach with the Thronton Junior Football League for 14 years. Working hie way through the ranks from flag to the senior division. Troy has been married to his wife Catherine Thomas for the past 25 years, they have 5 children DeEtta 21,Olivia 20 both attending Metro State University, son Jacob 17,Rebecca 14 and Hannah 11. Coach Thomas feels that he brings fundamentals, intensity and passion to the game he loves.


  Bryan McClure
JV Oline/Dline


 Coach Bryan McClure is a former high school and semiprofessional football player. This will be his first year as an assistant coach on The Mountain Range High School freshmen football team. His coaching resume includes several years working as an assistant football coach in various Colorado youth football programs including the Thornton Junior Football League, the North Metro Jaguars, and the Northern Youth Football Association. Additionally, Coach McClure holds several instructor/coaching certifications including the NCCER Master Instructor and ASTD CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance).  Bryan works full time as a Sr. Training Manager for a large international construction company based in Colorado.



Lee Madrid
Freshmen RBs/LBs

 Coach Madrid is in his second year with the Mountain Range staff.  Entering his 27th season of coaching football, Coach Madrid has spent his entire adult life helping to strengthen the lives of young men. He takes pride in an approach that teaches the skills to not only suceed on the field but in life. Coach Madrid most recently coached in Thornton Junior Football League. He is married to Margie and has three children Angela, Miranda and Nicholas.


John Hessler
The Coach


Jenny Van Meter
Athletic Trainer



Former Head Coaches

Joe Bravo

Joe Bravo coached for 16 years coaching at the varsity level. During this time, he had been the head coach at Mountain Range High School, defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Northglenn High School, linebackers coach at Overland High School, and defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Horizon High School. Bravo has been fortunate enough to coach in the state playoff brackets at the 5A level during seven of these seasons, reaching the state championship game in 1995 at Overland High School. His proudest moment as an educator and coach was being the 2008 recipient of the Dominic Capra Award for the Adams County Five Star Schools. He was the first head coach at Mountain Range forming the foundation of the program. In the three years he was the head coach, he led the varsity program to a 14-16 combined record and the team from 3A to 5A football.

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Head Coach

 Coach Davey was named the head coach of Mountain Range beginning with the 2009 season. Coach Davey grew up and graduated from Steamboat Springs H.S. in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He went on to play football and baseball for one year at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska. After one year he transferred to UNC-Greeley where he played baseball for three years. Coach Davey has a Bachelors Degree in Biology with an Emphasis in Education from UNC-Greeley and a Master’s Degree in Administration and Education from the University of Phoenix. He began his coaching career as a one year volunteer in Windsor, Colorado. He continued coaching in Windsor for two more years before moving to Denver. While living in Denver, he has coached 4 years at Westminster High School and 2 years at Mountain Range prior to being named head coach. He will be entering his 8th fall in 2014 as a high school football coach here at Mountain Range. His inspiration for coaching comes from his loving wife and daughters. Leah is an CPA for a private firm in downtown Denver, while their daughter Chandler will turn 7 on July 11, 2014 and Shayne will turn 4 on August 5th 2014. Both girls are quite the cheerleaders for dad and the MUSTANGS! Davey lead the Mustangs to their best 5A season in the fall of 2013.  The Mustangs finish with a 5-0 conference record to win the Front Range Conference title.  The team posted a 9-2 record overall and won their first playoff game in school history.