Fall Coaching Staff

Girls Badminton Head Coach- Jason Rhone

This is Coach Rhone’s 17th year teaching at Queen Creek High School. He has also been involved in coaching softball, basketball and badminton for over 10 years. He has also helped coach boys volleyball. He is a native of Arizona and has seen a lot of change in the Queen Creek area since living here.

Coach Rhone is married with four children. He has a degree in Education from Ottawa University and a Master’s in Physical Education from Arizona State University. In his free time he enjoys being with his family, watching sports and running.

Contact: Email: jrhone@qcusd.org


Cross Country Head Coach- Shaun Hardt

Coach Shaun Hardt has been coaching cross country and track & field at QCHS for over 10 years and has taught biology for over five. He graduated from Payson High School in 1983 as a four-year letterman in football, basketball, track and baseball. He holds the school record in the mile and was a member of the 1982 state champion football team. He graduated from NAU with a bachelors in elementary education while also playing football and receiving honors. He then went on to complete his masters in educational administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix.

Coach Hardt has also coached in Springerville, taught and coached in the Payson Unified School District, taught and coached at Round Valley High School and for the Florence Unified School District.

As a coach at QC, he’s won the state championship in track & field 10 times, seven for girls and three for boys. He’s been selected as Coach of the Year for both basketball and track and also serves as the Boys Selection Chair and Head Coach for the Arizona All Star Track Team.

He has been married for over 25 years and has six children, three girls and three boys. Three of them have received DI college scholarships for track and field. He also breaks horses and likes to rope. He enjoys fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and serving in his church. He is a fifth generation Arizonan.

Contact: Email: shardt@qcusd.org

Football Head Coach- Joe Germaine
Coach Joe Germaine is back at the helm of the Queen Creek football program after a small time away from the head coaching position. In his two-year stint from 2010-2012, Germaine led the Bulldogs to their first undefeated season and state championship in 2012. His record in those three years was 34-5.
Coach Germaine started his young football career at Mountain View High School in Mesa as a quarterback and then, after a year at Scottsdale Community College, played collegiate ball at Ohio State. He led the Buckeyes to a defeat of Arizona State his junior year in the 1997 Rose Bowl and was named the game’s MVP. In his senior season in 1998, Germaine broke 11 school records and was named the Big Ten Conference MVP. He was selected to the Ohio State All-Century team in 2000. He went on to play professionally for the St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs and the Cincinnati Bengals. He won a Super Bowl ring his rookie season with the Rams as the backup quarterback to Kurt Warner.
He began his coaching experience at Basha and MCC in 2008-2009 as a QB coach. He returned to Queen Creek in 2015 as the offensive coordinator and stayed with the team through 2018.
Coach Germaine is married to his wife, Natalie, and they have four kids- Jackson (14), Crew (11), Mitt (7) and Gia (3).
Contact: Email- jgermaine10@yahoo.com

Golf Head Coach- Leo Maes
 We are excited to welcome Coach Leo Maes to our QCHS coaching staff as the newest girls and boys head golf coach. Coach Maes grew up in Chandler, AZ and has been coaching high school golf for the past seven years. For the last three years, he was the assistant coach for the men’s and women’s golf teams at Mesa Community College. He is currently also the head golf coach at Glendale Community College. Coach Maes says “he love teaching and coaching the game of golf at any level”.


Contact: Email: lmaes3@yahoo.com

Pom Head Coach- Bailey Moore

Coach Moore has danced since she was young and was in a competition dance studio until she was 14 or 15 and then decided to put her focus into ballet. She spent 2.5 years at a pre-professional ballet school in Seattle. She also trained at Ballet Arizona for two years and performed in some professional ballets. After that she fell in love with teaching dance at an orphanage in Mexico and got her degree in dance education from ASU.

She has worked a lot with high school aged students and teaches at the Arizona Dance Studio, but this is her first time as a high school coach. She is in her second year as the pom head coach at QCHS.

“I’m really looking forward to helping the dancers set and reach their goals. That is the most exciting part of teaching and coaching in general. The girls here have awesome goals regarding technique and performance and are really motivated and love to dance.”

Spiritline Head Coach- Bree Bint

Coach Bint was born and raised in Queen Creek, Arizona. She was a cheerleader for 12 years, starting at Queen Creek Middle School. She then attended Queen Creek High school and went on to cheer at Northern Arizona University, where she received her bachelors degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. This year will be her 10th year coaching and first at Queen Creek.
 “I could not be more honored to be coaching the program I was once in. I am excited to be giving these athletes a coach who has not only been through this program, but to give them the experience I had as a Queen Creek High cheerleader.”
Coach Bint has been married to her husband for two years and just recently moved back to the valley from Michigan.

Swim Head Coach- Bear Behrman

Bear grew up in Arizona where he swam both in club and in high school at Mesa High. He swam in the state meet all four years of high school and still holds school records at Mesa High and Viewmont High. After high school, he left for a two-year LDS Mission to Germany and Switzerland.  When he returned from his mission he married his wife Tycee (who is also a swimmer) and attended school at Arizona State University.  There he competed on the swim and triathlon teams while earning his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.  Bear and Tycee have been married eight years and have three beautiful children.  Their daughter, Berlyn, loves to swim as well.  They also have two sons-Bridger and Boston.  Bear has over 10 years of teaching and coaching experience with swimmers of all ages, from teaching at Aqua-Tots to coaching at Mesa Aquatics Club.  He loves everything to do with swimming and continually seeks to improve not only as a swimmer but as a coach as well.  He enjoys watching swimmers improve and helping them to reach their goals.
Dillan Keith-Assistant Coach
Coach Keith is  in his fifth year of coaching swim at his alma mater. During his tenure the high school has experienced multiple individual state championships and school records. He has experience coaching ages ranging from 11-75. He’s been a club coach for Mesa Aquatics Club and Lifetime Fitness, working with various groups ranging from beginner to master level. As an athlete, Dillan has swam for four different clubs her in the valley, exposing himself to multiple disciplines and philosophies regarding skill acquisition and strategy. Dillan loves to see athletes gain confidence in the water and build their efficacy within the sport. He looks forward to perpetuating the tradition of success established at Queen Creek High School.
Jackie Ray- Assistant Coach
Dive Head Coach- Sarah Crosby

Girls Volleyball Head Coach- Erica Crismon

Playing career: Coach Crismon played four years at Brigham Young University on a full-ride scholarship. She played outside hitter for two years and opposite for two years. She won Mountain West Conference Honors all four years of play. She helped lead her team to the Elite 8 her senior year, where she won All-American Honorable Mention. She went straight from that senior season to playing professional volleyball overseas. She played a season in Puerto Rico, playing for the Vaqueras in Bayamon (2008). Then she played for VCW in Wiesbaden, Germany (2009), Pallokarhut in Kuusamo, Finland (2010) and then back to Puerto Rico to play for the Valencianas of Juncos (2011).

Coaching career: Coach Crismon has always been a student of the game. She started coaching camps in college, spending her summers coaching for Gold Medal Squared all over the nation. After her professional playing career, she moved to Arizona to coach college. She coached as the volunteer assistant at Arizona State University for Jason Watson (2011). During that time, she also coached club at Club Red (13’s and 17’s age group). She spent a year coaching at Seton Catholic High School, where they won the state championship. After that, she spent 4 years right here at Queen Creek High School. Alongside coaching the girls, she started the boys volleyball program. After spending the 2015 season as an assistant coach at Arizona State University, she returned to Queen Creek to coach the girls to the State Championship match in 2017. In 2018, the girls moved up to 6A and returned to the state playoffs.

Turner Beall- Assistant Coach

Coach Beall is also our boys head volleyball coach and has helped with the girls program for the last few years.

Unified Football & Soccer Coach- Richard Eames
Contact: Email-  reames2@qcusd.org