Coaches and Trainers

Head Coach: John Payne

Coach John Payne will be the head coach of the Frosh/Soph team as well the Defensive Back coach.  Last year Coach Payne was apart of the varsity staff where he coached the wide receivers as well as the outside linebackers.  Coach Payne hopes to help develop the young players and instill a winning attitude in his players. This will be Coach Payne’s 8th year coaching, where he spent 4 years as a coach for Los Altos, and now 4 years for Mountain View.   


Coach Payne has played football since he was a little kid where he participated in pop warner. He attended Live Oak High School where he played 4 years of football as a tight end.  As a junior his team played in the CCS Championship game. After high school he went to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.