Phone: 623-445-5340


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors from University of Ottawa in Public Administration (2002) certification in Secondary Education University of Ottawa (2007)

Mr. Shaffer

    Welcome to the 23/24 school year!!  My name is Michael Shaffer (Coach Shaffer) and this is my 16th year Teaching, 6th year in the Deer Valley District and 6th year here at Stetson Hills where I am proud to be a Stallion and be a part of this team of teachers. 

    I started at a private school (Rancho Solano) There I tought P.E. in grades k-4. I also was the assistant Jr. high football and basketball coach. he next 10 years I was in the Peoria School District. Here I tought P.E. in grades k-8. I was the assistant basketball coach for 3 years and then eventually the head coach for the last 5 years. Currently I am entering my 6th year here in Deer Valley and will be the boys jr. high head basketball coach for my 6th year. 

 My family moved to Phoenix in 1973 from Rochester, N.Y. when I was just 5.  I attended elementary school in the Washington Elementary District k-8. For high school I went in the Glendale Union School District where I attended Cortez High School.  Go COLTS!!!  From there I attended Ottawa University where I recieved my bachelors in Public Administation. After a back surgery I was forced to change careers. This is what led me to teaching P.E. I have always loved sports and kids so here I am. Excited to start the new year!

     I am an advid sports fan. SUNS, COYOTES, CARDINALS, DIAMONDBACKS, and of course the SUN DEVILS!! 

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