Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Collins

Welcome everyone, I hope you had a wonderful and restful summer and are ready for 2020/2021!

A little bit about me:

I am extremely excited to be entering my 3rd year at the Deer Valley Unified School District and my first at Deer Valley Middle School.  I grew up in AZ and went to several schools in the Peoria School District.  I am married with two boys ages 18 and 15, and an 11 year old daughter. All of my children attend schools in the Deer Valley District.  I am extrmely excited about how close I will be living to the Deer Valley Middle School community.  


I have an Associates Degree from Glendale Community College, undergraduate degree from Arizona State University in Secondary education (6-12 Social Studies) and a Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration and Coaching from Concordia University Irvine.  I am in my second course of my Doctorate and am having a blast being back in school! This will be my 12th year teaching, but my first year with Deer Valley Middle School. I am extremely excited to help Principal Backus fuflil his vision of the school.

My Interests and Hobbies:

I coach Varsity football at Cortez High School and we look to be very competitive this year!  I have coached MS and HS sports in the valley for well over 12 years.  I love watching ASU football, Arizona Christian University football, OUAZ football and Arizona Cardinals football.  The Sun's look promising this year as well and I am excited to see how they play!  


I am excited meet all of you this year!  GO COLTS!