Coach Stapleton comes to FCHS with a lot of experience in teaching and coaching. He has taught special education at Scott High School in Taylor Mill, KY for the last four years, and previously spent a year as a special education teacher at Mason County Middle School before that.
Chris is a 2005 graduate of Mason County High School. He was a member of the 2003 KHSAA State championship team, and 2004 KHSAA state runner-up team during his time at Mason County. He received a bachelor’s degree in Sports Business from NKU in 2010, and his Masters of Arts in Teaching Special Education from the University of the Cumberland’s in 2012. Chris is also currently finishing up his Rank I certification in School Counseling through the University of the Cumberland’s.
Coach Stapleton has been the head JV coach, and varsity assistant at Scott High School for the last three years, helping the Eagles finish as 2017 KHSAA state semi-finalist, and 2017 10th region champions this past season. Coach Stapleton has also served as freshman head coach and varsity assistant at Mason County for two seasons (2012-2014), and started his coaching career at Pendleton County High School (2010-2012) for two seasons serving as the 7th/8th grade head coach and varsity assistant.
Coach Stapleton plans on residing in the Maysville/Flemingsburg area.