Varsity Head Coach Lance Ramer
Lance Ramer is completely invested in the Maclay Community as the Head Football Coach, Middle School Dean of Students, Math Teacher and Asst. Athletic Director. His love of academics and athletics started when he was in elementary school playing football, basketball and baseball. Coach Ramer was an All-Section and All-County player at Suffern High School in New York. He then went onto to play 4 years of football and 2 years of baseball at the University of Rochester in upstate New York. During his college career, Coach Ramer amassed many honors including 1st Team All-American. He earned All-League honors three times and was named to three All-American teams as a senior. He finished his career in the top 5 of virtually every defensive category. He then went onto play professional football in the AFL and CIFL for the Rochester Brigade and NY/NJ Revolution.
Having been a Head Coach since the age of 29, Coach Ramer is now in his 12th season as a Head Football Coach. As a complete educator, he is most proud of helping young men reach their full potential, both on and off the field. His enthusiasm and dedication to his craft as a leader, has helped him earn recognition as a Conference Coach of the Year Finalist, and Assistant Coach in the New Jersey North-South All-Star game.
Coach Ramer holds two master degrees with an M.A. in Coaching and Athletic Administration (2016) and an M.Ed. In Educational Leadership (2010). He is also certified through USA Football as a Player Safety Coach. He understands the importance of keeping the game safe for all players and the key is proper fundamentals and technique.
Coach Ramer lives the motto of the players don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. He is dedicated to Maclay Football and finished 2018 with an undefeated season. Coach Ramer was also named District Coach of the Year in 2018. He understands the process of building a program at an independent school where he has helped turnaround the two aforementioned programs, but he is destined to help bring Maclay to new heights, both on and off the field.
Coach Ramer married his college sweetheart Kristin where they met in Calculus in 1998 and were married in 2007 on Seneca Lake in Upstate NY. They have 2 boys, Landon (7, 2nd grade) and Grant (5, Kindergarten). Kristin is the Director of Clinical Research at TMH and the boys…well they are just being boys!
Varsity Coach Mark Williams
• 30th year coaching high school football.
• Played football for the University of Richmond.
• Moved to Tallahassee in 1992, taught and coached football at Lincoln HS where he was a part of the school’s first two state championship teams and a state runner up.
• This is Coach Williams’ 4th year with the Marauder football program.
• Coach Williams and his wife have 4 children and one grandchild.
Varsity Coach Matt Williams
• Lincoln High School Graduate 2011.
• Played Quarterback from 2007-2010.
• Studying at Tallahassee Community College/Education Major.
• Basketball Coach at Deerlake Middle School.
• 2nd year Coaching at Maclay QB, WR, RB, DB.
Varsity Coach Josh Cooper
• Nationally recognized political consultant and a world champion BBQ pit master.
• Prior to going into politics and television, Cooper was a two time all southern conference free safety at Furman University.
• Played his high school ball in Ohio, was a four year varsity starting QB and free safety at Indian Hill High School.
• Moved his business and family to Tallahassee shortly after the election of his client Rick Scott to the Governor’s office. Cooper has four children (Jake, Tessa, Kensie and Evie).
Coach Herbans Paul
• Played high school football in South Florida area at Immokalee High.
• Graduated from Florida State University.
• Former Florida State University defensive back 15-17.
• Orange Bowl and Independence Bowl champ.
• First year as an official coach, Coaching the WRs/DBs.
• Helped many kids earn full ride scholarships to study and to play at the next level.
Coach Evan Gentry
• North Florida Christian Graduate.
• 3 Time All-Big Bend, 2 Time All-State, 2011 State Champion.
• Attended the University of Sioux Falls. 4 year Starter at DE. 3 time All NSIC, 1 Time All- American. 3-time All-Academic NSIC.
• This is Evan’s first official year as a football coach. He will be coaching DL and helping with OL. He will also be assisting the head strength coach in the weight room.
• Currently a remote employee for KeyMedia Solutions, based out of Sioux Falls, SD, as a Digital Specialist.
Coach Demitrius Bradwell
• Born in Frankfurt, Germany. Raised in Fort Lauderdale, Fl area.
• Plantation High School graduate.
• Studied at Florida A&M University his first year of college and transferred to Pacific Lutheran University where he played WR shortly.
• Currently Studying Criminal Justice at Florida A&M University.
• Coached youth football at Chaires Eagles with the tiny mites.
• First year as an Official high school coach, will be hands on instructing the WR core.
Varsity Coach Jordan Davis
• 6th year coaching high school football.
• 6th year coaching at Maclay.
• Tallahassee native, played high school football under Coach Bill Ragans for 4 years.
• Played college football for Birmingham Southern College in Alabama.
• Graduate from FSU with Bachelor of Science in Business Management.