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Head Football Coach Joey Fernandez is a 1988 alumni of St. Michael’s High School. After graduating from St. Michael's he attended the University of New Mexico on a football scholarship. He graduated from UNM in 1993 with a BS in Physical Education. He began his football coaching career at St. Michael's in the fall of 1993 as an assistant coach. In 1997, he was named the Boys and Girls Track and Field coach and he also started his St. Michael's teaching career. He became head football coach in 2002. His teams have accumulated a total of 7 state championships in these sports. Fernandez became the all time winningest football coach in St. Michael's history on October 15th 2011 surpassing Salvador Perez and has accumulated 114 wins in 12 years as head coach.

Joey is the proud father to six children (All Horsemen), Joel (2011), Jordan (2014), Joliaunna (2015), Jocelyn (2017), Joey (2018) and Joelyn (2019) and grandfather to Kaylee.
2018-2019 Coaching Staff
Varsity Head Coach: Joey Fernandez
Asst Coach: Trace Spoonhoward
Asst Coach: Joey Butler
Asst Coach: Kevin Hauck
C Team Coach: Matt Fernandez
C Team Asst: Mateo Rael
Junior High Coach: Stephen Pacheco
Junior High Coach: Gerard Matthews
Volunteer Coach: Jerry Archuleta
Volunteer/Manager: Jojo Padilla

Coach Fernandez


State Titles: 6

1940's, 1964, 1972, 2003, 2007, 2012
State Runner Up: 7
1954, 1955, 1958, 1970, 2004, 2011