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Huskies Freshmen Coaches

Coach Vaughan

Drew Vaughan - Freshman Head Coach

Coach Drew Vaughan is returning to the Horizon football staff as the Freshman Head Coach. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Education and History and has taught US and World History at Horizon for the past 9 years. Drew was an All-State Quarterback at Wickenburg High School in 2006 and 2007 and 3A State Runner-up in 2006. He was Varsity Passing Game Coordinator, Quarterbacks, and Wide Receivers coach at Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee, Arizona from 2009-2017 including Mountain Pointe's D1 State Championship in 2013. Drew was also Varsity Quarterbacks coach at Horizon for the 2018 and 2019 seasons and Head JV Coach in 2019 with a record of 7-2. Coach Vaughan and his wife Megan are expecting their first child this season.

Coach Tomas

James Tomas

Coach James Tomas comes from Garfield, New Jersey where he was a 3 year letterman in Football, Basketball and Track. Started the Jr Huskies Football Program back in the Fall of 2013 and continues to lead the program to the present day. Began coaching the Freshman Team at Horizon High School in the Fall of 2014 to the present day. Coach Tomas has a son, Jacob, who graduated from Horizon high School in 2017.

Coach Westrick

Lucas Westrick

Coach Lucas Westrick is from Milton Wisconsin and grew up playing football. He played on the offensive and defensive line through high school. Graduated in 2003 and then went UW-Parkside and played Rugby. Coach moved to Arizona in 2005 to pursue a golf career. He has seen his passion for the game of football return with his kids. In 2017 coach started assisting with the Junior Husky Football Program. Last year was his first official year coaching as the Offensive and Defensive Line Coach for the Horizon Husky Freshman Team. Coach Westrick and his wife Molly have three children, one daughter Beau, and two sons Gates and Slate.


Chris Becker - Defensive Coach


Tre Hickem


Ryan Eckholm