HEAD COACH OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS
Coach Shawn Raney begins his second year as the Head Football Coach at Spain Park High School. Coach Raney is a native of Erick , Oklahoma. He was a 2 year starter at strong safety at Northwestern Oklahoma State, where he received All-Conference awards and was twice selected as the conference Defensive Player of the Week. Raney also served as team captain.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Math Education at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1991.
He is married to the former Jennifer Hudson.
2013 - present Head Coach Spain Park High School
2010 - 2012 Defensive Coordinator Hoover High School
During Coach Raney's tenure at Hoover High School as defensive coordinator, Hoover allowed 10 points a game in 2010, 15 point per game in 2011, and 9 points per game in 2012. Hoover fielded the top rated defense in the state and won the state title in 2012, being runner up in 2010 and 2011.
2009 Oak Mountain High School
Coach Raney served as defensive coordinator.
2007 - 2008 Iowa State University, Defensive Backs Coach
Coach Raney coached at Iowa State for Head Coach Gene Chizik. Among Raney's former players at Iowa State was David Irons of the Atlanta Falcons.
2004 - 2006 UAB, Defensive Backs
1999 - 2003 Butler County Community College, Defensive Coordinator
Coach Raney was defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kansas. While at Butler, the Grizzlies won NJCAA National Championships in 1999 and 2003. In 2002 Butler led the nation in scoring defense. He had 5 players at Butler named to the All-American team.
Prior to 1999
His coaching career began at Oklahoma State as a graduate assistant before becoming defensive coordinator at Yukon (Okla.) High School where he spent 7 years. During those years, Yukon made five playoff appearances and finished as state runner-up in Oklahoma's largest class in 1997.