Steve Mask - Varsity Football
Steve Mask was hired to become the Head Football Coach at St. Paul’s on January 2, 2012. He has served as defensive coordinator for the Saints the last 3 years helping the Saint’s to an overall record of 27-8 and Regional Champions for all 3 years. His defensive teams have consistently ranked among the best in region 1 and across the state.
Prior to coming to St. Paul’s he spent 15 successful years as a head coach and athletic director. At Bradshaw High School he led the Bruins to 3 playoff appearances and the school’s first ever Region Championship as well as their first play-off win in the school’s history. After 5 years at Bradshaw, Steve spent 5 years at Buckhorn High school where the Bucks made the playoffs in 3 of those years. He led them to their highest ranking ever in the state polls in 1999.
In 2002, Steve went to Colbert County High School and the Indians had 5 great years. In 2002 the Indians were runner-up state champions with a record of 12-3. With 52 wins in 5 years it also included berths in 2 semifinals appearances and 2 in the quarter finals. As an assistant coach at Colbert County from 1979 Steve was part of 3 state championship games and the Indians were State Champions in 1979 and 1985. He also was an assistant for the basketball team that was State Champions in 1981. The Indians won over 125 games in the decade of the 80’s and had 9 region titles. After retirement from Alabama schools, Steve spent 2 years at East Coweta High School serving as offensive coordinator and helped lead the Indians to the state playoffs for both years.
Steve has been named the Huntsville Times Coach of the Year in 1997 and 1999. He was also named the Times Daily Coach of the year in 2002 and the Region 8 Coach of the Year in 2004. He served as a founding board member for the Alabama Football Coaches Association. In May of 2011 he was selected to become a member of the Colbert County Sports Hall of Fame. Steve has 2 children, Brett, who is a football coach at Florence High and Hannah, who is a reporter for the Times Daily in Florence.