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New high school in Happy Valley will kick off its first season at the end of August.

COURTESY PHOTOS - Fall season varsity coaches at the new Adrienne C. Nelson High School are (clockwise from top left) Aaron Hazel (football), Lisa McBee (volleyball), Anton Clifford (cross country), Michelle McHone (girls soccer) and Lisa Harings (boys soccer).It's time to meet the Class of 2020-21 at Adrienne C. Nelson High School.

Not the brand-new high school's first senior class — those students won't graduate for more than nine months.

No, in this case, we're talking about the Hawks' first set of varsity coaches, which in the fall season includes coaches for football, volleyball, boys and girls soccer, and boys and girls cross country.

So, as the Hawks get ready to launch their inaugural seasons at Nelson — located at 14897 S.E. Parklane Drive in Happy Valley — here's a look at the school's fall season head coaches.

Aaron Hazel

Aaron Hazel

Sport: Football

Coaching Background: Varsity assistant at La Salle Prep 2004, assistant coach at Skyview High School in Vancouver 2005-2014), head coach at La Salle Prep 2014-2021. 

Coaching Accomplishments: "I have had the privilege of coaching in some really competitive games against some tremendous football players and coaches, but far and away my greatest coaching accomplishment is seeing former players as tremendous husbands and great fathers, and hearing from them that the lessons they learned on the football field have had a positive effect on their adult life."

Lisa McBee

Lisa McBee

Sport: Girls Volleyball

Coaching Background: Varsity coach at Clackamas High School 2018–2021, JV coach Clackamas 2017, JV2 coach Clackamas 2014-2017, U14 NCVBC coach 2014-2018, club coach for junior high, U14 ad U16 since 2006.

Coaching Accomplishments: "The most important thing for me is for an athlete learning and understanding their value and what they bring to the sport. Being a part of their journey is a privilege."

Lisa Harings

Lisa Harings

Sport: Boys Soccer

Coaching Background: Varsity assistant at Forest Grove High School 2019-20 and 2020-21; Competitive Coach for Santos FC in Washington County.

Coaching Accomplishments: Led Forest Grove to Class 6A state semifinals in both 2018 and 2019; Harings was named Oregon Youth Soccer Association Boys Competitive Coach of the Year in 2020.

Michelle McHone

Michelle McHone

Sport: Girls Soccer

Coaching Background: Clackamas High School head coach  2019-20 and 2020-21. Competitive coach for Clackamas United Soccer Club 2016-present. Obtained a "C" license from the United States Soccer Federation in 2019.

Coaching Accomplishments: In her two years at Clackamas, the Cavaliers went 11-2-0 in Mt. Hood Conference play and 13-11-2 overall.

Anton Clifford

Anton Clifford

Sport: Cross Country (boys and girls)

Coaching Background: Six years at Clackamas High School, including the last four as head coach.

Coaching Accomplishments: Led Clackamas' boys and girls team to Class 6A state meet berths each of the past four seasons, including an eighth-place finish for the Cavalier boys in 2019.

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