Vince D’ Aliesio: Vince “Coach D” D’Aliesio, grew up in Central Phoenix, spending nearly half his adult life coaching the game he loves at nearly every level, football! Vince was an undersized offensive linemen at Camelback High in the 80’s, a team captain, later playing football at Scottsdale Community College and also attending Paradise Valley Community College. Vince takes pride in being a product of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). Vince returned to Camelback as an unpaid freshman assistant as a college undergrad for his first football coaching job for the late Pete Kellen, later graduated from ASU, and continued this journey through eight high schools and three colleges. Vince also worked at Buena Vista College NCAA3 (Storm Lake, IA), Arizona State University, Ganesha High (Pomona, CA), North High, South Mountain, Brophy College Prep, Northpointe, St Mary’s, and Phoenix College as the Assistant Head Football Coach, Offensive Coordinator, Offensive Line Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, and a brief stint at Sunnyslope High, before deciding to return to school for a Master’s degree. Vince has a Pac-10 Championship Ring as a result of spending two seasons as a graduate assistant coach under the late Bruce Snyder, in what is arguably the most exciting and memorable season in ASU Football history, 1996. Vince earned a Master’s degree in Education from Northern Arizona University, and is currently the color commentator for Ottawa University NAIA Arizona Football, and does play by play for the men’s and women’s basketball programs. Vince also does color commentary for the Hohokam Junior College Athletic Conference Football teams. Vince is the PA announcer for Camelback High School and Campo Verde High School. Vince is married with three teenagers, and is a town councilmember in Carefree, Arizona. Vince is also a member of the Phoenix Union High School District Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee and the Arizona American Italian Club.
James Poovey begins his first journey as an on-air radio personality in August 2019, with the JV Sports Show. James grew up in Garland, Texas a suburb of Dallas. James was blessed with many talents; he has a long history in sports starting with his early childhood, playing soccer at age 5 to playing football in the 7th grade through his senior year at Lakehill Preparatory, class of 94’, in Dallas, Texas. James played many positions in football from offensive and defensive line, to linebacker and tight-end. After high school James attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. He relocated to the Valley of the Sun in 1999 while working for Southwest Airlines. James is also an accomplished musician. He started playing the drums at age 8 and has played for many bands, artists and organizations over the last 3 decades. He has had the honor of sharing the stage with various members of Bulletboys, Megadeth, Nazareth and Lee Ann Rimes, among others. James now plays on the worship team at Renovation Church in Phoenix. To add to his many talents, James knows his way around computers and specializes in IT. He is currently serving on Scottsdale Christian Academy’s IT Department with 13 years of overall experience in IT. In February 2007, James met his wife Tara and they tied the knot in October 2011. They are happily married with 3 beautiful children; Brecken 6, Dallas 3 and Jordyn 2. James started to have an interest in coaching and giving back to the game of football. He began his football coaching career at Phoenix Christian High School as a Defensive and Offensive Line Coach. Little did he know, after a 3-year coaching stint, James developed a passion for broadcasting and went on to be the Color Analyst for Red Mountain Football in 2016. This fall will be his 4th season at Red Mountain with his broadcast partner, Kevin Derryberry. James is the Ottawa University Arizona play-by-play voice on the NAIA network, alongside Vince D’ Aliesio. They also host the Mike Nesbit Show for OUAZ Football live from Buffalo Wild Wings in Surprise, Arizona. But it doesn’t stop there, James also does play-by-play for the Hohokam Junior College Athletic Conference Football teams. James is the AIA365 radio broadcast for the 5A & 6A Boys & Girls Championships Games as well as several Football playoff and championship games for the NFHS Network each Fall. It only took one game; Saguaro versus Westview in the 2015 AIA State Semi-Finals at Sunrise Mountain High School and he was hooked on broadcasting…stay tuned 😊