Athletics

About

Nickname | Patriots
School Colors | Red, White, and Blue
League | Tri County Conference
Classification Size | 188
Class | Division D

Athletic Staff

  • Erik Johnson Athletic Director & Football Coach 517-451-4581 x102

    Hello, I’m Erik Johnson the Athletic Director, Head Football Coach and Physical Education/Health teacher here at Britton Deerfield Schools.

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  • Darren Shiels Boys Basketball Coach

    I am the proud coach of the BD Patriots Boys Basketball team.  I grew up and live in Britton, Michigan.  I am married (Kelly) and have two sons (Cole & Logan).  I was a member of the inaugural BD football team.  I have been coaching high school basketball at Britton/Deerfield since 1996.  I run our family business Magic Fountain Auto wash & Mini Storage with my brother (Devin) and our father (Dennis).  We are all proud members of these great communities.  Go Patriots! 

  • Kim Gall Girls Basketball Coach

    I am privileged to coach the BD girls basketball teams. I graduated from Britton High School in 1974 and returned ‘home’ to Britton in 2018 after retiring from teaching Sport Management and Physical Education courses at Geneva College (PA). I served as the head coach of women’s basketball and women’s tennis at Geneva College from 1980-1994. I also served as head women’s basketball coach at Calvin University (MI) from 2000-2003. I enjoy coaching and working with young women, helping them to develop in their skills and knowledge of basketball.

  • Jeffery Scott Girls Basketball Coach 517-451-4581 x111

    I grew up in Ypsilanti, Michigan on a curvy hill called Snow Road. I have many wonderful memories of that small house that was full of love, excitement, and joy. I now reside in Milan, Michigan, which is about 20 minutes south of Ypsilanti.

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  • Andrew Clark Baseball Coach (517) 451-4581 x138

    I graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in secondary education (mathematics / computer science) as well as Siena Heights University where I received my Master’s of Arts degree in middle level education.

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  • Bob Griffin Cross Country Coach

    I’ve lived in the Britton Deerfield community since 1980. Graduated from Britton in 1984. I work as a Project Manager for Washtenaw County. I’ve been involved with BDXC since 2009 when my daughter was on the team and have been coaching both the Cross Country and Girls Varsity Track teams since 2017

  • Dustin Longnecker Boys Track & Field Coach 517-447-3015 x239

    I’m an Eastern Michigan University Graduate. My grandmother was a secretary for Deerfield schools from 76-2000. My grandfather graduated from Deerfield in 1953. Super happy to be a part of this school district and community. 

  • Haley Smith Volleyball Coach

    I grew up in Adrian, Michigan and graduated from Adrian High School in 2015. Went to William Penn University in Iowa on a volleyball scholarship and graduated in 2019 with bachelor’s degree in sociology. I work at Maurice Spears Campus full time and the director of YMCA Hitters travel volleyball club

  • Brenton Shiels Boys JV Basketball Coach

    I was born and raised in Adrian Michigan and graduated from Lenawee Christian School in 2008 and attended Ferris State University. I worked at BD as a special education aide from 2013-2015. During my time working for the school, I joined my cousin’s (Darren) BD varsity boys coaching staff as an assistant in 2014 and have coached every year since. My Father, Uncle, Grandfather, and Grandmother all graduated from Britton, as well as my own high school basketball coach.

  • Carrie Griffin Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

    My name is Carrie Griffin. I am a lifelong resident of the Britton community and have worked as a paraprofessional at BD for ten years. My goal as a coach is to create a life long love for basketball.

  • Jozie Scott Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

    My name is Jozilea (Jozie) Scott, and I am grateful to be the Britton Deerfield Middle School girl’s basketball coach. I graduated from Britton Deerfield in 2018, while being a three sport athlete for all my years attending BD. It is my great pleasure to return and give back to the school that did so much for me. I am currently a student at Eastern Michigan University studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. My love for basketball started when I was young, and only grew during my countless hours in the gym. I have helped coach many different basketball teams at all different levels. With that being said, I look forward to instilling young women with the love and knowledge of basketball!

Upcoming Events

  • 1 Mar
    • Britton Deerfield Schools BKB G MS Home Mason HS (Erie)
      Date: Mar 1
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Calendar: BD Athletic Calendar
      Facility: Deerfield Gym FROM: 4:30 PM TO: 7:00 PM Visit https://britton-deerfields.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI492299303/eventid/72263845 for more information!
    • Britton Deerfield Schools BKB G V Home Whiteford MS/HS (JV / Varsity )
      Date: Mar 1
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: 201 College Ave Britton, MI 49229
      Calendar: BD Athletic Calendar
      Facility: Britton Gym FROM: 5:30 PM TO: 9:00 PM Visit https://britton-deerfields.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI492299303/eventid/72265021 for more information!
  • 3 Mar
    • Britton Deerfield Schools BKB G MS Away Morenci High School
      Date: Mar 3
      Time: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Calendar: BD Athletic Calendar
      Visit https://britton-deerfields.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI492299303/eventid/72263849 for more information!
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  • 5 Mar