Scott Schepens: JV Head Coach
Coach Schepens starts his 4th season coaching at Capo Valley working with the offensive line. He also serves as junior varsity head coach. In addition, he works as a social science teacher at Capo. He also helps as an assistant coach for both wrestling and is the boys head track coach.
Prior to joining Capo, Coach Schepens spent five previous seasons coaching at Anaheim High School where he worked in various coaching positions. He also served as the head varsity wrestling coach for two seasons.
Coach Schepens is a graduate of Chapman University where he played college football and received his B.A. in Liberal Studies. He then went on to Claremont Graduate University where he received his M.A. in U.S. History. He finally finished his educational training by receiving a teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach.
Coach Schepens is a resident of Lake Forest where he lives with his lovely wife Abby. When he is not busy coaching or grading papers Coach Schepens enjoys being active with outdoor sports and weight lifting.
Coach Schepens is excited to be a part of the Capo family and he is looking forward to another successful and rewarding season.
Vince Mouleart: Offensive Coordinator
Coach Mouleart begins his fourth season on the Cougar staff working with the Receivers and Special Teams. This will be his second year as the Offensive Coordinator for the JV team. He previously was at Aliso Niguel High School for six years where he coached Receivers, Special Teams and served as the JV Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator.
Prior to joining the high school coaching ranks, he was a mainstay in the youth sports programs in the area coaching football, baseball and soccer. He is a resident of Aliso Viejo where he lives with his lovely wife Gail. They are proud parents of two great young adults Joe and Danielle.
Coach Mouleart is excited to see the continued development of the players and is looking forward to another successful season.
Jens Forster: Offensive Line
Jens Forster enters his 12th season with his alma mater Capo Valley and 20th overall. Coach Forster attended Capo Valley from 1993 to 1997 and was a member of the 1995 and 1996 varsity football teams. The 1995 team won a share of the South Coast League title and in 1996 Coach Forster was the Most Improved player for the Cougars. Coach Forster started his coaching career in 1998 at Capo when Head Coach Dave Brown asked him to help the freshman level and stayed on for 4 years helping develop young Cougar linemen. Coach left the Cougars from 2002 to 2009 and he helped Estancia, Tesoro, and Aliso Niguel high schools. Coach Forster came home to Capo in 2010 and has enjoyed helping the Cougars grow into perennial contenders for league and CIF titles again with Coach Bucher’s staff and our homegrown Cougar talent. Coach Forster is excited to see what this year’s team will do after building on the success of last year’s CIF Finalist squad.
Coach Forster has a history degree from Cal State Fullerton and is the Boys Locker room attendant here are Capo Valley. Coach Forster enjoys traveling, particularly seeing America at NASCAR races (Go Kyle Busch!). He also enjoys barbequing and attending country music concerts during his time away from Capo Valley.
Steve Paris: Running Backs
This is Coach Paris’ second year at Capo Valley after spending the previous six years coaching the linebackers at Aliso Niguel HS. He is a graduate of Granite Hills High School in San Diego County where he was a standout running back. From there, Coach Paris played at both Oregon State and San Jose State universities. He also participated in 2 bowl games while playing at SJSU. Steve later returned to Granite Hills to begin his coaching career and was the head coach of the Eagles for three seasons. He has been coaching for almost 30 years, during which time he has coached the WRs at West Hills High School, the QBs and WRs at San Jose State University, and the running backs at the University of San Diego. Coach Paris lives in Aliso Viejo with his lovely wife, Lisa, and their three children, Tyler, Kyle, and Katrina. Kyle, a former All-CIF player at Aliso Niguel, is currently a running back at South Dakota State University.
Josh Tribe: Quarterback’s Coach
Coach Tribe is entering his 22nd year coaching high school football and his 8th with Capistrano Valley. During that time, he has primarily coached the quarterbacks and receivers while spending a few seasons working with the defensive side of the ball. He has been fortunate enough to coach many of those teams into the playoffs including runs to the semifinals and championship game. In his time as the offensive coordinator at Capo he has worked with some outstanding athletes that have earned All-League, League MVP, and All-CIF honors. He is excited about this enthusiastic group of players at Capistrano Valley and is looking forward to seeing them develop as teammates, exceed their individual expectations for performance, and reaching their team goal.
He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a minor in mathematics. Since earning his teaching credential and masters in education, he has been a teacher for Capistrano Unified for the past 12 years. He is starting his fourth year teaching in the math department at Capistrano Valley.
Coach Tribe is married and has two children. His wife Danielle is a teacher at Chino Hills High School and runs the competitive dance program. His children Sophia (9) and Ben (6) can usually be found wrestling with each other or pulling on the ears of their favorite basset hound Walter.
Sean White: Defensive Coordinator
Sean was born and raised in Lake Forest where he attended El Toro High School and was a 3 year varsity player at defensive end. He went on and played middle linebacker and won the Jerry D award which was given to the most committed player to the program.
Sean went on to coach freshmen at El Toro, varsity linebackers at Aliso Niguel High school and the varsity line coach at Trabuco Hills. When Sean isn’t coaching he is watching the Dodgers, USC Trojans, the 49ers and the Anaheim Ducks. Sean is excited to enter his 3rd season at Capo as defensive line coach and is recognized by the California Coaches Association as the coach of the year.
Jake Van Every: Linebackers
Jacob Van Every is very excited to start his 3nd year coaching at Capo Valley. Coach Van Every graduated Capo in 2012 where he started at Outside Linebacker for the 2011-2012 Playoff team. Jacob is currently attending Saddleback, in pursuit of a business degree. When Jacob is not coaching nor at school, he is working or playing pickup basketball with friends.
James Berry: Defensive Backs / Special Teams
Coach Berry was born and raised in Orange County where he attended rival Dana Hills High School and was a three-year Varsity two-way player and team captain. He went on to play at local Saddleback Community College where his career was cut short due to injuries. At Saddleback he found his love for Defense and Coaching. After being sidelined for the remainder of the season, he followed and watched his favorite coach (coach Crapo) and really learned another way to stay on the field and continue his passion for football.
Coach Berry started coaching Freshman 5 years ago at rival San Clemente as the Defensive Back Coach and Freshman Assistant Defensive Coordinator. He then moved on to coach at Capo Valley for the 2014-15 season. He is currently the Defensive Back Coach for Capo Valley High School.
Coach Berry lives in Mission Viejo with his beautiful fiancé, Megan, and loving pitbull Mack.