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LaBrian Stewart 334/794-1410, ext 275 Email
  Traci Newton 334/794-1410, ext 268 Email

LaBrian  Stewart
Head Coach

LaBrian K. Stewart was named Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Northview High School in February 2012 after serving as an assistant football coach at Prattville High School since 2008. During his tenure at Prattville, Stewart helped the Lions to two 6A State Championships (2008 and 2011) and three AHSAA Super 6 apperances (2008, 2009, and 2011).

Coach Stewart has returned to Northview as he was an assistant football coach with the Cougars in 2007.  During that time, he helped guide Northview to its first winning season (6-4) since 2000.  LaBrian came to Northview the first time from Bullock County High School, where he was the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach from 2004-2007.  In addition to coaching at Northview, he was teaching Business Technology Essentials and ACCESS Distance Learning. Prior to that, in 2003, Stewart was an assistant coach at his Alma Matter, Tallassee High School where he coached the offensive line and taught Algebra.

LaBrian’s coaching career began at Horseshoe Bend School in New Site, Alabama where he coached the offensive line and taught Geometry and Pre Algebra. Coach Stewart has a degree in Business Administration from Tuskegee University and played collegiate football for the Golden Tigers winning three SIAC Championships, one HBCU National Championship, two Pioneer Bowl Championships, and had an undefeated season (12-0) in 2000.

Coach LaBrian K. Stewart is certified and highly qualified to teach Business Education and Physical Education (K-12). He is the oldest of two children and the son of Dr. Keith Stewart, Superindendant of Bullock County Schools and Sidney Lanier High School Special Education teacher Andrea Stewart who are both from Tallassee, Alabama. LaBrian enjoys sports, music and watching televison. He has three children, Miquon (15), Laniah (8), and LaBrian Jr. (2).


Janasky Fleming
Assistant Coach

Janasky Fleming is entering his 18th year in education and his 14th year at Northview.  He is the head 9th grade football coach and assists varsity on Friday nights.  

Fleming graduated from Dothan High School in 1990.  Following high school, he signed a football scholarship with Wingate College (N.C.) and played for one year.  In 1991, Fleming walked on the FAMU Baseball team and spent one year with the Rattlers. Following that year, he transferred to Troy State University and played football for two years (92-93) under Troy legend, Larry Blakeney.

He graduated from Troy State University with a Secondary Education-Social Science Comprehensive Degree in 1995. Fleming received his Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Troy University-Dothan in 2003.

Fleming's 1st year of coaching was at Enterprise High School. The next 4 years, he taught and coached at Northview High School. The following 2 years he spent at Carver Middle School. Fleming has spent the last 10 years at Northview High School.

He is married to Tamika Fleming and they have two children, Jaelin (Northview) and Jalia (Montana Magnet).  


David Forrester
Assistant Coach


Roy Dawkins
Assistant Coach

Roy Dawkins is entering his 2nd year at Northview High School (6th overall).  He coaches the defensive backs and is the defensive coordinator.  His first stint at Northview was 2007-2011.  During Dawkins' first tenure at Northview, he coached the defensive line, defensive backs and spent two years as the team's defensive coordinator. 

He went to Alabama State University in 2011 and spent two seasons coaching the Hornets' defensive backs.  In his first year, he helped Saeed Lee to post a career-high five interceptions and earn HBCU All-America honors by Boxtorow.com. 

Before moving to Dothan in 2007, Dawkins spent two seasons coaching the defensive backs at Raines High School in Jacksonville, Fla.  

Dawkins is a 1999 graduate of Alabama State University.  He spent his first four coaching seasons at Hayneville High School, where he was the defensive coordinator for two years. He spent his final two seasons at Hayneville as head coach.

The 2002-03 season brought Dawkins back to Montgomery as defensive backs coach at Lanier High School. He moved to Huntingdon College as defensive backs coach during the 2003-05 seasons.

Dawkins spent his entire college career with the Hornets (1993-96), becoming a three-year starter in the defensive backfield. Following his playing days, he started his coaching career with Alabama State where he served as a student assistant in 1997. He graduated from ASU with a degree in Physical Education.


DiShon Benjamin
Assistant Coach

DiShon Benjamin is entering his 17th year in education and his 14th season in coaching.   He graduated from TSUD in 1998 with a degree in Secondary Social Science.

He began his coaching career as a volunteer wide receivers coach at Northview High School in 2000.  After that season, he transferred to Girard Middle School where he became the Athletic Director, head football and head basketball coach by 2003. DiShon remained in those positions until 2010.

He returned to coaching in 2012 at NHS as varsity running backs coach and junior varsity boys basketball coach.  

DiShon is married to Shelley, and they are parents of Darby, Delani and Daegan!


Joel Harvin
Assistant Coach

Joel Harvin is entering his 5th year with the Northview High School football program and his 2nd year as offensive coordinator. In addition to being the offensive coordinator, he coaches the quarterbacks.  Prior to becoming an offensive coordinator, Harvin spent the 2012 season as the quarterbacks coach.  During the 2012 season, he coached Jalen Harris, the first QB in Northview history to have 2,000 passing yards and 1,000 yards rushing.  Jalen also set a school record with 17 passing TDs during that season.  

As offensive coordinator, Harvin's offense averaged 26.7 points per game and also set the single game scoring record with 52 points against Baldwin County.  

Prior to the 2012 season, Harvin spent the 2010-2011 seasons as the wide receivers coach.

Harvin has also served as JV / 9th grade baseball coach during his tenure with Northview.

He is a 2009 graduate of Valdosta State University where he received his Bachelors degree in Health and Physical Education. He spent the 2008-2009 season as a student assistant for the Blazers.  Harvin also spent part of the 2009-2010 season as a graduate assistant.  

Harvin has a wife (Jessica) and enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf.  He is currently teaching Physical Education at Northview. 


Seth Graham
Assistant Coach

 I am originally from small rural town in North West Alabama called Vernon. I graduated high school in 2006, and was blessed to play college baseball at Concordia College for a year. I was set to transfer to the University of Mobile the next year to continue playing baseball, but I suffered a career ending arm injury.

  I then transferred to Troy University to pursue a degree in Social Science Education. While at Troy I was a student coach with Troy University Softball under Melanie Davis for 3 years. I also at the same time enlisted in the Coast Guard Reserve, and completed my basic training at Cape May, New Jersey. Soon after graduating basic training I was deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While overseas I conducted Port Security Operations in the Arabian Gulf.

  Once I returned home from deployment I continued my education at Troy University. I graduated with my bachelors in social science education in May of 2013. I also was fortunate enough to be apart of the 4A 2013 Baseball State Championship staff at Charles Henderson High School.


Jonathan Rasberry
Assistant Coach

Jonathan Rasberry is a 2002 graduate of Houston County High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, and baseball throughout his four years of attendance.  Following graduation, Rasberry earned a baseball scholarship to Lurleen B. Wallace in Andalusia, Al. While at LBW, Rasberry started on the 2004 State Championship and World Series runner-up team. Upon completion at LBW, Rasberry attended Auburn University, majoring in Special Eduacation as a Collaborative K-12 teacher. Rasberry played baseball for the Auburn Tigers, as starting catcher in 20+ games. Rasberry graduated with his Bachelors degree in 2006 from Auburn University.

Rasberry's coaching career began in the fall of 2002 as a volunteer football assistant at Florala High School, where he worked with defensive backs and special teams through the 2003 season. During his time at Florala, he had to opportunity to coach with his father (Joe) and to coach his brother (Tyler) who was an all-state punter.

Rasberry's teaching career began at Auburn High School in the spring of 2007. He assisted in coaching the kickers during spring football. He also coached  the 9th grade baseball team, as well as the catchers for the varsity baseball team.

In the fall of 2007, Rasberry accepted the head baseball and assistant football coaching position at Escambia County High School. During football, he coached wide receivers and kickers. ECHS record was 7-3, hosting Elmore County in the first round. While at ECHS, Rasberry coached one RB with 1200 total yards and one all-conference kicker.

In the fall of 2008, Rasberry accepted the head baseball and assitant football coaching position at Andalusia High School to be closer to home. Initially, Rasberry was a RB coach the first year, coaching wide receivers the next 4 years. During the 2010 season, AHS went undefeated in regular season before losing in the first round. The following year (2011), AHS went 9-1 before losing in the first round.  During his tenure at AHS, Rasberry had three players persue college football careers, including Nico Johnson (UA/Kansas City Chiefs). In addition to football, Rasberry was head baseball coach for his 5 years at AHS. In 2013, he set the school record for wins in a season with 28.

Rasberry is entering his second year at Northview High School. He is an inclusion teacher, covering all subject areas. Rasberry is special teams coordinator as well as continuing to coach wide receivers. In his first year at NHS, four wide receivers signed scholarships. In addition to football, Rasberry will serve as the head varsity baseball coach.

Rasberry is married to the former Kimberly Santos, a 2004 graduate of Northview High School and former cheerleader and softball player. They have two daughters Kayleigh (21 months) and Ryleigh (1 month). 


Spencer Pybus
Assistant Coach