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Golf | Boys | Assistant Athletic Director
Golf | Girls
Volleyball & Beach Volleyball | Girls
Coach Davis has been coaching for 28 years and has been with CMHS for four years serving as Head Volleyball Coach (Indoor and Beach). During his time coaching he has had 5 State Championships (4 Indoor and 1 Beach)., he was the 2015 Florida Highs School Coach of the Year, the 2015 Class 3A Coach of the year, the 2014 Class 4A Coach of the Year, and the 2006 5A Coach of the Year.
Swimming | Boys and Girls
In the fall of 2019, Coach Smithers celebrated her 20th year of coaching for the Cougars. Coach Alice was World Swimmer of the Year in 1970 when she broke two world records in the 100 and 200-meter butterfly. Also, she was a member of the US National 4 x 100 Medley Relay team that set a world record in Osaka, Japan. Coach Smithers is a native of Cincinnati and is married to Bob (CMHS Class of 1965, former CMHS Head football coach and Hall of Fame inductee). They have three children, Jason, Joshua (CMHS Class of ’95), and Kristen (CMHS Class of ’98) and seven grandchildren.
Cross Country | Boys and Girls
Coach McDonald has been with the Cougars cross country team, as well as the track and field team for the past nine years. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and has been coaching for over 20 years. She was named the 2019 HT Preps Coach of the Year for Girls Cross Country. She loves sharing her passion for distance running with young athletes. She has four children and is married to CMHS assistant baseball coach Jim McDonald.
Coach McKenna Garner attended St. Norbert College and was a collegiate cheerleader for both basketball and football games. She also cheered in the NFL for the Green Bay Packers for four years! In college she continued to pursue coaching at Green Bay Elite, Shawano Community High School, and St. Norbert College in Wisconsin. She then took on the role as the Cardinal Mooney cheerleading coach in 2022. Coach McKenna Garner is a full time Nfinity sales representative for the West Coast of Florida. She works to provide schools and gyms with the best cheer gear in the country!
Soccer | Girls
Coach Warne and his wife (Kelly) have three children (Rachael, Hannah, and Liam). Coach Warne played semi-professional soccer in England and the US. He has been Head Girls Coach since the fall of 2013 and was an assistant coach before that. He carries a National C license and a National Youth License.
Soccer | Boys
Coach Juan Osorio took over the reins as the head coach of the boys’ soccer program in the 2019-20 season after serving as an assistant in the prior two seasons. Coach Juan is a graduate of Riverview HS, where he played varsity soccer and was a Herald-Tribune All-Area Selection for 2006. Juan was also a 2005 Regional Track and Field Champion for the 4 x 400 relay. Following High School, he played soccer for the Sarasota Football Club, where his team won the Florida State Cup in 2013.
Basketball | Girls
Coach Williams has over 20 years of experience in leading and developing young athletes to realize their greatest performance levels in the game of basketball. Most recently, he is the assistant coach and trainer with Florida Girls Basketball AAU in Orlando, FL. He has been a basketball trainer/developer in Bradenton as well as in Tallahassee, FL. Coach Williams was an assistant varsity coach and junior varsity coach for Florida A&M University Development Research School in Tallahassee (2008-2014). While there, he assisted the head coach in leading the team to two FHSAA appearances in four years. Coach Williams was also head basketball coach with Tallahassee Eagles AAU (2007-2008) and Tallahassee Police Athletic League, Inc. (2003-2007) where he led the Police Athletic Team to a state championship.
Basketball | Boys
Coach Vince Cherry will be entering his second year as Head Basketball Coach for the 2022-2023 school year and can be reached at [email protected]
Lacrosse | Boys
Coach Derek has been the head lacrosse coach at Cardinal Mooney since 2013. During that time he has been voted US Lacrosse Gulf Coast Coach of the Year, Herald Tribune Lacrosse coach of the year, sent dozens of students on to play college lacrosse, and have over 6 district championships. Coach Wagner recently recorded his 100th win with a win percentage of over 70%. He currently resides in Myakka City with his wife and two boys.
Weightlifting | Boys and Girls
Coach Ruane is a 2010 alumnus of CMHS and an American History teacher and assistant football coach. Scott attended Ave Maria University, where he played football for four years and went on to help win the conference championship his senior year. Scott and his wife, Julianna, have two daughters and a son.
Tennis | Boys and Girls
Lacrosse | Girls
Dr. Daniel Lamar
Megan was a Graduate Assistant for Baylor University and Southwest Sports Medicine and a 4 year member of the Florida Southern Women’s Soccer Team.
Fun Facts she has a Dog named Kay and her favorite quote is: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said and what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelo.