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High Desert Phoenix Experienced Staff  ( All Volunteers )

HDPhoenix Owner Norma Cook
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Owner Ms. Cook
"The Longest Tenured Hispanic Female Semi-Pro Football Owner in the USA and Possibly the World.
 15 Years Owner, 17 Years in Semi-Pro Football!!!!!

I Established the High Desert Phoenix in Feb. 2009

"We Volunteer our time to help our Players, and our communities. "

I created the High Desert Phoenix in 2009, to help talented, Athletic Football Players, sharpen their skills to perhaps pursue a Higher Level of Football, and also for them to help volunteer their time for various Charities throughout our Communities.

I was a High School Coach, and then a Concert Promoter, and then became an Owner of a Semi-Pro Football Team, the High Desert Phoenix which really reflex's my personality of rebirth.

To date, I am the longest lasting Hispanic Owner in the United States, going on 15 years. I have a total of 17 years in Semi-Pro. I am very proud of the work that I have accomplished, but could not have done it, without the wonderful Volunteers that I have had for the Phoenix throughout the years. Many Players, and Staff, come and go, but never think, that I do not appreciate the time, and effort each one of them has put into our program, and glad to see the Phoenix made a huge part of their growth in life, and in our society. 

It was a previlage to be part of the PCFC League, but we ventured out and became members of the West Coast Football League for the 2021-2022 Season. I am now also the Secretary for the WCFL. My 3rd League as a Board member, and League Secretary.

We could not have done what we have done so far without the numerous Sponsors, and Fans we have had. Thank you so much. 

I am Proud of the level of Coaches, and Athletes we have, and continue to add to our Roster. We are truly Blessed.

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Head Coach Tony Reece 


Head Coach Tony Reece has been Coaching Football, either Semi-Pro, High School, and Pop Warner for many years. Coach Tony attended and played D1 football at Rice University. He then Played football for the Canadian Football League (CFL) for 2 1/2 years. He has played Semi-Pro Football, and even owned his Own Semi-Pro Team for 10 years. Coach Reece also was the Vice Commissioner for the Semi-Pro League his team had joined as members. Then Coach Reece owned and coached West Valley Eagles, and 818 Academy Youth Football tackle 7 on 7. During these years he has been a High School football consultant Coach. Currently he is the Varsity Coach for Cleveland High School, and now the Head Coach for the High Desert Phoenix. Per Coach Reece, he is very excited to bring his staff here to a great organization. Can't wait for this journey to begin.  Coach Tony Reece

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Offensive Coordinator Thomas Hoohuli

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Coach Thomas Hoohuli has been coaching for 23 years. He has played High School, and College football as a Quarter Back. He is offensive minded. He runs the run and shoot offense. He is also a Quarter Back Coach. He Coaches High School Football. Even though he has been coaching and playing the game all his life, he is still a student of the game, love learn it, study it, and evolve with it. He is looking forward to Coaching the men that become a High Desert Phoenix Player for the 2024 Spring Season. 

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Defensive Coordinator Coach Louie Espinoza

Coach Louie Espinoza who goes by Coach Louie, is our Defensive Coordinator. 

He is 45 years old and grew up in Sylmar Ca. Coaching for San Fernando Braves Football 2000-2002. Coached San Fernando Braves Football 2010-2015. Coached West Valley Eagles in 2016.  Coached at Canoga Park High School Football 2017-2021. Currently Coaching Cleveland High School Football. Also Coaching the 818 Academy with Head Coach Reece for about 5 years now. Coach Louie is looking forward to a great season with the High Desert Phoenix. He expects all players to attend the weekly practices, take care of business with the Phoenix Administration, and is looking for Coachable Players. Let's get that Championship Ring on our 15th Year Anniversary. 

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Asst. Coach Joey Whiting

We are honored and happy to announce, that Coach Whiting is now part of the High Desert Phoenix Coaching Staff. His bio will be added soon. 

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Looking forward to working with All Our Coaching Staff


Coach Cosmo Brown
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Coach Cosmo Brown was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played  Semi-Pro, AAA, and Jr College football. His last professional tryouts and training camps were with the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets. He has a wife and 4 children whom all lead professional lives. He loves God and football. Coach Cosmos is currently working at the port of Los Angeles as a Longshore man and has been employed there for 22 years.  He still enjoys training and mentoring young men who want to play football or just in life. The coach also owns his own football team in Los Angeles called the L.A. SCORPIONS. They are currently not active at this time. Coach has been involved with semi-professional and developmental football for over  20 years as a player and coach and is now an owner. Also, has done football commercials as well. He is very proud to say that he loves being a part of the High Desert Phoenix football program with  Ms. Cook, and is looking forward to working with her the Coaching Staff, and the team.


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Kevin has been with the High Desert since 2009. He was a Player, then Championship Coach, and now our First Chief of Operations. He has a Associates Degree in Sports Medicine, and a Manager at In-Shape Health Club in West Palmdale. He also has been recording music for many years, and has traveled around the country. He is a great success story. He is a Proud Father, and devoted friend. We Thank him for his Dedication, and Loyalty for the Phoenix and especially for the Owner Norma Cook. We are looking forward to his contribution in obtaining sponsors, fans, and continuous connection with our communities. 
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HDP Team Medic
Dr. Peter Zhang 

Dr. Zhang
  • Peter Zhang MD MPH, FAAFP CAQSM

    Dr. Peter Zhang is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine

    physician. Serving all ages from pediatrics to seniors, his special interests

    are in sports injury, musculoskeletal conditions, men and women’s

    preventive health, family planning, and integrative medicine with a focus

    on chronic and complex diseases.

    Dr. Zhang’s passion for sports medicine includes caring for all athletes

    whether it be football, soccer, mixed martial arts, or e-sports; he believes

    that from world-class Olympians to the everyday athlete, each athlete

    deserves personalized care to fit the needs of their chosen sport.

    Dr. Zhang was born in China and immigrated to the US at an early age. In

    college, he worked as a health worker in his college dormitory, and then as

    an MA at an upper extremity orthopedic clinic. From these experiences, he

    gained a deep appreciation for the invaluable services and impact that

    physicians can offer to people of all ages and backgrounds through sound

    medical advice, education, and reassurance.

    As a family medicine physician with special training in sports medicine, his

    goal is to provide comprehensive and personalized care to all his patients.

    Before joining AVORS and Family First medical group, Dr. Zhang received a

    BA degree in Biology from University of California, Berkeley, a medical

    degree from University of Maryland, a master’s degree in public health

    from Columbia University, family medicine training from University of

    California, Riverside in Palm Springs, and sports medicine training from

    University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley.

  • In addition, Dr. Zhang has worked with athletes at the high school, Division-

    1 collegiate and professional levels.

    Dr. Zhang is bilingual in English and Chinese.

    During his free time, he enjoys painting, photography, archery, and hiking.

    Treating common musculoskeletal and sports injuries:

    ACL / PCL injuries

    Ankle Sprains

    Arthritis of upper and lower extremities

    Back Pain

    Carpal tunnel

    Cubital tunnel



    Dupuytren’s tenosynovitis


    Golfer's elbow

    Knee injuries

    Meniscal injuries

    Pain along the shin bone

    Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Plantar fasciitis

    Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Labral tears

    Sprains and strains

    Swollen muscles

    Tennis elbow

    Trigger finger and thumb

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Owner Assistant
Kaiya Lenae
        Positions available 
Board President                              April Jenkins
Board Vice President                      Tony Reece
Secretary                                          Wendye Castile
Owner Assistant                              Kaiya Lenae
Photographer                                   TBA
Videographer/Photographer           Nickolaus Trigueiro
Asst. Game Videographer               TBA
Asst. Videographer/Photographer Come Join our Team         
Team Medic                                      Dr. Zhang
Water Crew                                
Team Yoga Instructor                      Mrs. Chrstina
Game Announcer                             Dave Stowe                       
Score Board Operator                     Donald Bakeman
Home Game DJ                                David T. 
Gate Asst.                                         TBA
Chain Gang and Ball Holder           Steve Thomas
Game Asst.              
Concessions                                    Wendye Castle 
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Contact us to become a volunteer at 661--524-6029. Thank you

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Vice President 
Tony Reece 
Team Secretary Wendye Castle
Team Secretary
Wendye Castle 
Coach Stowe, and Coach Guillory
Nickolaus Trigueiro


Steve and Lisa Thomas
Coach Dave Stowe,
and Coach KG
       Nickolaus Triguerio
Call us at 661-524-6029
Lisa and Steve
Thomas Volunteers
Asst. Coach Donald Bakeman
Team Volunteer 
Donald Bakeman
High Desert Phoenix First Yoga Instructo
Christina on the first Phoenix Yoga Clas
HDP Yoga Instructor Ms. Christina
Call us at 661-524-6029
HDP Water Crew Brielle
Water Crew Girl
Brielle M. 
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