Coach Shap has coached at King's since 1994 (his first three years were as an assistant under head coach Russ Roberts).  2015 represents Coach Shap's 20th season as the head coach of the Knights and his 23rd with the program.  Over the years the team has seen both sides of the win/lose column.  Shap's first head coaching year a very young team went 1-9.  Three seasons later that group of young players were seniors and in 1999 the team turned the tide to a 9-1 record.  

Since then the team has appeared in the state quarter-finals five times and competed for the first time in the schools history in the 2A classification playoffs in 2005. Coach Shap has been voted Coach of the Year by the league in 1999, 2002, 2008, and 2012 as well as the State of Washington Coach of the Year in 2012 and 2015.  He also coached the East/West All Star "West Team" in 2002. In 2012 Coach Shapiro was named Washington State Coach of the Year and National Football Foundation Coach of the year.   

The team has been named  WIAA Academic State Champions in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.  The 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons the team produced over 4,000 offensive yards each year, AP all state caliber players and put King's Football back on the Washington State Football map. 


 

  • Division              Year           Win               Loss           Playoff Win             Playoff Loss 
  • 2A                     1997            1                   8                    0                           1                                   1-8
  • 2A                     1998            3                   6                    0                           0                                   3-6
  • 1A                     1999            9                   0                    0                           1                                   9-1
  • 1A                     2000            7                   2                    0                           1                                   7-3
  • 1A                     2001            5                   4                    0                           0                                   5-4
  • 1A                     2002            6                   3                    1                           1                                   7-4
  • 1A                     2003            5                   4                    0                           0                                   5-4
  • 2A                     2004            4                   5                    0                           1                                   4-6
  • 2A                     2005            7                   3                    1                           1                                   8-4
  • 1A/2A                2006            3                   6                    1                           1                                   4-7
  • 1A/2A                2007            1                   9                    0                           1                                   1-10
  • 1A/2A                2008            4                   5                    0                           1                                   5-4
  • 1A/2A                2009            6                   3                    2                           1                                   8-4
  • 1A/2A                2010            7                   1                    3                           1                                 10-2
  • 1A/2A                2011            6                   2              `    3                           1                                   9-3
  • 1A/2A                2012            9                   0                    2                           1                                 11-1
  • 1A/2A                2013            7                   2                    2                           1                                   9-3
  • 1A/2A                2014            7                   2                    2                           1                                   9-3
  • 1A/2A                2015            8                   1                    4                           1                                   12-2
  • 1A/2A                2016            6                   2                    0                           1                                   6-3
  •                                                                                                                                                           130 - 85 (65%)

 


 

Each year college and universities come to King's to inquire about our student athletes.  Many of our former players have gone on to play college football at various levels. Below is a list of who have gone on to play at the next level.  If you know of anyone who graduated from King's and played college football please contact Coach Shap via email so we can add them to the list.  

  • 1982 Evan Western - University of Washington
  • 1984 Kevin Gabelein - Pacific Lutheran University - Offensive Guard
  • 1984 Ken Steward - Pacific Lutheran University - Linebacker
  • 1984 Jay Young - Azusa Pacific University
  • 1986 Mark Hodson - Pacific Lutheran University - Offensive Line
  • 1987 Curt Whitton - Linfield College - Defensive Back
  • 1989 John Accetturo - Linfield College - Defensive Line
  • 1990 Jim Shapiro - Azusa Pacific/Pacific Lutheran - Receiver
  • 1990 Scott Larsen - Pacific Lutheran University - Defensive Back
  • 1991 Todd Echelberger - Azusa Pacific University - Offensive Lineman
  • 1991 Brandon Beard - Azusa Pacific University - Offensive Lineman 
  • 1991 Todd Kimball - Linfield College - Running Back
  • 1991 Scott Schoenfeld - Azusa Pacific University -Receiver
  • 1991 Ron Kirkpatrick - Linfield College - Safety
  • 1992 Daren Wallace - Linfield College - Defensive Back
  • 1992 Brian Smith - Wheaton University - Quarterback
  • 1995 Andy Nevans - University of Washington - LB/Special Teams
  • 1996 Kevin Urie - Azusa Pacific University - Defensive End
  • 1996 Tyler Teeple - Pacific Lutheran University - Quarterback
  • 1997 Mike Shelford - Washington State University - Center 
  • 2000 Blair Foerster - University of San Diego - Defensive Back
  • 2001 Masaki Matsumoto - Trinity International - Running Back
  • 2001 John Bear - Trinity International - Offensive Lineman
  • 2001 Marc Stepper - Pomona Pitzer - Defensive End
  • 2001 Gavin Kirk - Azusa Pacific University - Defensive End
  • 2002 Taylor Hoppe - Portland State University - Offensive Lineman
  • 2003 Evan Gay - Trinity International - Offensive Lineman
  • 2003 Jesse Slaman - Naval Academy Prep School - Receiver
  • 2005 Andrew Lutton - Azusa Pacific University - Punter/Kicker
  • 2006 Spencer Clark - Claremont/Mudd/Scripps - Running Back
  • 2007 Karl Frisk - Rose-Hulman - Offensive Lineman
  • 2007 Victor Swanson - Pacific Lutheran University - Linebacker
  • 2008 John Burlery - Champan University - Receiver
  • 2010 Thomas Vincent - University of Washington - QB
  • 2010 Parker Browning - Pacific Lutheran University - OT
  • 2010 Paul Lutgen - Washington State University - LB
  • 2013 Billy Green - BYU - QB 
  • 2013 Mason Friedline - Yale - OL
  • 2013 Ben Welch - PLU
  • 2013 George Foster - PLU
  • 2013 Chris Jenkins - Wheaton
  • 2013 Caleb Taylor - University of Washington
  • 2014 Zach Jacobson - Johns Hopkins University
  • 2014 - Jordan Turner - North Park University - WR
  • 2015 - Laka Wilkins - Eastern Washington - LB
  • 2016 - Koa Wilkins - University of Idaho - DB
  • 2016 - Jack McCleod - Whitworth - OL
  • 2016 - Ryne Badgley - Whitworth - OL
  • 2016 - Duncan Cull - Whitworth - DE

 


King's Football State Playoff History 

Year     Activity   Round  Game  Result

1981-1982 Football
  • 1 Lost to Lynden 26-0
1982-1983 Football
  • 1 Lost to Lynden 30-0
1986-1987 Football
  • 1 Defeated Columbia (White Salmon) 27-21
  • 2 Lost to Tenino 12-7
1988-1989 Football
  • 1 Lost to Castle Rock 40-14
1989-1990 Football
  • 1 Defeated Onalaska 14-6                             
  • 2 Lost to Charles Wright 31-21
1995-1996 Football
  • 1 Lost to Blaine 28-7
1996-1997 Football
  • 1 Lost to Toledo 24-10
2002-2003 Football
  • 1 Defeated Kalama 42-14
  • 2 Lost to Archbishop Murphy 28-14
2005-2006 Football
  • 1 Lost to Elma 35-6
2009-2010 Football
  • 1 Defeated Onalaska 28-27
  • 2 Lost to Nooksack Valley 54-47
2010-2011 Football
  • 1 Defeated Montesano 35-20
  • 2 Lost to Meridian 42-34
2011-2012 Football
  • 1 Defeated Hoquiam 42-28
  • 2 Lost to Montesano 35-13
2012-2013 Football
  • 1 Defeated Hoqiuam 28-13
  • 2 Lost to Montesano 17-7
2013-2014 Football
  • 1 Defeated Tenino 28-1
  • 2 Lost to Cascade Christian 37-13
2014-2015 Football
  • 1 Defeated LaCenter 42-21
  • 2 Lost to Cascade Christian 56-15
2015-2016 Football - 2nd place at State
  • 1 Defeated Port Townsend 24-7
  • 2 Defeated Hoquiam 42-21
  • 3 Defeated Montesano 28-25
  • Championship Game - Lost to Royal 28-7