Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Former NFL player Le’ Shai Maston named coach for Providence Christian School in Dallas
Maston signed with the Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Washington Redskins.
Many may recognize Providence Christian School of Texas’ newest football coach as the same man who also directs carpool line. Providence is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Head Football Coach, Le’ Shai Maston.
A native Dallasite, Coach Maston graduated from D.W. Carter High School, where he was a member of the 1988 State Championship team. He recognizes God’s protection and hand on his life as he grew up and endured hard times in the inner city of Dallas.
After graduating high school, he attended Baylor University and received a degree in Business Management. He continued his football career at Baylor and was a three-year letterman and team captain. Coach Maston pursued his professional football career as a Street Free Agent and signed with the Houston Oilers in 1993. He went on to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars and finished his career as a Washington Redskin in 1998.
After his football career, Coach Maston joined the Dallas Police Department where he has worked for nearly 10 years and has risen to the rank of Senior Corporal. He is married to his wife Myosha and has four children. He is a member of Greater New Mount Zion Church where he has attended since childhood.
Prior to Providence, Coach Maston has coached Pop Warner Football for the past three years. His team has been City Championship Runner-up for the past two years.
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