James Shetter

Phone: 907-761-4676


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Alaska Anchorage: BA:Education University of Alaska Juneau: Master's in Educational Leadership

James Shetter

Mr. James Shetter has been teaching for 21 years in both the Mat-Su and Anchorage School districts.  Mr. Shetter has spent several years serving as the head coach for WHS Native Youth Olympic (NYO) Team who won the 2009 and 2010 NYO State Championship.  He also coached football for 20 seasons as an assistant football in Alaska and the head football coach for three seasons at WHS. During the 2008 football season, Mr. Shetter was honored as the Coach of the Year in Football representing WHS and also represented the State of Alaska at the 2009 NFL Youth Summit in Canton, Ohio. Mr. Shetter also competed in college as a varsity athlete in football at Sierra College and Sacramento St. Mr. Shetter was born in Alaska and is an East High graduate and a true Alaskan Native Educator which he earned his Bachler degree from University of Alaska of Anchorage and his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Alaska of Juneau.


Here are some of Mr. Shetter’s past recognitions:

Head Coach NYO: Redington Jr/Sr

Head Coach NYO: Valley Pathways.

Head Coach Football: Wasilla High; 2005- 2009

20 Year Member of the Alaska Football Coaches Association.

ALASKA State Coach DELEGATE, NFL Youth Conference, 2008

COACH OF THE YEAR 2007, Railbelt Football Conference/Alaska Coaches Association.

TEACHER OF THE MONTH: October 1999; Dimond High School & May 2003; Service High School.

Assistant Coach: Chugiak, Service and Dimond High. 1992-2005

ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR 1999: Cook Inlet Football Conference.

VOTED: “MOST INSPIRATIONAL PLAYER” as a coach in1999; Chugiak High School.


Assistant Coach: Defensive Coordinator; 1996 Football State Champion for the Chugiak Mustangs.

1990-1992: Strong Safety; Sacramento State

Outstanding Linebacker: Sierra College; 1989

Honorable Mention: All-California Junior College Team; 1989

Employed as Assistant Public Representative: San Francisco 49ers; summers of 1987-1991

3 Time All-Alaska Football Team as Defensive End.

Alaska State Championship Football Team; East High 1985

Most Inspirational: East High Football: 1985

Part of the 29 Game winning streak for East High Football 1995-1998.

MVP of East High Football: 1984