Varsity Coaching Staff

Stephen Barbee

Head Coach

Coach Barbee is entering his second year as the Head Football Coach at Long Beach Poly. Prior to coming to Poly, Coach Barbee spent 21 years coaching high school football.

Coach Barbee spent 7 years at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, CA. From 2014-2016, Coach Barbee was Head Coach where he led his team to league titles (2014-2015), CIF-SS Championship (2014), CIF Regional Championship (2014), and State Finalists (2014, posting a 15-1 record). He was named CIF and National Football Foundation Coach of the Year in 2014. His overall coaching record at St. Margaret’s was 33-7. His teams had the #2 overall team GPA in all of the CIF-SS for 2015 and 2016.

As a player, Coach Barbee played linebacker for one year at Catholic University of America in 1993 before a knee injury stopped his career. As a prep, Coach Barbee was a 3-year varsity player, and an all-league, all-county selection his senior year at Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, MD.

He has a Bachelor’s in History and Master’s in Education. He and his wife, Robin, have two children Michael (8) and Davis (6).


Reu Ayala


Long Beach Poly alum, class of 1984. Has been with the football program for 15 years. Both his children attended Poly and are 4th generation Poly graduates.

Anthony Nem


Passion for filming and production.