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Tyler Dumas

Dobson High School

4A-5A Coach of the Year

In the last five years Coach Dumas has lead his Girls Basketball team to the State tournament four times and have won two state championships. Tyler has always envisioned a true community concept in building this program and creating a culture based upon hard work, accountability and a sense of selflessness.  He has a vision not only for the basketball season but for each of his players. Overcoming defeat, injuries and challenges off the court, the team remained focused on the bigger picture – the D I state title.

A vision setter, trusted leader, problem solver and good communicator, Tyler Dumas possesses strong leadership skills. His coaching has promoted a level of pride that is evident school-wide through a team of girls that because of Coach Dumas now have futures that would otherwise be impossible. Through accomplishments both on and off the court Tyler has demonstrated that he is indeed one of the best coaches one will ever encounter in a school or even in life.


Events for the week of November 30, 2015

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2015 AIA Football Media Day
Watch the state football championship media day at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from Famous Dave's Bar--B-Que on

2015 AIA Football State Championships, presented by Raising Canes
The championship for D-I wil be played on Friday, Nov. 27 at University of Phoenix Stadium beginning at 3 p.m. and can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona.  On Saturday, Nov. 28, the D-III (11 a.m.) and II (4 p.m.) championships will be played at Arizona Stadium and can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona.  The D-V (2 p.m.) and IV (6 p.m.) championships will also be played on Nov. 28 at Chaparral High School.  All games can be watched live on the NFHS Network as well.  Check the brackets for the matchups, download the programs and visit the tournament info page for complete details.

Conference & Region Placements - 2016-2018
The following is the conference and region placements (1A & 2A Regions TBD) for 2016-2018:

Conference & Region Placement - 2016-2018

Member schools may appeal region placement using Form 8.1.1.  Region appeals must be received by Thursday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.

Please see the following for the results of the conference appeals:

Final Conference Appeal Results

AIA Conference Region Scheduling Timeline - 2016-2018