CP Anatomy & Physiology, Weights I, Team Sports, & Recreational Sports
I am a product of this district, having attended Cherry Drive Elementary, Northglenn Jr. High, and Thornton High School. I am a resident of Firestone along with my wife, Sheli (who also is an educator at Frederick H.S.), daughters Kyla, Sage, and Gabrielle.
I am a PE teacher and coach (Softball, Unified Basketball) at Horizon High School, and have worked in the Adams 12 Five Star School District since 1993. Since 1991, I have held high school coaching positions in softball, boys and girls’ basketball, football, and baseball.
I hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics (Tabor College) and a master’s in Human Performance and Physical Education (Adams State University).
As a educator, we have this unique ability to help shape students and the future. Being part of this change is what drives me. “Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.” - Aristotle
The best way to contact me is through the website contact form Gary.Mares@adams12.org, extension #4509.
My online classroom is located at Schoology. The best way to contact me is through the HHS website contact form (email) but you may also leave me a voicemail at extension 4509.
Wednesday/ Additional Help-If you need help or assistance on Wednesday, or time outside of class please schedule individual or small group appointments as needed with me on. This can be done by contactaing me through remind or email, once appointments are made we will meet vitrually via zoom. Please note, appointments for Wednesday's should be made during regular class period times.