Coach DJ Dace comes to New Madrid Elementary from Cuba, Missouri. Coach Dace is an assistant coach for the New Madrid County Central High School football and basketball team as well as New Madrid County Central Middle School baseball. Coach Dace played high school football, basketball, baseball, and was a member of the track team. He played football at Missouri Valley College and coached at the college level for both Southeast Missouri State University and Missouri S & T. Coach Dace completed his degree at Southeast Missouri State University. Coach Dace stated that he is “excited to be in this district where the community is very close knit with the schools”. New Madrid Elementary welcomes Coach Dace to “Eagle Nation” and wishes him many years of success.