RESUME

Summary:  A positive influencer that has taken motivational and leadership skills from the football field and applied the same principles to business and life.    

Education:  Graduate of Ardmore High School, Ardmore OK, Harding College, Searcy AR with a B.A. in Physical Educaton and Masters of Education

Employment: Head Football Coach at Edmond High School, Tulsa Union High School, Broken Arrow High School, and Greenwood High School.  3 year Assistant Coach at Missouri State University under Coach Jesse Branch.  Senior Assistant to the Head Coach at the University of Missouri

Achievements: 

  • Overall coaching record 317-74

  • State Champion overall 9 times – 8 at Greenwood

  • State Champion Runner Up overall 5 times – 3 at Greenwood

  • 18 times Coach of the Year

  • 2012 National Federation of High Schools National Football Coach of the Year

  • 2013 Oklahoma High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame Inductee

  • 2013 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette State Coach of the Year

  • $20,000 school grant winner in the Eastbay “Prepare to Win” video contest about “The 56 Sprints” philosophy

  • 2016 Positive Coaching Alliance National Double Goal Coaching Award

  • 2016 Harding University Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee

  • 2107 Semper Fidelis Coach Award

  • 2018 Career 300 Wins Milestone

  • 2018 AFCA Power of Influence National Coach of the Year
     

Speaking Experience:

  • Spoken in 15 states and Canada to business employees, coaches, leaders, students, athletes, teachers, administrators, doctors, churches, and civic groups.  Samples of topics:

    • AFCA:  “The Power Of Influence”

    • Chamber of Commerce:  “How We Win”

    • Lincoln Christian Staff Development:  “The Culture That Creates Success”

    • USA Football:  "The Chair"  "How to Make a Difference Every Day"

    • Men’s Ministry:  “Finish Strong”

    • Leadership 360-Ft. Smith--"How to get to the Next Level"

    • Arkansas Oil and Gas Producers--"Great Teams"

    • Baldor--"Being the Best"

    • Tulsack--"Teamwork"

    • New Creature--"Building a Great  Team"
       

Professional Organizations:

  • Arkansas Football Coaches Association

  • Arkansas Activities Association Football Advisory Board

  • NFHS Coaches Association

  • American Football Coaches Association

  • Missouri High School Football Coaches Association

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