TCHS New Head Football Coach

Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2013

TCHS New Head Football Coach

TOOMBS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL IS PLEASED TO WELCOME OUR NEW FOOTBALL COACH. COACH VERSPRILLE WILL BEGIN HIS NEW ROLE AS HEAD FOOTBALL COACH BEGINNING WITH SPRING TRAINING.

2013 – PRESENT: HEAD COACH AT TOOMBS COUNTY BULLDOGS (GA)
2007 – 2012: ASSISTANT HEAD COACH/LINEBACKERS AT DUBLIN HIGH SCHOOL (GA)
1999 – 2006: ASSISTANT HEAD COACH/OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR AT LAKE TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL (VA)
1994 – 1998: DEFENSIVE LINE/RUNNING BACKS AT GRANBY HIGH SCHOOLS (VA)

STEVE VERSPRILLE, A NATIVE OF NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, PLAYED FOOTBALL FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA FROM 1989 TO 1991 PARTICIPATING IN THE 1990 SUGAR BOWL FOR HEAD COACH BILL CURRY AND THE 1991 FIESTA BOWL AND 1991 BLOCKBUSTER BOWL FOR HEAD COACH GENE STALLINGS. IN 1994 “COACH V” GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA WITH A BS IN EDUCATION, COACH VERSPRILLE HAS BEEN COACHING HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FOR 18 YEARS.


HIS COACHING CAREER BEGAN IN 1994 WHEN HE COACHED THE DEFENSIVE LINE AND RUNNING BACKS FOR DAVE HUDAK AT GRANBY HIGH SCHOOL IN HIS HOMETOWN. DURING HIS TENURE AT GRANBY HE COACHED NFL PLAYERS DEXTER REID (SUPER BOWL CHAMPION FOR THE PATRIOTS AND THE COLTS) AND LEVI BROWN (SUPER BOWL PARTICIPANT FOR THE ARIZONA CARDINALS).


IN 1995 HE MARRIED THE FORMER KRISTINA BONIFAY OF MIAMISBURG. OHIO. KRISTY IS A NATIVE OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA. BOTH SCHOOL TEACHERS, SHE BEGAN HER TEACHING CAREER AT GRANBY ELEMENTARY IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA. IN JUNE OF 1996, HIS FIRST CHILD, BAILEY WAS BORN. BRYANT, HIS SON, WAS BORN IN AUGUST OF 1998.


IN 1999, “COACH V” FOLLOWED HIS FRIEND HANK SAWYER TO CROSS TOWN RIVAL LAKE TAYLOR. AT LT, COACH VERSPRILLE DIRECTED THE TITAN OFFENSE AND HELPED THE TEAM TO 4 DISTRCIT CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 6 PLAYOFF APPEARANCES OUT OF 7 YEARS. DURING HIS TIME WITH LAKE TAYLOR, “COACH V” WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE RECRUITING PROCESS, THE TITANS HAD 36 PLAYERS SIGN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS IN HIS 7 YEARS. HE COACHED MARVIN MITCHELL (SUPER BOWL CHAMPION WITH THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS).


IN 2007, GEORGIA CALLED. COACH V AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO DUBLIN, GEORGIA AND BEGAN HIS STINT AS THE ASSISTANT HEAD COACH AND LINEBACKERS COACH FOR ROGER HOLMES AND THE DUBLIN FIGHTING IRISH. AT DUBLIN UNDER HOLMES, COACH V LEARNED HOW TO RUN A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM. HE WAS A PART OF 3 REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 5 PLAYOFF APPEARANCES. HE ALSO HAD THE PRIVELEDGE OF COACHING THE DEFENSE FOR TEAM GEORGIA IN THE 2008 NFL NATIONAL 7 ON 7 TOURNAMENT IN NEW ORLEANS, LA. COACH V HAS ALSO BEEN THE DIRECTOR OF THE McDAVID SOUTHEAST WING-T AND SPREAD CLINIC SINCE 2008.


ON FEBRUARY 26TH, 2013, COACH V WAS NAMED THE 5TH COACH IN TOOMBS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HISTORY.


PICTURED ARE COACH STEVE VERSPRILLE, WIFE KRISTY, DAUGHTER BAILEY, AND SON BRYANT.

THERE WILL BE A MEET AND GREET FOR COACH VERSPRILLE ON THURSDAY MARCH 28, 2013 AT 7PM AT TOOMBS AG CENTER. THIS MEET AND GREET IS OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY.