Christopher Leese, Offense Assistant
Coach Leese graduated from Man High School in 1989, home of the Hillbillies. He attended Marshall University where he completed his Bachelors Degree in Business Education and his Masters Degree in Adult and Technical Education. He played semi-pro football for the Huntington Hawks from 1996-1998 where he started on the Offensive and Defensive Line. He has a eight year old daughter, Natalie Brooke Leese.
1994-1998 Vinson High School Football - Defensive Coordinator / Offensive Line / Defensive Line / LB
1995-1997 Vinson High School Girls Basketball - Assistant Coach
1997 Wayne Middle School Boys Basketball - Head Coach
1999, 2003-2005 Spring Valley High School Freshman Football - Defensive Coordinator / Offensive Line / LB
2000-2002, 2006 Vinson Youth League
2011 Ceredo-Kenova Middle School Football - Defensive Coordinator
2012 Midland High School - OLB's
Nick Watts, Defensive Backs
4 year letterman at St. Albans high school in St. Albans, WV. Was named 1st team All-MSAC as a Defensive back senior year. Received a scholarship to play at The University of Charleston, earned 3 letters, started 2 years at Safety, and was named a team captain senior year. Engaged to Gina Baker, lives with her and two dogs in South Charleston.
Coach Cole, Offensive Line
2 year starter for Cabell Midland High School, offensive line (2004-2005), team captain my senior year, McDonalds player of the week (2005), 2nd player in school history to be unanimously voted 1st team ALL-MSAC (2005), 2nd team ALL-State(2005), played North-South All-Star game. Received scholarship to play football for West Virginia State University were I started offensive line for the Yellow Jackets 4 years (2006-2009) and helped contribute to States first winning season in over 20 years and the first D-2 Top 25 appearance in school history , played Offensive/Defensive linefor the Huntington Hammer(2011). Coached Cabell Midland High Schools Freshman Offensive/Defensive line in 2012, currently works at Hamlin PK-8, Wife Joy.
Kevin S Crouse, Assistant Coach
State Manager for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society for 18yrs, President of the Ohio Woodmen Fraternal Corp., National Board member of the Woodmen Foundation "Omaha NE.", Registered Rep with the NASD, Currently hold the All Time Record high production for Woodmen of the World in West Virginia and Ohio, President of the Milton Athletic Boosters, Board member of local Ducks Unlimited chapter, Asst Coach at CMHS Football.
I have been in Football my whole life. It is truly a part of my life. I believe the skills and dicipline I learned as a player has help me be the person, and leader I am am today of a multi-million dollar sales force. I love being a part of this game and hope that I may be a positive part of these players lives and help them move into the adult world not only as an Athlete but a productive leader in their community.
Coach Dewey Ballangee, Freshman Coach
Born in Charleston, West Virginia raised in Barboursville, West Virginia. Attended and graduated Barboursville High School 1983-1986. Three year varsity starter, kicker, wing back and corner. Was a member of the State runner up Barboursville High School Football Team 1983 and 1984. Coached 11 years in the Barboursville Youth Football League and Cabell Midland Freshman Coach 2011 to current. Owner/Operator D&T Automotive. Married to Leslie and have two children son Cody and daughter Quinnlyn.
Coach TJ Carper OLB
Coach Shawn Simpkins OL TE
Coach Tim Beach
Coach Eric Smith Freshman Coach
Trainer Nick Daily
Statts Dennis Ball