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Prior Coaching Jobs: Fayetteville HS, UCA

Awards Received as Coach or Player:
2-time All-State (FHS), All-Conference (UCA)

Playing Experience:
University of Arkansas
University of Central Arkansas

Married to: Sarah

Children: Cooper, Tyler, AnnaKaye

Hobbies: Spending time with family

Leroy is entering his 1st season as a member of the Springdale Bulldogs coaching staff as Defensive Coordinator. Coach Hood had previous stops at Fort Smith Southside, West Memphis, and El Dorado while winning conference championships at each stop and a state title at El Dorado.

Leroy joined the SHS football program after serving as Co-Defensive Coordinator for two seasons at Fort Smith Southside 2013-2014, but one of his previous coaching stops was at Springdale 2012. The Rebels ranked No. 1 in the 7A-West in scoring defense, total defense and run defense in 2014, while ranking No. 2 in pass defense.

Coach Hood graduated from Arkansas Tech University after transferring from the University of Arkansas. While at ATU Coach Hood was a 4 year starter and selected All Gulf South Conference. After his time at ATU, Coach Hood attended the Kansas City Chiefs (2005) rookie mini-camp as a free safety and played 1 season for the Porvoo Butchers (2005) in Europe while winning a league championship.

Leroy is a graduate of Mcgehee High School. While at MHS as QB/CB Hood's football teams lead by Coach Lanny Dauksch played in 3 consecutive state championships from 97-99, winning back to back titles in 98-99. Hood was an ADG All-Arkansas 1st team QB, All-State (2) football, All-State (1) track, and a 2 year letterman in baseball.

Leroy is married to the former Marcia Greene of Monticello, AR. Leroy and Marcia have three daughters: Maya, Nia, and Tehya.
Eric Middleton is his sixth season at Springdale High School after spending 28 years coaching in Louisiana.

Middleton has 34 years experience as a high school and collegiate coach that included stops at West Monroe High School, Neville High School, Minden High School, and Louisiana College. Middleton has a background of winning that includes:265 wins, 23 playoff appearances, 13 semi final games, 9 state final games, 5 state championships, and 2 National Championships.

Graduated from University of Louisiana - Monroe in 1982. Coach Middleton is married to Susan Middleton and they have four children and eight grandchildren.
Derek is in his third season with the Red Dogs. Derek serves as Defensive Line Coach and Special Teams Coordinator.

Derek graduated from Southside High School in Fort Smith where he was a 3 Year Letterman in both Football and Track, was twice selected as All State, won the 2002 AAAAA Football State Championship, and was the Outstanding Lineman MVP for the 2003 AAA All-Star game. Following his high school career, Derek went on to play college football and was a 2004 Letterman at the University of Arkansas.

Following his playing career he began his coaching career at the University of Arkansas as a Student Assistant from 2005-2008. He then was named Defensive Graduate Assistant at Arkansas for the 2008-2009 season. In 2009, he left the University of Arkansas to become the Defensive Coordinator at Jacksonville High School. He then became the Defensive Coordinator at Arkadelphia High School from 2010-2013 where the Badgers won the 2012 7-4A Conference Championship.

Derek received his BSE in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas. Derek is married to the former Erin King of Arkadelphia, AR and they have been married for 5 Years.
This is Bryant's first year with the Red Dogs. He served as Offensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator the previous two seasons at Fayetteville High School. Before his time there, he had stops in Bentonville and Russellville.

Bryant graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2009. He was a student assistant for the Wonderboy Football program for two years. He graduated from Harrison High School in 2004 where he played football and baseball.

Bryant is married to the former Amy Breedlove of Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have a daughter, Evelyn Mae (1). He enjoys spending time with his family, his church, playing Spades, being outdoors and BBQ grilling.
Coach Greg Tiner is entering his 2nd year with the Red Dogs. Greg came to Springdale from Monticello High School where he had coached for twenty years. The last four as head coach, where they made the state playoffs all 4 years. The five years prior to that, he was the Defensive Coordinator. During that time they won 2 conference championships with the 5A state championship coming in 2009 with a 14-0 record.

Before coming to Monticello in 1994, Tiner coached in the college ranks for 7 years. From 1989 to 1992, he was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Mississippi State University where they went to two bowl games. Before that he was an assistant strength coach at Louisiana State University from 1986 to 1988 where they won 2 SEC Championships.

Prior to that, he coached at Sheridan High School from 1983-1985 and Hamburg High School from 1981-1982.

He graduated from Monticello High School in 1975 and University of Arkansas at Monticello in 1980 with a Bachelors Degree in Health and Physical Education. He and his wife Kif have two daughters, Sydney 25 and Shelby 21.