|Team||Hartfield Academy (MS)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2001–2003||Mississippi School for the Deaf|
|2014–present||Hartfield Academy (MS)|
|Head coaching record|
Joseph Thrasher is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at the Hartfield Academy in Flowood, Mississippi. Previously Thrasher served as head coach at Bacone College from 2006 to 2008 and Belhaven University from 2009 to 2013.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
Flowood is a city in Rankin County, Mississippi. The population was 7,823 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bacone College, formerly Bacone Indian University, is a private liberal arts college in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Founded in 1880 as the Indian University by Almon C. Bacone, Bacone College is the oldest continuously operated institution of higher education in Oklahoma. The college has strong historic ties to several tribal nations, including the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Cherokees, and also to the American Baptist Churches USA.
Thrasher was the second head football coach for the Bacone Warriors located in Muskogee, Oklahoma and he held that position for three seasons, from 2006 until 2008. His coaching record at Bacone was 13–19.
Muskogee is the eleventh-largest city in Oklahoma and the county seat of Muskogee County. Home to Bacone College, it lies approximately 48 miles southeast of Tulsa. The population of the city was 39,223 as of the 2010 census, a 2.4 percent increase from 38,310 at the 2000 census.
In 2009, Thrasher became the fifth head football coach for the Belhaven Blazers located in Jackson, Mississippi. His coaching record at Belhaven is 24–31.
The Belhaven Blazers are composed of 15 teams representing Belhaven University in intercollegiate athletics, competing in the NCAA at the Division III level and are members of the American Southwest Conference.
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is one of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi. The city of Jackson also includes around 3,000 acres comprising Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport in Rankin County and a small portion of Madison County. The city's population was estimated to be 165,072 in 2017, a decline from 173,514 in 2010. The city sits on the Pearl River and is located in the greater Jackson Prairie region of Mississippi.
|Bacone Warriors (Central States Football League)(2006–2008)|
|Belhaven Blazers (Mid-South Conference)(2009–2013)|
Belhaven University is a private Christian liberal arts university located in Jackson, Mississippi, founded in 1883. The university offers traditional majors, programs of general studies, and pre-professional programs in Christian Ministry, Medicine, Dentistry, Law, and Nursing.
Hal Clay Mumme is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the offensive coordinator for the Dallas Renegades of the XFL. Previously, Mumme served as the head football coach at Iowa Wesleyan College, Valdosta State University, the University of Kentucky, Southeastern Louisiana University, New Mexico State University, McMurry University, and Belhaven University. Mumme is known for being one of the founders of the air raid offense.
The Florida Gators football program represents the University of Florida in American college football. Florida competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They play their home games in Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on the university's Gainesville campus. The team's current head coach is Dan Mullen. The Gators have won three national championships and eight SEC titles in the 112-season history of Florida football.
Ronald Louis Cooper is an American football coach and former player. Currently, Cooper is the defensive backs coach at Arkansas. Cooper served as the head football coach at Eastern Michigan University (1993–1994), the University of Louisville (1995–1997), Alabama A&M (1998–2001), and the interim head coach at FIU (2016). He was the defensive backs coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, he played high school football at Lee High School and college football at Jacksonville State University.
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football program represents Middle Tennessee State University in the sport of American football. The Blue Raiders compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the East Division of Conference USA (CUSA). They are coached by Rick Stockstill, who started in 2006. Middle Tennessee has appeared in twelve bowl games and seven I-AA playoffs. The Blue Raiders play their home games at the Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium which has a seating capacity of 30,788.
Jim Hilyer was the first head coach in the history of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Blazers college football team. He was a four-year letterwinner offensive guard and linebacker.
David Ross is a former American football player and coach. He was most recently an assistant coach for the UTSA Roadrunners football team. Ross served as the head football coach at Bacone College from 2001 to 2005, compiling a record of 27–26. He has also served as head football coach at the junior college and high school levels.
Nicholas Fletcher is an American football coach and former player.
Norman Bradley Joseph is an American football coach and former player. He was the head football coach at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi from 2005 to 2013. Joseph served as the head football coach at Belhaven College from 1998 to 2000 and at Louisiana College in 2004.
Scott Highsmith is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at East Texas Baptist University, a position he has held since the 2017 season. Highsmithwas the third head football coach at Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi and he held that position for three seasons, from 2003 until 2005. His record at Belhaven was 13–20. He resigned in 2005 to take an assistant coaching position at Southeastern Louisiana University under his previous mentor Dennis Roland.
Don Lee is a former American football player and current head coach at Virginia University of Lynchburg. He served as the head football coach at Belhaven College from 2006 to 2008 and Olivet Nazarene University from 2009 to 2010, compiling a career college football record of 19–52. Lee was the second African American head coach in history of the NAIA's Mid-South Conference and is a recipient of a National Football League minority coach fellowship.
Dennis F. Roland was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Olivet Nazarene University (1986–1990), Southwest Baptist University (1998–2000), Belhaven University (2001–2002), and Southeastern Louisiana University (2005–2006), compiling a career college football record of 47–80. Roland died on January 1, 2008 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The Belhaven Blazers football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Belhaven University located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The team competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and are members of the Mid-South Conference. Belhaven's first football team was fielded in 1998. The team plays its home games at The Belhaven Bowl Stadium in Jackson, Mississippi. The Blazers are coached by Blaine McCorkle.
Lloyd Spotted Wolf is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Bacone College from 2009 to 2010, compiling a record of 4–16. He currently teaches English and coaches wide receivers and H-backs at Bridgeland High School in Cypress, Texas.
Carol Ross is an American college and professional basketball coach. Ross has served as the head women's basketball coach for the University of Florida and the University of Mississippi, and also as the head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Brian David Zbydniewski is a professional American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Zbydniewski played college football at Belhaven University after attending prep school at Choctawhatchee High School located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. During his collegiate career, Zbydniewski set numerous single-game, season, and career passing record.
Scott Downing is an American football player and coach. He is currently the vice president of athletics at Sterling College.
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