Varsity Football Coaches

  • Scott Riley, Head Coach
  • Joseph Capps, Asst. Coach
  • John Jacobs, Asst. Coach
  • Kenny Jones, Asst. Coach
  • Joe Mendenhall, Asst. Coach
  • Wayne Stewart, Asst. Coach
  • Ken Shoemaker, Asst. Coach
  • John Thomas, Asst. Coach

Scott Riley, Head Coach

  • Coaching History
    • Harnett Central
      • Asst. Football Coach, 6 years
  • Team Successes
    • Football (as Asst. Coach)
      • Overall Record of 96-25 (79% win percentage)
      • 43-6 as JV Head Coach (88% win percentage)
      • 2011
        • 3A Eastern Regional Runner-up in first varsity season
      • 2012
        • 3A East Pod Runner-up
        • Coached seven All-Conference Defensive Linemen (three season)
        • Coached two Conference Players of the Year
      • 2009
        • 4A Eastern Regional Champions
        • 5 Conference Championships
  • High School
    • Cardinal Gibbons
    • Raleigh, NC
    • Graduated, 2000
  • College
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill, NC
    • Graduated, 2004
    • Also attended Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA
  • Personal
    • Coach Riley is married to his wife Jennifer and they have one son, Lawrence.



Joseph Capps, Asst. Coach
Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks


, Asst. Coach
Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers

 


John Jacobs, Asst. Coach
Wide Receivers

  • Coaching History
    • Princeton HS (Princeton, NC), 9 years
      • Asst. Coach, Football
      • Asst. Coach, JV Basketball06
    • Princeton MS (Princeton, NC)
      • Asst. Coach, Baseball
  • High School
    • Smithfield-Selma High School
    • Smithfield, NC
    • Graduated, 1986
  • College
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill, NC
    • Graduated, 1990
  • Favorite Quote
    • "If you always do what you have always done then you will always get what you have always gotten." - Unknown

Kenny Jones, Asst. Coach
Running Backs

 


Joe Mendenhall, Asst. Coach
Running Backs

    • Coaching History
      • West Ottawa HS (Holland, MI)
        • Asst. Coach, Freshmen Football, 2005
        • Asst. Coach, JV Football, 2006
      • Big Rapids HS (Big Rapids, MI)
        • Asst. Coach, Football
        • Head Coach, JV Softball, 2006, 2007
      • Macatawa Bay Middle School (Holland, MI)
        • Head Coach, 8th Grade Football, 2007
      • Harnett Central MS (Angier, NC)
        • Asst. Coach, JV Baseball, 2008
      • Harnett Central HS (Angier, NC)
        • Asst. Coach, Football, 2010, 2011
        • Asst. Coach, Varsity Baseball, 2010, 2011
      • McGee's Crossroads MS (Benson, NC)
        • Asst. Coach, Football, 2012
        • Head Coach, Baseball, 2012
    • Team Successes
      • Football
        • OK Red Conference Champions
          West Ottawa High School, 2005
        • Two Rivers Conference Champions 3A
          Cleveland High School, 2013
    • High School
      • Big Rapids High School
      • Big Rapids, MI
      • Graduated, 2001
    • College
      • Hope College
      • Holland, MI
      • Graduated, 2005
    • Personal
      • Coach Mendenhall is married to his wife April and they have a Black Labrador Retriever named Tebow.
    • avorite Quote
      • "Those who stay will be champions." - Bo Schembechler
    • "My coaching inspiration comes from..."
      • ...my love of sports.


    Wayne Stewart, Asst. Coach
    Defensive Backs


    Ken Shoemaker, Asst. Coach
    Offensive Line


    John Thomas, Asst. Coach
    Defensive Backs