Dr. Byron Slack

Defensive Coordinator/Line Backers

Terrell County High School (1987)

US Navy (1987-1991)
University of West Georgia (1997 – BS)

University of Auburn (1998 – MEd)

NOVA Southeastern University (2014 – PhD)

Coaching Experience

Dunwoody High School – 1997 –

University of Auburn – 1998 – Grad Assistant

University of West Georgia – 1999-2002

Minnesota State University – 2003-2004

Camden County High School – 2005-2016 (2012-2016 Defensive Coordinator)
Lowndes High School – 2017 – Present

Wife – Mary Francis

Children - Zion

Terry Quinn

Assistant Head Coach/Cornerbacks

Port St Joe High School (1990)
University of Louisville (1995 – BS Sports Management)
Troy State University (2005 MEd)
Coaching Experience
Apalachicola High School- 1997
Liberty County High School – 1998-2003 (Defensive Coordinator)
Lowndes High School 2004 - Present
Wife – Tina
Children – TJ, Madyson

John Arnold

Outside Linebackers

Madison County High School (1987)
North Florida Community College (1989)
Valdosta State University (1992)
Troy State University (2005 MEd)
Coaching Experience
Washington County High School 1992-2000
Tift County High School 2000-2002

Irwin High School 2002-2004
Lowndes High School 2004-Present
Wife – Gina
Children – Kirbi, Kerri Ann

Jermel Demps

Safeties

Lowndes High School (2006)
Carson Newman University (2010 BA Computer & Information Sciences)
Valdosta State University (2014 MEd)
Coaching Experience
Lowndes High 2010-11(Community Coach)
Berrien High School 2012
Worth High School 2013
Pelham High School 2014 (Defensive Coordinator) 
Lowndes High School 2015-Present
Wife – Lisa
Children – Kaci, Peyton, Paisley

Tommy Watson

Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line

Upson-Lee High School (1997)
Mississippi State University (2002 BA Physical Education)
Coaching Experience
Upson-Lee High School 2003- 2013 (Head Coach 2008 – 2013)
Valdosta High 2014 (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator)
Lowndes High School 2015 - Present
Wife – Jennifer

Children –  Levi, Lilee

Adam Gray

Tight Ends

Madison County High School (2001)

Florida State University (2005 Interdisciplinary Social Sciences)

Coaching Experience

University High School 2005-2006 (9th Grade Head Coach)

West Orange High School 2006-2007 (Running Backs)

Marianna High School 2007-2009 (Offensive Line)

Lowndes High School 2009-2012 (9th Grade Offensive Coordinator)

Berrien High School 2012-2013 (Offensive Coordinator)

Worth High School 2014-2016 (Offensive Coordinator)

Lowndes High School 2016-Present

Wife - Molly

Children - Gavin, Blake

Josh Akers

Associate Head Coach/Pass-Game Coordinator

Trenton High School 1999
University of Florida 2004 B.S. Exercise & Sport Science
Valdosta State University 2006 M.S. Ed

Valdosta State University 2019 Ed.S
Coaching Experience
Trenton High School 2000-2002
Lowndes High School 2003-2009
Branford High School 2010 (Defensive Coordinator)
Lafayette High School 2011-2013 (Defensive Coordinator) 2014-2015 (Offensive Coordinator)
Lowndes High School 2016-present
Wife- Jackie
Children- Libbie

Steve Lankford

Offensive Line

Midfield High School (1976)
Samford University (1981 BS)
Troy State University (2007 MEd)
Coaching Experience
Pickens Academy 1984
Freeport High School 1985
Madison County High School 1986-2002
Lowndes High School 2002-Present
Wife – Lee
Children – Brooke, Kelsey

Patrick Hunter

Kickers/Specialist

Colquitt County High School (2002)

Valdosta State University (2006 B.S.Ed. Health & Physical Education)

West Virginia University (2016 M.A. Special Education)

Coaching Experience

Lowndes High School – 2007, 2010-Present

Wife – Miriam

Children - Azélie, Blaise

Nick Towns

Wide Receivers

Dougherty High School 1998

West Virginia University B.S. Health & Physical Education 2004

Coaching Experience

Tusculum University- RB's (2004)

Dougherty High School- WR's (2005-2008)

Sherwood Christian High School- WR's (2009-2011)

Dougherty High School- WR's (2012-2014)

Lithia Springs High School- Receivers (2016)

Savannah High School- Offensive Coordinator (2017)

Wife- Danielle

Children- Darren, Nicholas, and Charlotte.

Dustin Heard

Defensive Line

Thomas County Central (2006)
Greensboro College
Thomas University (2011 BA Interdisciplinary Studies with History Focus)
Coaching Experience
Thomas County Central TE's 2009 DE 2010-2012
Worth Co High School Defensive Line 2013-2014 & 2016 Offensive Line 2015
Lowndes High School 2017-Present
Wife – Tiffany
Children – Tristan

Steve Holley

Quarterbacks

Troup High School (1995)
Valdosta State University (2000)
Troy State University (2006 MEd)
Nova Southeastern University (2008 EdS)
Coaching Experience
Lanier County High School 2000-2001(Defensive Coordinator)
Hamilton County High School 2001-2005 (Defensive Coordinator)
Lowndes Middle School 2006-2012 (Head Coach/AD 2008-2012)
Pine Grove Middle School 2013 – 2015 (Head Coach/AD)

Lowndes High School - 2016 - Present
Wife – Shalyn
Children – Tyler, Rilyn

Jacob Chesser

Video Coordinator/ Wide Receivers

Sprayberry High School (2012)

Valdosta State B.A. History (2016)

Valdosta State M.A.T. Secondary Education (2018)

Wife - Rebecca Chesser

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