Coaching Staff

2015 Coaching Staff

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 Scott Clemmons
 Head Coach
 
                        Coach Clemmons is a 1994 Graduate of Edgewood and a 2005 Graduate of Wilmington College. Coach Clemmons is entering his 18th year of coaching football and his forth year as Head Coach. He has his Master's Degree in special education from Wright State University and currently teaches at the high school. His wife, Lindsey ('03), teaches 1st grade at Babeck Elementary School. They have three daughters, Ellie, Addison and Brooklynn.
Greg Brown
Running Backs Coach
                
                Coach Brown is a 1986 graduate of Edgewood and earned his Bachelor's Degree at Miami University. He earned Masters Degree from Concordia University in 2012. He is entering his 26th year of coaching football. He teaches Social Studies at Edgewood High School. He is also the head varsity coach for girls basketball. His wife, Melissa, is employed by Miami University. They have 3 daughters Hannah, Emma, and Maura. 
Matt Root
Quarterbacks Coach/Offensive Coordinator

               
Coach Root is a 2005 Graduate of Edgewood and a 2009 graduate of Tiffin University, where he was a 4-year member of the football team. He Earned his Master's Degree in Special Education at Wright State University in 2012. Coach Root currently teaches at the high school. He is currently a resident of Trenton. He is married to Anna who is also a 2005 Graduate of Edgewood.  They have one daughter Kaylynn. This is his 7th year with the Cougars. He is also the head coach of the Varsity Baseball team.
Todd Apgar
Fullbacks Coach/Kickers Coach


            Coach Apgar is a 1996 graduate of Fairfield High School and a 2003 graduate of Miami University.  He earned his Master's degree in education from Miami University in 2005.  He currently teaches at the high school and has been in the district for 11 years.  He has coached basketball for 6 years at EMS and is entering his 2nd year on the football staff.  He is married to Krista who is also a Miami Alum and teacher.  They have two sons, Braiden and Mason.     
 Kris Korty
Offensive Line Coach

                
Coach Korty is a 2001 graduate of Edgewood and a 2005 graduate of Miami University. He is entering his 11th season of coaching for the Cougars. He earned his Masters Degree from Miami University in 2011. He teaches Special Education and has taught Social Studies at the High School and and lives in Trenton.
 Lance Barker 
 Defensive Coordinator 


    Coach Barker is a 1988 graduate of Fenwick High School. Attended Wilmington College and played football. Coached at Fenwick for 10 years. Currently lives outside of Seven Mile with his wife Lori and two children Brick and Brynn. Coach Barker is entering his second year at Edgewood.
Jason Heflin
Offensive Line

               
Coach Heflin is a 1989 Edgewood graduate and a 1993 graduate of the University of Dayton, where he was a 4-year member of the football team. He received his Master's degree from Wright State University. He has taught and coached at Fairborn, Madison and Hamilton. He received the Crystal Apple Award and was SW District Coach of the Year in Division IV. He is returning to the English classroom at the High School. He and his wife Cheryl ('89) live in Trenton and have two sons, Alec and Jackson. this is his 10th year back with the Cougars.
Jessie Hubbard
Offensive Line 

        Coach Hubbard is a 1989 Edgewood graduate. He served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is a Corrections Counselor for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. He has coached the last 3 seasons at Little Miami High School. He and his wife Erin live in Trenton and have four kids, Jessie, Jayna, Jillian and Jake.
Gary Clemmons    
Defensive Line Coach

            
   Coach Clemmons is a 1992 Edgewood graduate, and has his bachelor degree in Christian Ministry from Grand Canyon University. This is his 9th year coaching with the Cougars.  Gary serves as the Butler County Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Gary and his wife , Kristy ('92) live in Hamilton with their two children Justin and Samantha.
Casey Meyers
Outside Linebackers Coach

    Coach Meyers is a 2001 graduate of Ross High School and a 2006 graduate of Miami university.  Coach Meyers is entering his 1st season at Edgewood after spending 10 seasons coaching varsity football at Ross High School and Colerain High School. Coach Meyers serves as an intervention specialist at Edgewood Middle School. He lives in Ross with his wife Ashley.  They have two children Hailey and C.J.  
                

           

Thad Persinger
Secondary Coach

    Coach Persinger is a 1992 graduate of Talawanda High School.  Coach Persinger will be in his 1st year with Edgewood High School.  He has been with Edgewood Middle School as a 7th grade coach for the last 2 seasons.  He lives in Trenton with his wife Chasity.  They have to two boys Trent and Cort.

             
Doug Smith
Inside Linebackers Coach
          
             
Coach Smith is a 1990 graduate of Hilltop High School and a 1995 graduate of The University of Findlay where he was a three year letter winner in football and earned his Bachelors Degrees in Environmental Management as well as Biology. Coach Smith and his wife Gina have two children Cole who attends Ohio University and Rebecca is a sophomore at EHS. Coach Smith is entering his 6th year coaching for the cougars and his 3nd at the high school level.