Coaches

Heath Webb, Head Coach

  • Wife: Jesi
  • Children: Josie (9), Abbie Kate (7), Thomas (2)
  • 18th year coaching, 10th as a head coach
  • College: Played WR at Presbyterian; MEd. Piedmont
  • Twitter: @CoachHeathWebb

 

Tauris Hendrix, Exec. Asst.

  • 2004 GHS graduate and basketball state champion
  • Also works with basketball & track

 

Naji Lyon, Asst. Head Coach/OL

  • Wife: Julie
  • Children: Tristan (15), Mason (12)
  • 16th year coaching
  • Education: Cal State, San Berandino; MEd. from U. of Cumberland
  • 8 years active duty in USMC, Staff Sargent
  • Teaches English

 

Luther Price, Academic Coord. / DBs

  • Wife: Valerie
  • Children: Deonna, Zack
  • 17th year coaching (college, HS)
  • Education: Valdosta State; BA Nova Southeastern U. 
  • Served in USMC
  • Serves as a special education teacher in Sci. Dept.

 

Artie Ulmer, Def. Coord. / LBs

  • Wife: Clare
  • Daughters: Cyleigh & Caytie
  • 9th year coaching
  • Education: GA Southern, VSU
  • Played 9 Yrs in NFL: Falcons, Broncos, Vikings, 49ers
  • Teaches Strength and Conditioning at GHS

 

Chris Davis, Off. Coord. / QBs

  • Wife: Kelly
  • Children: Kennedi & Graham
  • 20th year coaching (5 as HC) (3 state titles, 2 National titles)
  • Education: BA from UCF; MS from Miss. State
  • Also serves as Strength & Conditioning Coord.
  • Twitter: @CoachDavis12

 

Billy Bryan, OLBs

  • Children: Will (20), Colette (16), Riley (14)
  • 21st Year coaching
  • Played collegiate baseball at Birmingham Southern & UAB
  • Education: BS Mathematics UGA; MS Mathematics West Ga.
  • Teaches math at GHS
  • Twitter: @CoachInBlack12

 

PJ Davis, WRs, K/P

  • Wife: Lauren
  • Children: Tripp (3), Collins (7 months)
  • 10th year coaching
  • 1 State Championship 2012
  • 2007 GHS graduate
  • Played 1 yr at Shorter University as K/P
  • Education: BA from University of North Georgia
  • Teaches Physical Science at GMS
  • Twitter: @CoachDavisPJ

 

Dave McConnell, DL

  • Wife: Denise
  • Children: Heather, David, Jacob
  • 38th yr teaching/coaching
  • GHS Teacher of the Year 01-02
  • 3 state championships
  • Social Studies Department Chair at GHS

 

Detrick Miller, WRs/9th OC

  • Dena
  • Children: Camden (24), Tangi (18), DJ (13)
  • 17th season coaching – East Hall, Flowery Branch, GMS

 

Blake Palmer, OL

  • Wife: Haleigh
  • Children: Matti (4), Brylee (1)
  • 9th year coaching
  • Education: LaGrange College, played OL
  • Teaches math at GHS
  • Twitter: @Coach_BPalmer

 

David Stringer, LBs / 9th DC

  • Wife: Nikki
  • Children: Devan, Dalena, Chassity, Dujuana, Toddrick, Chassin, Jaya
  • 15th Year Coaching
  • Gainesville Firefighter for 25 years

 

Stacy Young, DL

  • Wife: Lynn
  • Children: Chassity, Stacy II, Lakiah, Amberly, Shadondria, Anthony, Stacy T, Demetrius, Bre'iandria, Cam, Tangi, DJ
  • 12 Future Red Elephant grandchildren
  • 18th year coaching
  • DL MVP on 1982 GHS state runner up team
  • Gainesville Firefighter for 20+ years

 

Stoney Lunsford, RB/TE, K/P

  • Wife: Sherryl Lunsford
  • Children: Trenton, Ashleigh
  • Education: Western Carolina University
  • 21st year coaching
  • Teaches: Strength and Conditioning at GHS

Jewon Jeffries

  • GHS graduate 2009
  • Curtis Segars Award recepient 2009
  • BS Johnson C. Smith University 2014
  • Sports Management Degree
  • Also played basketball at GHS