2019-20 Football
Rod Reed
Head Coach
Shannon Harris
Asst. Head/Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
Garry Fisher
Defensive Coordinator / Safeties
Russ Ehrenfeld
Offensive Line
Nick Davison
Defensive Line
Kevin Mashack
Running Backs / Recruiting Coordinator
Antonio Bradford
Tight Ends and Tackles / Run Game Coordinator
Ahmaad Smith
Rico Council
Linebackers / Special Teams Coordinator
Vantz Singletary
Defensive Ends
Tarvaris Jackson
Tony Williams IV
Director of Operations
Jared Coulter
Director of Football Operations
Tyler Miles
Strength & Conditioning
Jeremy Taylor
Head Equipment Manager
Trevor Searcy
Associate Athletic Trainer
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Jeremy Taylor
In the summer of 2011, Jeremy Taylor was named equipment manager at Tennessee State University. Taylor’s duties include managing purchases and maintaining logs.
He joins the staff after spending three years at Northwestern State (La.). Prior to his arrival at NSU in the summer of 2008, Taylor served as head equipment manager from 2005-2007 at Jacksonville State. While working on his undergraduate degree, Taylor worked as a student manager at Jacksonville State from 2001-04.
He was also a student manager at Snead State Community College from 1998-2001, while working on his associates degree. During that time, Taylor also served as a volunteer coach at his alma mater, Collinsville (Ala.) High School, working beside his father coaching girls’ basketball and softball diamond.
Outside of athletics, Taylor served as a Communications Officer and Jailor for the Collinsville (Ala.) Police Department and a volunteer firefighter for the city. In addition, he also worked in the same capacity at the Black Creek Fire Department.
Taylor has achieved certifications in: Basic First Aid; CPR/AED; AirEvac and MedFlight Landing Zone Operations; National Incident Management Systems; and HAZMAT Emergency Operations.
Taylor has been a member of the American Equipment Managers Association since 2004, AEMA Certified in 2006, and recertified in 2009. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history and minors in both physical education and recreational management from Jacksonville State in 2005.