Assistant Head Coach / Defensive Line
Coach Halbrooks is a native of Paulding County, and attended East Paulding High School. While at East, Coach Halbrooks lettered in football, wrestling and track and was a captain his senior year. Coach Halbrooks Earned his Social Studies degree from Kennesaw State University in 2002, and a Master’s degree in 2009 from Georgia Southern University. This is Coach Halbrooks 18th year coaching and his 12th at Hiram.
He coached previously at Dobbins Middle School for 2 years, and the Acworth Youth program for 3 years before that.
Email : DHalbrooks@Paulding.k12.ga.us
Coach Stone is entering his 25th year coaching and 14th year at Hiram. He teaches math and coordinates the defense and coaches the safety’s. Previously he coached 5 years at Morrow High School, 3 years at Glynn Academy, 3 years at East Paulding High School and 8 previous years at Hiram High School.
Coach Stone is married to the former Leigh Williams of Molena, GA. The have two sons Levi (18), Jake(7) and one daughter Kate(15).
Recruiting Coordinator / Wide Receivers
This is Coach Steele’s 4th year coaching at Hiram, returning after 11 years. He previously coached at Carver High School and Woodland High School before returning to Hiram. Coach Steele is a native of Gordon County and this is his 17th year coaching. He is a graduate of Valdosta State University where he earned his
B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. He also has a Master’s degree is ESEP and EBD from Walden University. Coach Steele was a member of the Valdosta State University football team. He will be responsible for coaching the Varsity WR’s and serves as the Recruiting Coordinator. He also serves as the Head Track Coach.
Coach Steele has been married to his wife, Olivia, for 17 years. They have one son, Silas (9).
Defensive Backs/ Strength & Conditioning
Coach Brown is entering his fourth year of coaching at Hiram High School. He is a Central-Carrollton High School 2007 graduate, where he lettered all four years in Football and Track. He was an All-Area wide receiver selection his senior year at Central-Carrollton. Coach Brown received a Bachelors of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of West Georgia. He currently teaches Physical Education at Hal Hutchens Elementary.
Coach Brown has been married to his wife, Shatari, for 3 years. They have one son, Rhyland (5 months)
Offensive Line Assistant Coach
This will be Coach Burgess’s second year with Hiram. He is an Athens, Ga native where he played high school football at Cedar Shoals High School where as a senior he was a part of the All-Northeast Georgia football team. He played college football at Mars Hill College in North Carolina. He graduated from the University of West Georgia where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Special Education. Coach Burgess is currently a Math teacher at J.A. Dobbins Middle School. Coach Burgess will be coaching the Hiram offensive line alongside Coach Moson this year.
Special Teams Coordinator / Kickers
Coach Mount is a native of Silver Creek, GA. He is a 1993 graduate of Pepperell High School where he played football, wrestled and participated in track. Coach Mount attended Cumberland College and Jacksonville State University where he played offensive and defensive line. Coach Mount has 19 years of coaching experience in Middle and High School sports. This is his 3rd year working with the Hiram football program and he will be responsible for Special Teams Coordination. This is Coach Mount’s 4th year as assistant wrestling coach and assistant track coach.
Coach Owens, a Hiram alumni, returns to Hiram as a member of the offensive staff, as the quarterback coach. Coach Owens has 6 years of coaching experience, 4 years at Temple High School, and he is approaching his third year at Hiram. Throughout his coaching experience, Owens has coached multiple sports including football, basketball, and track; sports in which he competed in as a Hornet. After high school, Coach Owens played football at Tusculum College and Jacksonville State University. At Hiram High School, Owens is also the boy’s Track Head Coach and he teaches the Web Development pathway.
Sean Amos is entering his first year with Hiram High School, and his third year as a certified athletic trainer. He is a native of Bolingbroke, GA, and graduated with his B.S. degree in athletic training from Valdosta State University. After VSU, Sean worked with the football and track and field teams as a graduate assistant at Troy University, while earning his Master’s degree in Sport and Fitness Management. Sean met his fiancé, Elizabeth Holmes, while attending Valdosta State University, and will be marrying her this September.
9th Grade Assistant Coach
Married to Christi Jones and have 3 children Indiana Jones 11th Grade, Mon- tana Jones 8th Grade, and Arizona Jones 4th Grade.
1990-1994 Mt. Zion(Carroll) High School, Community Football and Baseball Coach
1994-2000 Jonesboro High School Assistant Football and Baseball Coach
2000-2005 Mt. Zion (Jonesboro) High School Assistant Football (2000-2001) Head Baseball (2000-2005), Head Softball (2003-2004)
2005-Present Hiram High School Assistant Baseball (2006-2007)
23nd year of teaching Social Studies
Coach Lindley is a 2009 graduate of Hiram High School where he lettered three years of varsity football. He has been part of the staff since 2009