2020 Picayune Maroon Tide Football Coaching Staff

                                                                                                                                 Bios courtesy of Tabitha Davis Stogner

Head Coach Cody Stogner

Head Coach Cody Stogner is a 2002 graduate of Picayune Memorial High School. After  graduation he attended Southwest Community College on a football scholarship.He was selected for theAll State Team in both high school and junior college.  He completed his degree at Nichols State University in 2005, where the Colonels won theSouthland Conference Championship, with him as an All American Center. Coach Stogner began his coaching career at Picayune in 2007 where he has helped lead the Tideman to compete in 3 State Championships, resulting in 2 State Titles. In 2016 Coach Stogner received his Masters in Education from Arkansas State University. He is married to Tabatha Stogner and they have 5 children. Coach Stogner’s coaching philosophy is simple, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it”. He plans to use what’s proven to work year after year, and simply put his new spin on things.

Seth Hayden, Chris Copelan, Adam Feeley, HC: Cody Stogner,Tyler Smith, Mark Summers, Brian Edwards

Coach Seth Hayden has been coaching for 11 years.  He is in his fourth year coaching at Picayune. Before coming to Picayune, he coached at Pearl River Central and Poplarville HS. In 2005, Seth earned a football scholarship to PRCC, winning two State Championships and competing for the Junior College National Championship. He continued to play football at West Texas A&M University where he would help the Buffalos win it’s third consecutive Lone Star Confrence Championship. Coach Hayden finished at West Texas with a Bachelors degree in Sports and Exercise Science. He received his Masters degree from William Carey University in Interscholastic Athletic Administration in August of 2019. He and his wife Ashley were married on July 29, 2006. They have four children, Kobe (13), Kamryn (11), Annabelle (5), and Samuel (2).

Coach Adam Feeley is a 2001 graduate of Picayune Memorial High School. After graduation, he attended Pearl River Community College for two years , then transferred to the University of Mississippi where he earned his bachelors degree. Adam began his teaching and coaching career in 2011 for Picayune School District. He was the head coach of the 7th & 8th grade football teams while also coaching on the varsity level. In 2014 he took over as 9th grade football coach and was named Coach of the Year for Coast District VIII in 2015. Coach Feeley has spent the last 5 years coaching running backs and quarterbacks. He has assisted the Maroon Tide in 2 State Championships and 4 South State Championships. Coach Feeley holds a Masters of Education and Administration. He now serves as Athletic Director for Picayune School District as well as Assistant Principal for PMHS. He is married to Mandy Feeley and they have 4 boys (Tyler, Collen, Alex and Maddox). Coach Feeley believes hardwork and accountability are keys to success in any aspect of life.

 

Coach Tyler Smith graduated in 2014 from Pearl River Central High School. After graduation, he attended Pearl River Community College where he played for the Wildcats for two years. In 2016 he transferred to The University of Southern Mississippi where he would graduate with a dual bachelors degree in sport coaching and education. Coach Smith spent last season, as his first, with the Maroon Tide as a graduate assistant under Coach Cody Stogner. This season will be Tyler’s first official season with the Maroon Tide as the defensive line coach. He is married to Kayleigh Smith. Coach Smith believes that fighting through adversity and hard work is the key to being successful in all walks of life.

 

Coach Brian Edwards is the offensive line coach at PMHS.  He had the privilege to be a student intern under Coach Calvin Triplett in 1986 when they won the state title. After graduating from USM, he went on to coach five years at Diberville under Coach Buddy Singleton before moving on to coach four years at East Central with Coach Dodd Lee. He moved to Picayune in 1996 to coach the offensive line. He was named National Foundation Assistant Coach of the Year in 2005.  He and Coach Lee coached the South All Stars to a win in the Mississippi All-Star Game in 2009. In 2012, he was named the MAC Distinguished Coach of the Year.  As the O-Line coach for Picayune, he helped lead the Tide to two State Championships. He is married to Tami Edwards and has three children and seven grandchildren.  Coach Edwards believes coaching is more than just instruction on the field.  It is developing skills and moral values to help his players to become successful in life.