Adam DePriest is currently in his 16th year of coaching football and teaching. He began his
career at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock, where he coached receivers and was the special
teams coordinator. After the Bruins won three state championships in 10 seasons, Coach
DePriest moved on to become the offensive coordinator at Harrison High School for three years.
The offense improved each season from 13 points per game the year before he arrived to 42
points per game in his final season. After a year as the head coach at Elmwood Middle School
in Rogers, Coach Conaway hired DePriest to be the offensive coordinator and receivers coach
at Shiloh Christian. Coach DePriest is in his 2nd season in that role and has added the title of
junior high head coach and coordinator of development for the youth football program.
Coach DePriest was a valedictorian at Mena High School for the Class of 1998 where he
lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. He went on to play four years of college baseball
at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He received his B.S.E. in mathematics
from Ouachita in 2002.
Coach DePriest and his wife, Carol, also a Ouachita alumni, have been married 16 years and
have five children - Ella, Wylie, Ally, Zane, and Thomas.
Years at SC:
Ouachita Baptist University
Mena High School