Shiloh Christian Names Berus Defensive Coordinator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Shiloh Christian Head Coach Jeff Conaway announced his new Defensive Coordinator on Monday. Chris Berus
comes to the Saints after 6 successful years as head coach at Plainview High School in Oklahoma. Berus will
run a 4-2-5 defense, a switch from the 3-3 stack scheme that the Saints ran in 2014. The entire Shiloh family
would like to welcome Coach Berus, his beautiful wife Sammie, and their three children; Jourdan, Broc, and
In other coaching changes, Greg Tibbitt will move from Defensive Coordinator to Offensive Line, Andrew Jordan
moves from Safeties to Running Backs, and Tyler Weddle takes over as Head Strength & Conditioning
Coordinator. See below for Coach Berus' full bio.
Coach Chris Berus Bio
Coach Chris Berus enters his first season in Springdale as the Shiloh Christian Defensive Coordinator. Berus
runs a 4-2-5 defensive scheme with him that has seen great success in his coaching career. Prior to arriving at
Shiloh, he was the Head Coach at Plainview (OK) High School from 2009-2014. During his 6 year tenure with
PHS, he compiled a record of 52-22 while winning three conference championships and reaching the playoffs
every year. In 2013, Berus' Plainview team rolled to a 13-0 record before falling in the state semifinals.
Coach Berus grew up in Denton, TX and is a 1991 graduate of Denton High School. He completed his BS and
Masters at East Central University, graduating in 1995. While at ECU, he played one season of football as a tight
Berus spent three seasons (2006-2008) as an assistant coach at Carl Albert High School, where he coached
Running Backs and Defensive Ends. Prior to Carl Albert, Coach Berus was an assitant coach at Ada High
School from 1996-2005.
Coach Berus and his wife Sammie have three children, Jourdan, 24, is an ECU graduate with a degree in graphic
design. Broc, 16, is a Junior on the Saints football team; and Kennedy, 15, is a Sophomore.
The Berus Family