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Coach Detail

Darry Marshall

Title: Assistant AD - Chief of Staff

Joined Flames Nation:
February 2019

Football Staff Responsibilities:
• Oversees the day-to-day management of the football program
• Supervises football administrative areas (Operations, Player Personnel and Player Development)
• Football budget oversight
• Serves as the liaison to the athletic department and university administration
• Ensures the football program runs smoothly, creating an environment for the student-athletes t to succeed, both on and off the field

Flames Football Highlights:
• Joined Liberty's staff as a defensive quality control staff member in February 2019
• Promoted to Assistant AD/Chief of Staff in January 2020
• Helped the Flames post an 8-5 record in their first full season at the FBS level in 2019
• Liberty defeated Georgia Southern in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl, becoming the third team in NCAA history to win a bowl game during its first season at the FBS level

Road to Liberty University:
• Retired (2014-18)
• Principal – Munford High School in Munford, Tenn. (2002-14)
- School population of 1,350 students and 95 teachers/staff members
- Rated by the state of Tennessee as a Level 5 school each year
- 2012 West Tennessee Principal of the Year
• Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator – Northside High School in Fort Smith, Ark. (1999-2002)
- Won the 5A State Championship in 1999
- 1999 Arkansas 5A Nike Coach of the Year
- Advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2000
- Coached the AAA State East/West All-Star Game in 2000
- Head Coaching Record: 24-11
• Head Coach and Athletic Counselor – Munford High School in Munford, Tenn. (1995-98)
- 5A State title runner-up in 1997
- Advanced to the second round of the state playoffs in 1995, 1996 and 1998
- 1997 and 1998 Region Coach of the Year
- 1997 Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps Coach of the Year
- Finalist for the Best of the Preps Coach of the Year in 1995, 1996 and 1998
- Head Coaching Record: 40-10
• Head Coach and Bible Teacher – Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, Tenn. (1988-94)
- Advanced to the 2A state semifinals in 1993 and the quarterfinals in 1992 and 1994
- Second round of the state playoffs in 1991
- Helped Briarcrest Christian make bowl game appearances in 1988 and 1989
- 1993 Region Coach of the Year
- Finalist for the Best of the Preps Coach of the Year Award in 1992 and 1994
- Hired Hugh Freeze as a part of his coaching staff in 1992 as an Offensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs
- Head Coaching Record: 62-22
• Head Coach and Science Teacher – North Point Christian School in Memphis, Tenn. (1986-87)
- 1986 1A District Champions
- 1986 1A state playoff appearance
- 1986 District Coach of the Year
- Head Coaching Record: 12-9
• Defensive Coordinator – Munford High School in in Munford, Tenn. (1984-85)
• Head Freshman Coach and Assistant High School Coach – Evangelical Christian School in Memphis, Tenn. (1982-83)
- 1983 1A State Champions
• Overall Head Coaching Record: 138-53 (72.2 winning percentage
• Overall Postseason Record: 14-7 (66.7 winning percentage)

Getting to Know Darry Marshall:
• Graduate of Ouachita Baptist University (1980)
• B.S. in Secondary Education
• Graduate of Louisiana Tech University (1982)
• M.A. in Secondary School Counseling
• Earned a Leadership degree from University of Memphis in 1996
• 2009 Briarcrest Christian Athletics Hall of Fame member
• Native of Memphis, Tenn.
• Wife: Debbie
• Children: Amber and Aaron
• Grandchildren: Noah and Charley