Front Row: Brent Daniels, Josh Matiz, Jason Skeens
Back Row: Bill Melvin, Andy Schmidt, Head Coach Bob Ashley, Kevin Lloyd
Bob Ashley goes into his 2nd year at Minford, his 7th as head football coach. Bob will serve as Offensive Coordinator and Defensive Backs Coach.
Bob is a 1982 graduate of Meigs High School, where he received a scholarship to the University of Utah as a quarterback. Bob transferred to West Virginia State where he was a 3-time All-Conference Player and a 3-time All-American Player. Much of his football background and philosophy were developed during his collegiate playing days, as well as by his father, who has 30 years experience as a head football coach.
Bob will be teaching physical education at Minford Elementary Primary School. He and his wife Michelle reside in Portsmouth.
Andy Schmidt - Head Varsity Assistant/Defensive Coordinator/Offensive Tight-End Coach
Coach Andy Schmidt is starting his 2nd year as Head Varsity Assistant/Defensive Coordinator, and Offensive Tight-End Coach at Minford High School. Coach Schmidt is a 1988 graduate of Notre Dame High School. Coach Schmidt has been part of 6 SOC championships as a player/coach. He is employed at Andy Glockner Honda-Toyota as a Service Manager. He and his wife, Trisha, and daughter Hadyn, reside in Portsmouth.
Brent Daniels - Varsity Football Coach/Running Backs & Defensive Lineman Coach
Coach Daniels is entering his 13th season as Varsity Football Coach. He is beginning his 4th season as a Minford Football Coach. Prior to his arrival at Minford, Coach Daniels coached football at Wheelersburg for 3 years, Piketon for 1 year and Minford for 4 years. He will be coaching running backs and defensive linemen.
Coach Daniels is a 1989 graduate of Minford High School and a graduate of Shawnee State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. Continuing his education at Rio Grande University, he received a Master's Degree in Special Education. He currently teaches Special Education at Minford Middle School.
Coach Brent Daniels and his wife, Deborah, are the parents of 2 children. The Daniels family resides in Minford.
John Berry - Strength and Conditioning Coach
John Berry is in his 5th year as strength and conditioning coach at Minford. John is also a graduate of Minford High School and is a practicing attorney in the Portsmouth area. John, his wife Rhonda, and their 2 children reside in Minford.
Kevin Lloyd - Offensive and Defensive Lines Coach
Coach Kevin Lloyd is part of the MHS coaching staff this year working as the Offensive and Defensive Lines Coach. He previously coached during the 1980's at Northwest High School, serving as Head Lineman Coach and as the JV Coach. He has been with the Minford Local School District as Middle School Principal for the past 12 years. Coach Lloyd and his wife, Suzi, reside in the Rosemount area with their 3 children, Matt, Kendra, and Seth.
Josh Matiz - DB's and Receivers Coach
Coach Josh Matiz is starting his 4th year as a Minford Falcon Football Coach. Prior to his arrival at Minford, Coach Matiz coached football at Portsmouth East High School for 2 years. He will be coaching DB's and Receivers for Minford.
Coach Matiz is a 1989 graduate of Portsmouth High School. At PHS he was a 3-year starter in football as a defensive back. His senior year, he was chosen First Team OKAC All Conference, First Team All District, and Honorable Mention All State as a Defensive Back.
Coach Matiz received a scholarship to West Virginia State. While playing football for WVState, he was a 4-year letterman as a Defensive Back. Coach Matiz graduated from WVState in 1993 with a degree in Physical Education.
Coach Matiz is starting his 7th year as a teacher. This will be his fourth year in the Minford School District. He is teaching Physical Education at Minford Middle School.
Bill Melvin - Offensive & Defensive Ends Coach
Coach Bill Melvin is entering his 6th season at Minford. He spent 2 years as a Junior High Coach and the last 3 years as the Freshman Head Coach & Varsity Assistant Coach. He is the Offensive and Defensive Ends Coach.
A graduate of Valley High School in 1989, he was a 4-year letterman in football. He was a member of the 1985 Championship Team, received second team all SOC honors as a Junior and first team all SOC honors as a Senior. Coach Bill Melvin played 1 year of college football at Waynesburg College in Waynesburg, PA.
Coach Melvin is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine and is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic Medicine in Davenport, IA. He has and office in Minford and an office in Jackson. He and his wife, Kristi, reside in Minford. They have 3 girls attending Minford schools: Miranda, Macy, and Merrill K.
Justin H. Skeenes
1992 - 1993 West Virginia Tech Quarterback, Wide Receiver
BA Board of Regents Degree from West Virginia University
Master of Science from Marshall University Graduate School
Employed by Southern Ohio Medical Center for the past 4 years as an Exercise Physiologist specializing in exercise, wellness and athletic performance. Coordinator of the SOMC Hospital wellness program GET-A-LIFE, Corporate sales, and the Performance Enhancement Center which focuses on area athletes.
October 1, 2003 9:18 AM