Bubba Skelton Athletic Director/Head Boys' Basketball Coach
Coach Skelton come to MHS with an impressive background including a five-time Region 23 and five-time MACJC Coach of the Year selection. In 20 seasons as a head coach at the junior college level, Skelton is 394-169 overall for an impressive .700 winning percentage. Along with his years of experience as a head basketball coach, Skelton served as Director of Athletics at Northwest Mississippi Community College from 2014-18. The ranger athletic/academic awards culminated with winning the Halbrook Award for the first time in school history. This most prestigious award is presented to the MS Community College with the highest percentage of graduating student athletes. A native of Leland, Skelton was a four-year letterman at Mississippi College and was an All-GSC Academic team selection in 1986 and 1987. During his time at MHS, the boys' basketball team has won the North State Championship, District Championship, North State Runner-Ups, and Skelton was named District Coach of the Year in 20-21. Skelton is married to the former Tammie Pryor of Ellisville, and they have one son, Trey, a 2015 graduate of MHS, and a former Northwest basketball player.
Carie Dever Boaz Associate Athletic Director/Co-Head Softball Coach
Carie Dever Boaz played collegiately at Fresno State, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health science in 1990. She reached the NCAA Women’s College World Series championship game in four consecutive seasons and was selected to the all-tournament team twice. She has over 20 years of college softball coaching experience at South Carolina, Arkansas, Florida, Virginia and was name the 1999 SEC Coach of the Year. She also has two years in the pro league, seven years at the high school rank, and five years in travel ball. Dever Boaz spent the past five years at The University of West Alabama rebuilding the program and building a stadium under fundraising efforts by Dever Boaz. She also coached at Magnolia Heights High School (2009-13), leading the Lady Chiefs to five state tournament appearances and two runner-up finishes and returns this year as Assistant Coach for softball and Associate Athletic Director. Dever Boaz lives in Senatobia with her husband, Bruce, and their daughter Macie plays softball and basketball at MHS.
Chris McMinn Head Baseball Coach/Assistant Softball Coach
Chris McMinn is a graduate of Delta State University and began his career as a teacher and coach at Horn Lake High School. As a baseball and basketball coach, he holds many district and state titles. He joined MHS in 2005 as the Head Baseball coach and Head Girls' Basketball coach. He has won 9 of the last 11 Baseball State Championships and has been named the MAIS Coach of the Year 9 times, as well as The Clarion Ledge Coach of the Year in 2013. Over 40 of his players have signed to play college at the next level, and currently Dustin Skelton playing for the Florida Marlins and formerly Jacob Billingsley with the Houston Astros. His baseball record stands at 442-112 and the 2021 baseball team was ranked #22 Nationally by Collegiate Baseball and #39 Nationally by Baseball America. Coach McMinn is married to Tessa McMinn and they have 3 children, Ashton, Peyton, and Maddux.
Cliff Young Head Varsity Football Coach
Cliff Young is a 1983 graduate of Magnolia Heights. He then went to Northwest Mississippi Community College and Delta State where he earned his degree in Science and Education. He began his career at Bayou Academy and then began at MHS in 1988. He became Head Football Coach in 1997 and holds 3 State Championships: 2001, 2002, and 2006. He has had multiple players continue their football career in the SEC, including Cameron Lawrence, who played for Mississippi State University and then the Dallas Cowboys. He is married to Stacey Young and they have 4 children, Luke, Shea, Bo, and Ty, who plays football and basketball.
Jacqueline Simpson Junior High Cheer Sponsor
Jacqueline Simpson is 2005 graduate of Magnolia Heights School and currently serving in her fourth year at MHS. She earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Mississippi in 2009 and a master’s degree from Belhaven University in 2011. Jacqueline is married to Jim Simpson. They live in Senatobia with their two boys, James (4) and Jackson (1).
Blake Frazier Head JH Football Coach/Asst. HS Football Coach
Coach Blake Frazier begins his 6th season at Magnolia Heights and his 23rd year of coaching football. Blake is the Head Jr. High Football Coach and an Assistant Football Coach for the Chiefs. Frazier came to The Hill from the Community College world and coached in Perry, FL, Mobile, AL, and MS (Jones, Northwest, and East Central). Blake grew up in south Mississippi and graduated from North Pike High School, SWCC, and the University of Southern Mississippi. Most recently, Coach Frazier completed his Masters’ Degree from Mississippi College. Blake and his wife, the former Penny Hawks, live in Senatobia and have one daughter, Maisey. Maisey is a 6th grader at MHS and the Jr. High Football Manager.
Ellen Glosson High School Cheer Sponsor
Ellen Glosson is a graduate of Delta State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She has been married for 23 years to Ray Glosson. They have one daughter, Maggie, who is a MHS alumna where she cheered, played basketball, and ran track. She is a senior at Mississippi State University. Mrs. Ellen is in her 5th year as Varsity Cheer Sponsor and her 10th year as the Secondary and Elementary Art teacher.
Renee King Cheer Sponsor
Renee King is a gradate of University of Mississippi. This is her 6th year at Magnolia Heights, teaching 1st grade. She is married to Jeremy King a 1997 graduate of Magnolia Heights. Jeremy and Renee have 2 daughters, Lilly and Molly, Lilly is a member of the Varsity Cheer team and she’s in 11th grade. Molly is a member of the Junior Cheer team she’s in 9th grade. This is Renee’s 5th year as Junior High Cheer Sponsor. She is also working with the Varsity Cheer Team.
Zack Suddoth Head Varsity Girls' Basketball
Zack Suddoth lives in Senatobia with his wife, Lauren, and daughter, Taygen. This is his tenth-year coaching and second year at Magnolia Heights. Coach Suddoth attended Magnolia Heights from 4K through his senior year, where he played multiple sports including basketball, baseball, and track. After graduating, he continued his education at the University of Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education specializing in History. After graduating college, Suddoth accepted a job at Strayhorn High School as the High School Boys’ Basketball Coach. Coach Suddoth is currently the all time winningest coach in the school's history. Now in his second year at Magnolia Heights, he is excited to be named the Head Coach for the High School Girls’ Basketball Team.
Scott Blaylock Head Boys' and Girls' Soccer Coach
Scott Blaylock was hired as the first full-time Head Coach of the Chiefs soccer programs for Boys and Girls in April of 2019, after serving three seasons as Head Soccer Coach for Boys and Girls at Lake Cormorant Middle School. Prior to coaching and teaching, Coach Blaylock served for 10 years on Active Duty in the Army National Guard. In May of 2015, Blaylock was medically retired from the Army and began his path into teaching and coaching. Coach Blaylock first graduated from Cruger-Tchula Academy in 2001, and later graduated from Ashford University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security & Emergency Management, with a minor in Political Science and Government. In 2018, he received a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary from Mississippi State University. Blaylock is married to Magnolia Heights’ Tennis Coach, Tasha Conner Blaylock, also a 2001 graduate of Cruger-Tchula Academy. They have two children who also attend MHS. Miller, his daughter, plays soccer and Miles plays Pee Wee football.
Tasha Blaylock Tennis Coach
Coach Tasha Blaylock is originally from Greenwood, MS and a graduate of Cruger-Tchula Academy where she was involved in various school clubs and athletics. She received an Associate’s Degree from Mississippi Delta Community College and B.A. from Ashford University. She also obtained her teaching certification through Belhaven University and currently holds a Master’s Degree from Arkansas State University. Coach Tasha Blaylock currently resides in Hernando with her husband, Coach Scott Blaylock, and two children, Miller and Myles. She has taught 5th and 6th graders for a combined ten years while also serving as a coach or sponsor for the community in soccer, basketball, and a spirit squad. She is currently in her second year as a teacher and tennis coach for Magnolia Heights School.
Katelynn Hadley Cross Country/Assistant Girls Basketball
Katelynn Hadley is a graduate of Magnolia Heights and then attended Blue Mountain College where she played basketball from 2006-2010. She is in her 4th year at MHS teaching Elementary Parallel. She is married to Josh Hadley and they have two children, Olen and Finley.
Josh Hadley Junior High Boys Basketball
Josh Hadley grew up in Delhi, New York and played basketball at Davis College. He graduated from Blue Mountain College with a Bachelor of Science degree. Coach Hadley previously worked at Regents School of Oxford where he served as a basketball coach and physical education teacher. He is starting his 6th year at Magnolia Heights, 11th year overall, where he teaches Elementary PE and coaches Boys basketball and Golf. He is married to Katelynn Hadley and has two children, Olen and Finley.
Brett Prosek Co-Head Softball Coach
Brett Prosek is in her 8th year at Magnolia Heights School as Junior High History and Health teacher and Head Softball Coach. Prior to moving to Mississippi, Prosek served as a Volunteer Asst. Coach at the University of Arkansas after finishing her collegiate career as part of the Lady Razorback softball team. Prosek was part of the first-ever recruiting class at Arkansas started by Carie Dever-Boaz in 1996. A love of the diamond runs in the family for Prosek. Her father Bruce Erickson leads the state of Wisconsin in career wins as a Head Baseball Coach. Her older brother, Matt Erickson, is the manger for the Milwaukee Brewers affiliate single “A” team. Prosek graduated from Arkansas in 2001 with a degree in Kinesiology. Prosek and her husband, Andy, reside in Senatobia with their two sons Drew and Cole who attend Magnolia Heights. Drew plays basketball and baseball, while Cole plays football, basketball, and baseball.
Ed Rich Assistant HS Football Coach/JH Baseball Coach
Ed Rich is a graduate of Delta State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He coached at Southaven High School for 28 years. He was the Head Baseball Coach for 13 years and holds 3 state championship titles. He also served as the Head Football Coach for 13 years. Coach Rich is married to Luanne Rich and they have 3 children. He is entering his 4th year at MHS.
Dakota Dailey Assistant Coach - JH/Varsity Football, Basketball, Baseball
Dakota Dailey lettered in baseball, basketball, and football from Marshall Academy in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He started his collegiate career at Delta State University in 2015 with a scholarship to play basketball. He then transferred to Northwest Community College the following year to play both basketball and baseball, where he Lettered two seasons. He also played basketball at Northwest CC for the 2016-17 season then focused on baseball the following year. After Northwest CC, he attended the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL with a baseball scholarship. He attended South Alabama for two years and graduated with a degree in Sports Management in 2020. Coach Dailey will be an assistant coach for the baseball, basketball, and football teams. He will also be teaching 7th grade World History and 9th grade World Geography.
Clayton Sibley Athletic Trainer
Clayton Sibley; ATC, LAT is the Athletic Trainer for Magnolia Heights. He has served as an Athletic Trainer since 2017 for Cornerstone Rehabilitation. His main goal is to both prevent and treat injuries for all Chief athletes. Clayton is a graduate of Harding University, where he was a part of the sports medicine team for both football and softball. He is a native of Batesville,MS.
Hunter Lacefield Track, Assistant Coach - JH/Varsity Football, Baseball
Hunter Lacefield is a 2014 graduate of Magnolia Heights where he played football, baseball, and ran track. During his time as a baseball player under Coach Chris McMinn, they held 3 state championships. Lacefield went on to Northwest Mississippi Community College to play baseball and study Biology. He continued his baseball career after NWCC at Mississippi College and was a part of the 2018 GSC Conference Campion Baseball team. He also earned a degree in Christian Ministry Studies and served as a Youth Ministry Director in Clinton, MS from 2018-2021. He is married to Annah Catherine and they have one son, Wesley.
Winn Scott PeeWee Football/IT
Winn Scott is currently in his 9th year serving as Director of Information Technology. He has coached basketball, football, and tennis at Magnolia Heights. Coach Scott started the WINN Chiefs Sports Network and is currently play by play commentator for our live stream sporting events. He was the Assistant Basketball Coach when the Chiefs won back to back State Championships in 2013 and 2014. He previously coached and taught at Bayou Academy from 2000-2012. He has three children, Reese, Emerson, and Crosby.
Bobby Bouchillon PeeWee Football Coach
Bobby Bouchillon graduated from Delta State with a BS in Physical Education and a Master's in Administration. He began his career at Magnolia Heights in 2002 as the JV Head Football Coach and Assistant Varsity Football Coach. He has served as the Junior High Principal and is now in his third year as Secondary Principal. Coach Bouchillon was a part of the coaching team of the 2001, 2002, 2006 State Championships. He is married to Jennifer and they have three sons, Mac, Rush, and Zane.