Grimsley High School is proud to announce the hiring of our new football coach. We are extremely proud to announce that Coach Darryl Brown will be joining our football staff. Coach Brown is a successful coach and teacher from Southern High School where he and his staff have demonstrated the ability to teach and coach young men for many years. Coach Brown will immediately begin to impact our Whirlies with his weight lifting program, and the coordination of hiring his staff. We are in the planning stages of having a parent/student meet and greet for Coach Brown to meet the Whirlies. Once the date is set we will extend an invitation to our Grimsley community.
Coach Brown has spent 15 years as a successful coach at Southern Guilford and is excited to bring his excellence to Grimsley High School. Coach has expressed his heart-felt love and admiration for the entire Southern Guilford community, fans, players, alumni and administration as he embarks on his next chapter as a football coach. Coach has experienced a great deal of success as a head football coach with the following accomplishments.
Compiled an overall record of 94 – 44 and a conference record of 45 – 13 during that time.
During the 11 seasons as a Head Coach won 4 conference championships and only once during that time, did a team not finish at least conference runner-ups.
Southern advanced to the State Playoffs every year and 3 out of the last 4 years have advanced to the State Quarterfinals.
Coach has been named Conference Coach of the Year 4 times.
All – Area Coach of the Year in 2008, and served as an Assistant Coach for the Shrine Bowl in 2013.
Served on the North Carolina Football Coaches Association Board of Directors from 2012 – 2016.
The Grimsley Whirlies are thankful to have Coach Brown and his family join us. Coach is married to Stacy Zachary Brown for 13 years, they have two children, Gracie (10 yrs. old) and Camden (2 yrs. old).
Please join us in extending a warm, Whirlie welcome to Coach Darryl Brown, Stacy and the kids!