2019 Coaching Staff

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Clint Hoots
Head Coach/Athletic Director

In his fifth season as Head Coach and Athletic Director, Clint Hoots is in his thirteenth season with the Indians.  A graduate of Hatley High School, Coach Hoots was a letterman in baseball and football.  He was named to the All-Division and All-County teams in both sports.  Coach Hoots signed to play baseball at Itawamba Community College where he distinguished himself both on and off the field.  After graduating from ICC, he was afforded the oportunity to play under the legendary Mississippi State University coach, Ron Polk.  While at MSU he completed a bachelor's degree and later returned to earn a master's degree in educational leadership.  His past coaching stops have included West Point High School, where he was part of their 2005 State Football Championship and Smithville High School, where he spent a year as defensive coordinator.  While at IAHS, he served as Defensive Coordinator for five seasons.  During his first three years with the Indians, he helped guide the team to three playoff appearances, two division championships, and its first ever North Half Championship game.  He served as Defensive Coordinator for the East team in the 2014 NEMFCA All Star game where the East was victorious over the West.  In 2015 he served as Defensive Coordinator for the NEMFCA  All Star game and in 2016 he was named Head Coach for the NEMFCA All Star team.  Coach Hoots is married to Prissy Falls Hoots, a math and science instructor at IAC, and they have three sons, Ashton (10), Trice (6) and Doster (2).

Baylor Dampeer
Offensive Coordinator

Coach Dampier is a graduate of Saltillo High School.  He attended Itawamba Community College and earned his bachelor's degree from University of North Alabama.  Coaching Experience:  Defensive Backs - Tupelo High School, Quarterbacks/Defensive Backs - Saltillo High School, Defensive Coordinator - Pel City High School (AL).  This is his third season at IAHS.  He is married to Kayle Dampier who is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at North MS Medical Center.  They have two children, Nora Kellum (4) and Sims (1).

Chris Walters
Defensive Coordinator

Coach Walters is a graduate of Hatley High School.  While playing football and becoming graduate assistant, he earned a bachelor's and master's degree from Delta State University.  He also holds a specialist degree in administration from Arkansas State University.  He is in his fifth year teaching government and economics at IAHS.    Coaching Experience:  Defensive Coordinator at Desoto Central High School for six years; Defensive Coordinator for one year at Smithville High School;  Defensive Line Coach at Starkville High School for three years where they played for a state championship in 2011 and won the 2012 State Championship; Served as the Linebackers Coach in the 2015 NEMFCA All Star Game; Defensive Line Coach at the 2016 NEMFCA All Star Game.  He is in his sixth year coaching for the Indians and fifth year as the Defensive Coordinator.  Coach Walters is married to Jamie Walters who is an English teacher at Tupelo High School.   They have four children, Bryson (13), Channing (5) and Gage (3) and Allison (1).

Chuck Domino

Coach Domino is a native of Midnight, MS and enters his 26th year of coaching.  He earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree  from Mississippi State University.   Coaching Experience:  1992-1995 Deer Creek School Assistant Football and Head Baseball; 1995-1997 Humphreys Academy Head Football Coach; 1997-1999 Mississippi State University Graduate Assistant Equipment; 1999-2002 IAHS Defensive Coordinator; Spring 2001 & 2002 Tupelo Fire Ants (NIFL) Defensive Coordinator; 2002-2003 IAHS Head Coach & Athletic Director; 2003-2007 Newton Middle School (AL) Head Football Coach; 2007-2014 Fairhope High School (AL) Linebackers Coach; 2014-present IAHS Safeties Coach; Assistant Coach at the 2016 NEMFCA All Star Game.  Coach Domino is married to Tammie Domino, who is the IAHS Bowling Coach and an ACT Prep/Business teacher at IAHS.   They have four children, Chase (26), Brittney (24), Lane (19) and son-in-law Hunter Ellenburg.  They are expecting their first grandchild in December.

Canden Dallas
Wide Receivers

Coach Dallas is a graduate of Pontotoc High School.  He played quarterback at Itawamba Community College and the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi.   Coaching Experience:  2015-2017 Amory Middle School - Head Football Coach.  He is in his second year with IAHS.   Coach Dallas is married to Brittany Dallas, who is a RN with North Mississippi Medical Center Labor and Delivery.   They have two children, Rhylan Grace (4) and Rowen (1).

Blair Sheffield
Running Backs Coach and Jr. High Head Coach

Coach Sheffield is a graduate of IAHS and attended Itawamba Community College.  He earned his bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.    Coaching Experience:  22nd year coaching in Itawamba County; 19 years coaching football; 2 years coaching tennis; softball and basketball.  He is married to Suzanne Sheffield who is the Office Manager at G&O Supply Inc.  They have three daughters, Sydney Riley (20), Katie Sheffield (15) and Riley Sheffield (15).  Coach Sheffield is a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Erik Perks
Cornerbacks Coach

Coach Perks is a 1998 graduate of IAHS.  He attended Itawamba Community College and won the MACIC State Football Championship in 1990.  In 1991, he transferred to Pittsburg State University and helped the PittState Gorillas win the National Championship.  Coaching Experience:  He is in his fourth season at IAHS.

Zach Stephenson
Offensive Line Coach

A graduate of Smithville High School, Coach Stephenson earned his bachelor's degree from Blue Mountain College.  While at Smithville High School, he lettered for four years as a defensive and offensive lineman.    Coaching Experience:  Fifth season with IAHS; first two seasons assisted with the offensive line and tight ends and in 2016 he coached defensive line.  Last year he returned to the offensive side of the ball to coach the offensive line.  He is a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  He is married to McKenzie King who is a Web/Graphic Designer for Critter Brooke Designs and they have one son, Owen Wyatt (5).

Jeremy Jones-Lindsey
Defensive Line Coach

Coach Jones-Lindsey is a 2013 graduate from Hamilton High School, where he played footbal and was an all-division award winning player in 2012.  He then went on to play football at East Central Community College where, unfortunately, he had his 6th concussion while playing and was no longer able to play.  He trasferred back to Itawamba Community College where he went on to get a Collision Repair Degree.  Coaching Experience:  He is beginning his second year coaching here at IAHS.
Brad Voegele
Athletic Trainer

Brad earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Injury Management and a Master's degree from the University of South Alabama.  He is currently serving in his 11th year as the IAHS Athletic Trainer.  He is employed with the North Mississippi Medical Center Sports Medicine Program.  Brad is married to Lisa Voegele and they have two sons, Garrett (19) and Bryant (12).