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Staff

Morgan Shinlever, CSCS – Head Coach and Offensive Line

Education:
Maryville College, 2003, Bachelor’s in Physical Education
Lincoln Memorial University, 2010, Master’s in Administration
Lincoln Memorial University, 2014, Eds. In Curriculum Instruction

Coaching Experience – 15 Years:
Bearden High School, 2006-present – Wide Receivers, Running Backs, Offensive Line,Special Teams
Greenback High School, 2004-2005 – Wide Receivers, Linebackers, Special Teams,Strength & Conditioning

Playing Experience: Maryville College, 1999-2003 – Linebacker
Maryville High School, 1995-1998 – Linebacker

Coach Shinlever is married to Julie, is father to Davis and Lawson, and is from Maryville, TN.

Brian Milan – Offensive Coordinator and Wide Receivers

Education:
East Tennessee State University, 2011, Bachelor’s in History
Lincoln Memorial University, Master’s in Education

Coaching Experience:
Bearden High School, 2015-present – Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers, Defensive Backs, Special Teams Coordinator, Offensive Coordinator, Wide Receivers
Farragut High School, 2014 – Wide Receivers
Unicoi High School, 2011-2013 – Special Teams Coordinator, Wide Receivers, Defensive Backs

Playing Experience:
Maryville College, 2007-2008 – Wide Receiver
Cherokee High School, 2003-2007 – Quarterback, Free Safety

Coach Milan is married to Serena, is father to Harper and Hudson, and is from Rogersville, TN.

Mickey Chait, CSCS – Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers, Strength & Conditioning Coach

Education:  Maryville College, 2016, Bachelor’s in Physical Education
Liberty University, 2019, Master’s in Exercise Science

Coaching Experience: Bearden High School, 2016-Present – Cornerbacks, Safeties, Defensive Coordinator,Strength & Conditioning

Playing Experience: Maryville College, 2012-2016 – Quarterback & Long Snapper
West High School, 2008-2012, Quarterback, Linebacker

Coach Chait is from Knoxville, TN.

Blaise Chait – Defensive Line, Special Teams

Education:  Maryville College, 2018, Bachelor’s in History with Teacher Licensure

Coaching Experience: Bearden High School, 2018 – Defensive Line

Playing Experience: Maryville College, 2014-2017 – Offensive & Defensive Line – 2016 Conference

Championship
West High School, 2013 – Offensive and Defensive Line – 2013 State Runner Up

Coach Chait is from Knoxville, TN.

Zach Scott – Defensive Backs, Special Teams

Education:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2015, Bachelor’s in Political Science and History
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2016, Master’s in Education

Coaching Experience: Bearden High School, 2015-present – Cornerbacks, Special Teams, Wide Receivers, Tight Ends

Playing Experience: Christian Academy of Knoxville, 2007-2010 – Wide Receiver, Cornerback

Coach Scott is married to Sarah, and is from Knoxville, TN.

Zack Wells – Wide Receivers

Education: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Lipscomb University, 2017, Bachelor’s in Leadership and Education
Tusculum College, 2019, Master’s in Teaching

Coaching Experience: Bearden High School, 2018–present – Tight Ends, Wide Receivers

Playing Experience:
University of Tennessee, 2011-2012 – Center, Fullback
Bearden High School, 2009-2011 – Left Tackle, Defensive Tackle, Defensive End

Coach Wells is from Atlanta, Georgia.