Head Coach- Hurley Tarver earned great accolades at the University of Central Oklahoma as a standout cornerback. He brings a wealth of knowledge from his eight year journey through the professional ranks of the NFL, NFLE, XFL, AFL, and CFL. DB for 49er’s, Cowboy’s, Packers) 3 year Arena Football League veteran and a member of our very own Tampa Bay Storm’s 2003 Arena Bowl Champions! Tarver is known for being a technically sound, smart, aggressive; speedy defensive back. His work ethic is one that demands results. His ability to motivate is one that draws out the untapped potential of an athlete and molds their dreams into fine-tuned realities. Tarver has trained and worked with one of the gurus of the training profession, Thomas Weatherspoon and Olympic Gold Medalist Kenny Weatherspoon. Tarver takes a special interest in the development of young players and preparing them for a higher level of Football. Quote “I've always thought, felt, trained, and played like I was the biggest guy on the field. NEVER accept what someone believes you can't do, Always believe in yourself and what you set out to do." -Hurley Tarver
Offensive Co-Ordinator- David Bailey, played 6 years of Football and discovered that his love of the game was far deeper than just being a player. He became a student of the game and put his talents on the field as a coach. His accomplishments over the 15 years as a coach are as follows: Semi- Pro 2 years with the Suncoast Cobras, 2 yrs with the Tampa Bay Patriots, Leto High School... 2 years, Youth Ball , Ages range from, 7-14 , 12 years, Head Coach and OC in Holiday Classics 5 years. Coached in Alstott Camps for 5 consecutive years, USA Football Clinic. 3 years, Coach Bailey is known as a winner. Head Coach 9 years, Offensive Coordinator 8 years, Defensive Coordinator 3 years, Athletic Director 4 years. Bailey has coached over 18 Teams in that 15 year span Playoff Appearances 13, Championship Appearances 6, Championship Victories 4.
Defensive Co-Ordinator- Nayib Achecar, Former BYU and University of Utah player (FB/LB). He has been involved in the coaching of Tampa Bay Youth for the last 8 years with an impressive 5 playoff appearances and 2 Super Bowl Championships. In his Semi-Pro debut in 2013 and as the D-Coordinator for the Suncoast Cobras. He assembled one of the best defenses in The United Football Federation, coming away with a Division Title and 10-3 record!
Offensive Line Coach- Coach Cook-Played 4 years Bayshore High School. He played college football at Rowan University in NJ. Played 5 years of semipro football with the Bradenton Gladiators. I have football coaching experience that ranges from Pop Warner, High School and Semi-Pro.
Asst. Coach- Burt Steemans, 15 years assisting Offensive Co-Ordinator David Bailey.