Football Coaching Staff
Kevin Wiggins - Head Coach
2015 All-Texomaland Class 2A-3A Football Coach of the Year
Coach Wiggins is entering his 18th year of coaching high school football and his 13th year as a Football Coach in Blue Ridge. This is his 9th year as Athletic Director/Head Coach in Blue Ridge. He previously coached at Deweyville High School and New Waverly High School. He is a 1998 graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University where he played football for the Savages. He is married to Brooke Wiggins has three children: Brevin 19, who is a Freshman on the football team at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Brody 15, Sophomore on the Varsity Football team, and Braxton 7, plays football for the Blue Ridge Area Sports Association and attends 2nd grade at Blue Ridge ISD.
Jarred Seamans - Run Game Coordinator
Coach Seamans is in his 7th year and will serve as the run game coordinator, and line coach for the Blue Ridge Tigers. He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University where he was a part of the OBU Tiger Football team. He started his career in Wylie ISD working with the Wylie High School staff for six years, and had a short stint in Frisco ISD working with the Centennial staff for two years. He is married to Dorrie (King) Seamans of Russellville, AR, and they have two daughters Jaelyn (8) and Darbey (5).
Andrew Carlson - Passing Game Coordinator
Coach Carlson is the current offensive coordinator for the Blue Ridge Tigers. The 2016-2017 school year will also be his 5th year as the head track coach at Blue Ridge. Carlson has had athletes advance to regionals and State. This is Carlson's 4th year to coach and teach at Blue Ridge, 7th year overall in his education career. Prior to Blue Ridge, Carlson was an assistant football and track coach at Bells ISD. Carlson received his bachelor's degree in physical education at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, OK. He is originally from Whitewright, Texas. He has been married for 4 years to his wonderful wife, Mara. Together they are the very proud parents of a handsome boy, Beau Andrew (2).
Scott Ball – Defensive Coordinator
Coach Ball is entering his 2nd year at Blue Ridge and 25th year overall. He is the Linebackers and Receivers coach. He is also the Varsity Head Boys Basketball, and Assistant Track coach. He is a native of Tom Bean, Texas and is married to Kimberly (math teacher/Blue Ridge ISD) for 28 years. They have 3 children: Daughter Shelby, who is a Graduate from Baylor University with a Bachelors degree in Geology. Two sons, Keaton, who is a Sophomore at Baylor University and a member of the Golden Wave Band, and Tyler, who is in 5th grade at Blue Ridge ISD. Coach Ball graduated from Tom Bean in 1986 and later from East Texas State University – Commerce, Texas, with a bachelors degree (1991) in Physical Education and History.
Coach Williams is the Junior High Boys Coordinator. He has been teaching and coaching for 19 years. Coach Williams is entering his 10th year as a teacher/coach for Blue Ridge ISD. During his 10 years at Blue Ridge, he has coached both boy and girl athletes in football, basketball, track, softball, and volleyball. He is a native of Whitewright, TX and is married to Cassie (Pate) of Denison, TX. They are blessed parents and have a five year old son, Asher, who is in Kindergarten at Blue Ridge Elementary. Coach Williams graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce in December 1998. His greatest coaching accomplishment was being the assistant coach for the State Runner-Up Blue Ridge Lady Tigers softball team in 2010.