Varsity Head Football Coach
Coach McFerran played college football at Vanderbilt University and finished his degree at the University of Memphis, graduating in 1988. He has experience coaching in both the private and public school systems in the Memphis area, including Covington High School, Tipton Rosemark Academy, Briarcrest Christian School, Christian Brothers, and most recently as the head coach at Bartlett High School. Jeff is a confident leader, a structured and organized coach, and a man who has led high school teams to great improvement. As the head coach of Tipton-Rosemark Academy he took over a program that had a losing record and culture. The team he inherited had won 6 games in the previous 14 years. Within 3 years he led them to an 8-3 mark and berth in the State semifinals. One of Coach McFerran’s strengths is that of a disciplined football team. In each school he has coached a program was established that influenced and challenged players at every level of the school.
HS History, Head Junior High Football Coach, Archery Coach
Shane Wingate comes to Hartfield after teaching and coaching at Madison-Ridgeland Academy and Florence High School. He has over 20 years of experience teaching, including at the AP levels of U.S. History and has an understanding of how to help students be successful in the classroom. As well as teaching in the History department, Shane serves Hartfield as the Head Junior High football coach and Archery Coach.
8th Grade Algebra, Asst. Football and Baseball Coach
Pack Toler is coaching high school football, junior high basketball and teaching 8th grade
Algebra this year at Hartfield. He is a resident of Madison MS, where he lives with his wife, Ann Layton. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
“I feel confident that God has called me to Hartfield, and I cannot wait to see what He has planned for this year.”
MS History, Assistant Varsity Baseball & Football Coach
Justin Smith is a native of Florence, Mississippi. He graduated from Hillcrest Christian School in 2011 and proceeded to Hinds Community College on a baseball scholarship. At Hinds, he was part of the 2012 State Championship team and made the All-State team. From there, he took his baseball career to Nicholls State University, where he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in History. Coach Smith began his coaching career last spring at St. Aloysius in Vicksburg as an assistant baseball coach where he helped lead them to the playoffs. This is Coach Smith’s first year with the Hartfield family as Assistant Baseball Coach and as a geography and civics instructor for Junior High.