VARSITY HEAD COACH
Roger Wright is a 1983 graduate of Lee High School. He helped lead the Generals to two state semi-final appearances in 1981 and 1983. His 30 career wins as a pitcher at Lee makes him the school’s all-time wins’ leader. He played baseball at Calhoun Community College and the University of North Alabama. Coach Wright began his coaching career at Lee High School, coaching football, basketball, and baseball before moving to Buckhorn in 1997 as the head baseball coach and a history teacher. His 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 teams all competed in the state playoffs at the 5A level. The 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012 teams competed at the state playoffs at the 6A level. The 2012 team set the BHS school record for wins at 36. At the end of 2014, Coach Wright retired from BHS and became the pitching coach at University of Alabama Huntsville. In 2016, he was inducted into the Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame. Coach Wright is married to Belinda and they have three sons: Mitchell (24) who is now a pitching coach at University of Alabama Huntsville, Kyle (21) who is a junior at Vanderbilt, and Trey (16) who is a sophomore at BHS.
ASSISTANT HEAD COACH
Coach Jeff Wood graduated from New Hope High School in Columbus, MS in 1995 where he played baseball and was a part of the team that became State Runner Up in 1995. After graduation he played baseball at East Mississippi Community College in 1996 and 1997. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 1999. He began his coaching career at the University of North Alabama as a graduate assistant in 2001. From 2002-2006 he was an Assistant baseball and football coach at Warren Central in Vicksburg, MS., they made the state playoffs 5 years in a row. He accepted a position as Head Baseball Coach at Alcorn Central in Corinth, MS in 2007. Coach Wood had a very successful career while he was there, leading them to State Playoffs 2009-2013. Coach Wood came to Buckhorn High School in 2013 as Assistant Varsity Coach under Roger Wright and later Travis Tate before leaving in 2015 to take the Head Coaching position at Scottsboro High School for 1 year. During that year, they broke the school record for most wins in a season and also made it to the Second Round of Playoffs for the first time in the school’s history.
He has returned to Buckhorn as Assistant Varsity Coach and is looking forward to many successful years. Coach Wood is happily married to Ember Wood and they have 3 children. Dalton (15), Clara Tatum (14), and Macy (10).
Patrick Cornell is a 2009 graduate of Grissom High School where he played baseball. He graduated from Athen State University in December 2015 with a degree in Social Sciences. While he attended college he was an assistant baseball coach at his alma mater, Grissom High School. For 5 years, he coached at al levels of the Grissom program from the freshman up to the varsity. This is his second year at Buckhorn and he is teaching 9th Grade Pre AP World History.
Todd Harmon is a graduate of from Central High School in Florence, Alabama in 1993 where he lettered in football and baseball. After high school, Todd served in the Army for 3 years in the 101st Airborne in Ft. Cambell, Kentucky. After the army, he attended college at the University of North Alabama studying History and Secondary Education and graduated from Athens State University with a BA in History, Todd has coached football and baseball for 5 years at Buckhorn. Todd is married to Kristi, a First Grade teacher at Mt. Carmel Elementary. They are proud parents of Clara Beth, and eighth grader at BMS and Lillian, a third grader at Mr. Carmel.
Ronny Mullins is a 2001 Buckhorn Graduate where he has had the great opportunity to play and coach under Coach Wright. He is a 3 year letterman in Football and Baseball. 1 year letterman in wrestling. After high school he studied at Calhoun Community College. This is his 6th year coaching baseball. He spent one year at James Clemons as the freshman head coach. Ronny works at Hunstville Utilities where he is a journeyman electrincian in the substation department. He is married to Sheree Tate Mullins and they have 3 children. London (10 years old), Warren (4 years old) and Hattie (1 years old).
Coach Couch graduated from Buckhorn High School in 2013. During his time at Buckhorn he played under coach Roger Wright on the baseball team. They went to the 3rd round of the playoffs in his junior year. He played infield and was a pitcher for the Bucks, and played baseball from 4 years old until he graduated in 2013. This is Coach Couch’s 2nd year as a baseball coach, and he works locally for Cooks Pest Control.