Greg Tiner Mary Davis

 

Monticello Head Football Coach Greg Tiner has resigned to accept a coaching position at Springdale High School. He will be the tight end coach and assistant offensive coach. Tiner will start his new job on July 1.

Tiner, a Monticello native, said it wasn’t an easy decision, but now that he has made it he is excited.

A 1975 graduate of Monticello High School and 1980 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Tiner has coached on the junior high, high school and collegiate levels.

His first coaching job was at Hamburg where he was one of Johnny McMurry’s assistants. In 1983, he followed McMurry to Sheridan. After coaching at Sheridan for several years, he had two coaching jobs on the collegiate level. He was strength coach at Louisiana State University and Mississippi State. Eventually, he got the opportunity to return to Monticello where he has been for the last 20 years, coaching on the junior high and high school levels. He has been the head high school football coach since 2010.

At a special school board meeting Wednesday night, the Monticello School Board agreed to hire Marty Davis to replace Tiner. Davis is currently one of Tiner’s assistants as well as the head track coach.