ABOUT BRENT HARBIN
Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama where he was a graduate of Lee High School, in 1988. Coach Harbin played baseball and football for the Generals. He would later go on to attend and graduate from The University of North Alabama, with a Health, Physical Education/Recreation and Business Management Degree. Coach Harbin would volunteer coach at Lee High School from 1991-1992 while attending college. In 1993 Coach Harbin was fortunate enough to fill a needed role as an graduate assistant coach with the offensive line at The University of North Alabama, which would also lead to 3 consecutive National Championships from ’93-’94-’95. During that 3 year span, the team had a record of 41-1. In 1997, Coach Harbin attended and graduated from Athens State University, with his Physical Education/Health teaching degree. In 1998 Coach Harbin was hired as the Offensive/Defensive line coach at Gordon Lee High School, in Chickamauga, Georgia, where he also filled various coaching duties.
Then From 2000-2004, Coach Harbin coached at Hardee High School, in Wauchula, Florida, and was the Defensive Line Coach, as well as Head Softball Coach. During the 4 year span with the wildcats, Coach Harbin enjoyed 3 district titles and also was an assistant coach on the South Central All-Star Classic from 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. In 2004 Coach Harbin brought his coaching talent to Polk County and was working with the Auburndale Bloodhounds. During his first year at Auburndale, the bloodhounds won their district title. In 2007, Coach Harbin was a coach with the Lakeland Thunderbolts arena football team and coached Lakeland High great and Dreadnaught linebacker coach Deaubrey Devine at the linebacker/fullback position, in which the Thunderbolts won the Southern division with a 13-3 record. In 2008, Coach Harbin was a P.E. instructor and football coach and worked with Cobb County Schools, in the Atlanta, Georgia area for the next two years. The past two seasons 2010-2012, were spent in Osceola County, teaching and coaching with the St. Cloud Bulldogs, filling various roles, such as Defensive Line, Offensive Line and Offensive Coordinator.
This will be his fourth year with the Dreadnaughts where he will be coaching the running backs and the assistant head coach. His teaching duties will be in the ESE department at LHS.
Brent’s mother, Faye Harbin, still resides in Huntsville. He has an older brother, Bruce, who resides here in Florida.
ABOUT Kevin Farkas
Coach Farkas was born and raised in Richmond VA. He graduated from Varina High School 1989 where he played Football, basketball, and track. Coach Farkas went on to play college football at Liberty University before transferring to Appalachian State University where he would complete his college playing career. Coach Farkas continued playing football in the NFL with brief stints as a member of the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints. Farkas also played two seasons in NFL Europe with the Amsterdam Admirals. Farkas began his coaching career in Tampa Fl as the offensive line coach for Blake High School and Tampa Bay Tech before moving on to established programs in Apopka, Osceola (Kissimmee) and most recently Union County High School.
Coach Farkas will be entering his third year with the Dreadnaughts and his 15th year overall coaching high school football.
ABOUT Will Bahler
Coach Bahler was born on Andrews AFB and raised in the Washington DC area where he played football, lacrosse and ran track at Dematha Catholic HS before Graduating from St. Johns College HS where he played wide receiver and safety. He graduated in 2007 from Florida Southern College, triple majoring in marketing, economics, and human resources. Coach Bahler went on to earn his Masters in Business Administration at the University of South Florida. Coach Bahler started his first football coaching career in 2004, spending his first five years coaching wide receivers at Kathleen High School. Coach Bahler is entering his 6th year with the Dreadnaughts, where he will be coaching wide receivers and teaching in the ESE department.