Just weeks after announcing that longtime coach, Jerry Kobasa has taken the helm of Seaford Athletics, the district announced today the hiring of Dwayne H. Henry as the Head Football Coach for the Seaford Blue Jays.
Prior to becoming the head coach at Seaford, Dwayne served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at Coppin State University. During his tenure at Coppin State University, Dwayne developed a comprehensive strategic academic success plan for student athletes and as a result the school was awarded NCAA grant money in excess of one million dollars to assist student athletes at the university.
Dwayne also served as the Athletic Director at Eagle’s Nest Christian Academy while serving as offensive coordinator for the Sussex Technical High School football team. He also previously coached football at Smyrna High School.
Dwayne has also coached at the NCAA Division 1 collegiate level for his alma mater, Delaware State University, as offensive backfield coach and offensive coordinator. During his coaching tenure at DSU, they won two MEAC Championships and in 1990 the team led the entire nation in rushing for NCAA Division IAA.
Dwayne played college football while at Delaware State University, where he was a four year starter as a halfback. During his senior campaign he guided the team to its first ever MEAC Championship and a #12 ranking in the entire country. Dwayne was a teammate of former San Francisco 49’ers All-Pro wide receiver John Taylor at DSU. Dwayne currently holds the Delaware State University football record for the longest touchdown run from scrimmage.
Dwayne has been a familiar face in Delaware football since high school having played at Smyrna High School earning first team All-State honors as a running back during his senior year.