Shannon Jarvis

Shannon

 

Hometown:Bowman, Georgia
Family:Wife, Candi; Daughters, Emma Grace, Tori
Education: Middle Georgia College,

                    University of Georgia, B.A.,

                    Piedmont College, M.A., 

                    Valdosta State University, Ed.S
Teaching Area:Mathematics

Coaching Experience:20 Years
Coaching Schools:South Gwinnett High School, Dublin HighSchool

Head Coach Experience (all at Mill Creek): 13    Overall Record:  86-60  

Record since 2007 (first Senior Class):  65-37         

Playoff Appearances:  5 (State Quarterfinalist 2010 and 2012, Semifinalist 2015 & 2016)

Region Titles: 3 (2014, 2015, 2016)

Former Players who went on to play in College: 95 (69 in the last five seasons)

Former Players who went on to sign NFL contracts: 2 (most recent Ryan Robinson – Seattle Seahawks and Emmanuel Ogbuehi – Tampa Bay Buccaneers)


HONORS:                             

Gwinnett County Coach of the Year– 2015 byThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Gwinnett County Coach of the Year– 2015 byThe Gwinnett Daily Post

Region 7-AAAAAA Coach of the Year– 2007, 2014

Elite Junior Classic All Star Game Offensive Coordinator– 2014

Under Armor All-American Game Guest Coach– 2010

GACA North South All Star Game Assistant Coach– 2010

Head Football Coach– Gwinnett County All Star Game – 2009

Atlanta Falcons Community Quarterback Award– 2007

 

Mill Creek Head Coach Shannon Jarvis is a 1993 graduate of Elbert County High School where he played for the legendary and 2014 GACA Hall of Fame coach T. McFerrin.  As quarterback his senior season he led the Blue Devils to an undefeated regular season and region 8-AAA championship before losing in the state quarterfinals.  Coach Jarvis played baseball at Middle Georgia College until an arm injury ended his career.  He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.

 

In the fall of 1997, Coach Jarvis began his coaching career as an assistant for Sam Barrs at Dublin High School.  In 1998 he rejoined Coach McFerrin as an assistant coach at South Gwinnett and helped rebuild a program that had gone 0-10 the previous season.  Behind quarterback David Greene, the Comets rebounded to 8-5 and went to the state quarterfinals, and in 2003, the Comets went undefeated, were Region 8-AAAAA region champions, and reached the quarterfinals again.  Coach Jarvis remained at South Gwinnett until agreeing to start the Mill Creek program in 2004. 

 

Coach Jarvis has 20 years of coaching experience and is entering his 14thseason as the head football coach at Mill Creek High School.  The Hawks compiled an 8-22 record from 2004-2006, but they have not had a losing season since the 2006 campaign.  They reached the playoffs for the first time in 2007, the quarterfinals in 2010 and 2012 and they are coming off their most successful seasons in 2015 and 2016. Mill Creek finished both regular seasons undefeated and won their second and third con secutive region championships before the season ended with a semifinal losses to the eventual state champions to finish with a 13-1 record.  He has produced 95 college football players (69in the last fiveseasons) from Mill Creek High School and three NFL players (two from Mill Creek High School).  He has also had one player selected for the Under Armor All-American Game and had another selected to the U.S. Army All-American Game.

 

Coach Jarvis earned a Master’s degree from Piedmont College, a Specialist degree from Valdosta State and has taught Math for his entire teaching career.  He has a wife, Candi, and two daughters, Emma Grace and Tori.

 

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