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Football: Zach Ellis

Zach Ellis

  Quarterbacks / Offensive Coordinator
  Alma Mater: Presbyterian '05
  E-mail: zach.ellis
  Office Phone: 321-5240

Zach Ellis enters his fourth season at Newberry after graduate assistantships at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of North Alabama.

In 2012, Ellis moves into his first season as the Wolves’ offensive coordinator and second as quarterbacks coach

In 2011, Ellis has moved to coaching the quarterbacks, and also serves as the running game coordinator. In 2010 and 2009, Ellis coached the running backs for his first season at Newberry. Senior S.J. Worrell earned second team all-South Atlantic Conference honors and had the second-best rushing game in school history with a 237-yard performance at Catawba.

For the 2007 and 2008 seasons, Ellis served at UAB as the assistant quarterbacks coach. In the 2006 season, he was the running backs coach at North Alabama.

A 2005 graduate of Presbyterian College, Ellis was a first team all-South Atlantic Conference selection at quarterback, SAC Offensive Player of the Year and Honorable Mention All-American as he led the Blue Hose to the NCAA Playoffs in 2005.

Ellis married the former Erica Parker of Lexington in June 2012, and the couple resides in Newberry.