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Football: Stephen Flynn

Stephen Flynn

  Defensive Coordinator / Outside Linebackers
  Alma Mater: Newberry '06
  E-mail: steve.flynn
  Office Phone: 321-5688

Stephen Flynn enters his fourth season as the Newberry College defensive coordinator and his 11th year as an assistant football coach at Newberry.

Flynn was named defensive coordinator prior to the spring of 2010 after seven seasons as the outside linebackers coach. In 2009, Flynn coached converted cornerback Andre Moyd at outside linebacker, where the senior went on to all-South Atlantic Conference honors and played in both the East Coast Bowl and Cactus Bowl postseason all-star games.

Before arriving at Newberry, Flynn coached several years in the high school ranks. In 2002, he served as the Offensive Coordinator at Keenan High School. Along with his coordinating duties, he also coached the Quarterbacks, Running backs, and Defensive Secondary.

Prior to his stint at Keenan, Flynn coached five seasons from 1997 to 2001 at Lugoff-Elgin High School. Over that period of time he served as Receivers coach, Quarterbacks coach, and Running backs coach on the Offensive side of the ball. His defensive duties included coaching the Secondary and Outside Linebackers.

In 1996, Flynn took on his second stint at his alma mater, Buford High School as the Quarterbacks/Running backs coach. During 1994, Flynn served as a volunteer assistant in the Socastee football program. The 1993 football season was Coach Flynn’s inaugural season as a football coach. He served as a volunteer assistant on the State Champion Runner-up team at Buford High School, his alma mater.

Coach Flynn played quarterback and free safety on the gridiron at Buford High School where he earned four varsity letters. He also played Free Safety at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C. where he earned one varsity letter in 1992.

Originally from Lancaster, S.C., Coach Flynn completed his associate’s degree from the University of South Carolina-Lancaster in 1994 and finished his undergraduate degree requirements in history at Newberry in 2006. He is married to the former Lauren Chapman. She is a Newberry native as well as a Newberry College alumnus. The couple lives in Newberry and are the proud parents of two sons, Sullivan James and Graham Thomas.