NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt soccer head coach Clark Lea has introduced the addition of Jayden Everett as assistant coach. Everett will function the Commodore working backs coach.
Everett joins Vandy following two seasons because the working backs coach at Tulsa. He additionally has teaching stints at Akron, Central Michigan and Indiana State.
“I’m excited to welcome Jayden Everett and his household to Vanderbilt,” Lea stated. “Jayden has established himself as a rising star in our business as each a coach and recruiter. Most significantly, Jayden’s capacity to forge relationships could have a direct influence on our employees and in our working backs room.”
With Tulsa in 2022, Everett mentee Deneric Prince led the staff with 729 dashing yards, ending among the many American Athletic Convention’s high 10 and the highest 100 in FBS.
Everett mentored Shamari Brooks to a 1,000-yard season in 2021. Brooks ran for seven touchdowns on the season and completed his profession second on Tulsa’s profession dashing yards record. As a staff, the Golden Hurricane ranked third within the convention with 192 yards per recreation.
Previous to Tulsa, Everett spent 4 seasons as a working backs coach within the Mid-American Convention. He coached at Central Michigan from 2017-18 and Akron from 2019-20.
With the Zips, working again Teon Dollard ran for 666 yards and 6 touchdowns on 112 carries. Dollard was the primary working again and simply the fourth offensive participant in program historical past to earn first staff All-MAC honors.
For the Chippewas, Jonathan Ward ran for 1,019 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2017, including 470 receiving yards. He was the primary CMU working again to eclipse 1,000 dashing yards in three seasons and went on to play for the Arizona Cardinals earlier than becoming a member of the Tennessee Titans.
Everett additionally led the recruitment of Lew Nicholas Jr. who went on to be named MAC Freshman of the Yr in 2020.
Earlier than Central Michigan, Everett spent 4 seasons at his alma mater, Indiana State. Shakir Bell notched 4,214 profession dashing yards below Everett’s tutelage, putting him second all-time at ISU. In 2014, Everett helped the Sycamores attain the postseason for the primary time in 30 years as they made the second spherical of the FCS playoffs.
Everett began his teaching profession at Hutchinson Neighborhood School as recruiting coordinator and working backs coach. Future NFL All-Professional receiver Cordarrelle Patterson performed at Hutchinson whereas Everett was there. Patterson was later chosen by the Minnesota Vikings within the first spherical of the NFL Draft.
As a participant, Everett was a linebacker at Indiana State. He was named the staff’s MVP and was a defensive captain as a senior. He ranked among the many top-20 in FCS in tackles that season, making 102 to earn All-Missouri Valley honorable point out accolades.
The Newton, Kansas, native earned a level in psychology from Indiana State in 2009. He and his spouse, Susan, have two youngsters — Vera and Kaenan.
The Everett File
Hometown: Newton, Kansas
Excessive Faculty: Newton
School: Indiana State (psychology, 2009)
Youngsters: Vera and Kaenan
2005-08 • Indiana State (linebacker)
2011 • Hutchinson (Kan.) CC • Operating Backs • Recruiting Coordinator
2012 • Hutchinson (Kan.) CC • Operating Backs • Recruiting Coordinator
2013 • Indiana State • Operating Backs
2014 • Indiana State • Operating Backs
2015 • Indiana State • Operating Backs
2016 • Indiana State • Operating Backs • Recruiting Coordinator
2017 • Central Michigan • Operating Backs
2018 • Central Michigan • Operating Backs
2019 • Akron • Operating Backs
2020 • Akron • Operating Backs
2021 • Tulsa • Operating Backs
2022 • Tulsa • Operating Backs
2023 • Vanderbilt • Operating Backs
2014 • Indiana State • FCS Playoffs • Second Spherical
2017 • Central Michigan • Well-known Idaho Potato Bowl
2021 • Tulsa • Myrtle Seashore Bowl