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bc-2003-staff-earnest_wilson01Offensive Coordinator (Football)

Earnest J. Wilson, III

Football and education have dominated Earnest Wilson's life. Coach Wilson has taught, coached and studied from Texas Tech to Penn State; from University of Maine to Alabama A & M. Prior to coming to Benedict, he was the Jacksonville Tomcats Head Coach and Director of Football Operations since the fall of 2001.

He is the winningest coach in the af2 (Arena Football League) with 23 wins.

Earnest is a graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he received B.S. degree as well as a double major in Masters of Education. Further studies include Sports Psychology from Penn State.

His coaching career highlights are a NCAA-III national championship with Allegheny College in 1990 and while at Penn State his team became the 1993 Citrus Bowl Champions.

Wilson has brought new talent into both the coaching staff and the players. He has set a high standard for his team and expects his players to be professionals both on and off the field.