Coach Riley is joining Coram Deo Academy after serving as a professor of sports management and the Associate Head Football Coach, Offensive Analyst, Recruiting, and Special Teams Coordinator for the Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football team. Additionally, he serves as a position coach and camp counselor at the Dallas Cowboys Football Academy and the Special Teams Coordinator for the Blue-Grey All-American bowl game each year at AT&T Stadium the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Before his roles at SAGU, he worked at Trinity Christian School in Cedar Hill, TX, for over ten years going to four TAPPS football state championships winning two. Coach Riley experienced unprecedented success in sending student-athletes to college on scholarships. He served in multiple positions, including Upper School Assistant Principal, Junior High School Principal, Sports Psychology Instructor, Football, and Soccer Coach (the winningest soccer coach in school history). He played professional football at various levels for over a decade.
His professional business experience includes serving as a managing director, consulting, and starting several multi-million dollar businesses. He has extensive experience in sales management, employee development, and revenue optimization.
Coach Riley is a United States Navy veteran and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management, Psychology, and Religion, as well as his Master of Science in Sports Administration. He recently entered the dissertation phase for his Ph.D. in Strategic Leadership, all with honors from Liberty University. He enjoys spending time with his wife Heather of twenty-three years who is an elementary school teacher at Village Tech in Duncanville and their three boys Cory (24), Dylan (21), and Sean II (14).