1997 graduate of South Panola High School where he excelled in the classroom
and on the field playing both baseball and football. After high school he signed to
play baseball and football at Northwest MS Community College where he
Earned All-State honors in both sports at Northwest as a punter for the football
team and pitcher for the baseball team. After Northwest, he signed to play both
sports at Delta State University. While at Delta State, the baseball teams he was
fortunate enough to be a part of finished with records of 48-12 his junior year,
and 50-11 his senior year which earned them a 4th place finish in the Division II College World Series- In 2001, he was awarded the Boo Ferriss Sportsmanship Award at Delta State University. After his playing career, he began his coaching career as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Delta State in 2002 . He came to DeSoto Central in 2013 as an assistant baseball coach- In 2015, he helped DeSoto Central Baseball win in first State Championship
He is married to Samantha, who also teaches at DCHS, and has 2 daughters, Paisley (age 8) and Swayze (age 6)
Jason Miller has been with the Jaguars since Fall 2014. Coach Miller comes to
DeSoto Central from Tupelo High School, where he was an assistant baseball coach.
While at Tupelo Miller was a part of 8 Division Championships and 2 North Half
Championships. Prior to Tupelo High School, Miller
was a graduate assistant coach at Delta State University. While assisting the
program, the team earned berths to the Division II College World Series in 2002
A native of Tupelo, MS, Coach Miller was a 1997 graduate of Tupelo High School.
After a successful high school career as a dual-sport athlete in baseball and football, he signed with Itawamba Community College where he was a member of the 1999 State Championship baseball team. Miller would continue his career signing with Delta State University. While at DSU, Coach Miller was a part of a Gulf South Conference Championship in 2000, and in 2001, the Statesmen would earn a berth in the Division II College World Series.
Coach Miller is married to the former Shelley White of Tupelo, MS. Mrs. Miller teaches Mathematics at Northwest Community College. Jason and Shelley have three children, Davis, Dylan, and Drew. Coach Miller teaches Drug Education, Drivers Education, and Physical Science at DCHS.
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Jeremy Simpson has been an assistant coach at DeSoto Central High School since the fall of 2012.
Coach Simpson comes to DeSoto Central after working 2 years in the Shelby County Schools system.
Previous to joining the education and coaching field, Coach Simpson worked in the business field
including stints in fundraising with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and advertising sales.
A native of Newbern, Tennessee, Coach Simpson was a 2002 graduate of Dyer County High School where he helped lead the baseball team to the first state championship playoff round appearance in school history and the football team to the deepest playoff run in 25 years. Coach Simpson went on to attend and graduate in 2007 from Lambuth University in Jackson, Tennessee and has been involved by umpiring and coaching baseball and softball at all levels ever since.
I am truly honored to have the opportunity to join the DeSoto Central family. Thanks to all the great parents, players, administration, and teachers the future is bright for DC Baseball.