Stacey Hairston
File:Head Football Coach at Wilmington College- 2014-03-10 16-33.jpeg
Current position
TitleDefensive coordinator
Biographical details
Born (1967-08-16) August 16, 1967 (age 52)
Columbus, Ohio
Alma materOhio Northern University
Playing career
Position(s)Defensive back
Head coaching record

Stacey Hairston (born August 16, 1967) is an American gridiron football coach and former player. He is the defensive coordinator at Urbana University in Urbana, Ohio. Hairston was head football coach at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio from 2013 until 2016.[1] He served as the interim head coach at Ohio Northern University for one season, in 2003.

College careerEdit

Hairston played college football at Ohio Northern University.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Dallas CowboysEdit

Hairston was with the Dallas Cowboys for the 1989 season.[1]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

From 1990 to 1992 Hairston played with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).[1]

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Hairston spent a brief period of time with the Seattle Seahawks in 1993, but was waived.[2]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Hairston played for the Cleveland Browns for the 1993 season and 1994 season (Hairston was on the injured reserve for the 1995 season).[2]

Coaching careerEdit

For the vast majority of his career Hairston was a coach at Ohio Northern University culminating as being named interim head coach in 2003. Hairston has also been on the coaching staff of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football league and of Bluefield College. Hairston was also the women's golf coach at Ohio Northern and is a six handicap as a player.[2]


Hairston became the coach at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio for the 2013 season, which plays in the Ohio Athletic Conference (the same conference as Ohio Northern).[1] In his first two seasons, the Quakers compiled a record of 0–20. Hairston's first victory as head coach of Wilmington came in first game of the 2015 season, a 14–10 win over non-conference opponent Bluffton. His teams lost every game remaining that year and were winless the following season, in 2016. Hairston resigned from his post at Wilmington on November 18, 2016, having collected record of 1–39 over four seasons with no wins in conference play.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ohio Northern Polar Bears (Ohio Athletic Conference) (2003)
2003 Ohio Northern 4–6 4–5 T–5th
Ohio Northern: 4–6 4–5
Wilmington Quakers (Ohio Athletic Conference) (2013–2016)
2013 Wilmington 0–10 0–9 10th
2014 Wilmington 0–10 0–9 10th
2015 Wilmington 1–9 0–9 10th
2016 Wilmington 0–10 0–9 10th
Wilmington: 1–39 0–36
Total: 5–45
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


External linksEdit

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