Bobby Holmes begins his third season as the Special Teams Coordinator and running backs coach for the Bruins. Holmes was welcomed back home to Bartlesville for his second coaching stint with the Bruins in 2018.
Holmes has spent the previous 3 seasons before coming back to Bartlesville, as the offensive coordinator at Dewey High School. Holmes Bulldoggers offense improved each year under his tutelage posting well over 3000 yards per season. His offense produced a 2,000 yard rusher and 1,000 yard receiver in the same season, a rarity for high school football. His 2016 squad broke into the playoffs amidst one of Oklahoma Class 3A’s toughest districts.
Holmes previously spent 7 seasons coaching at Bartlesville. During his first stint, Holmes coached the Bruin secondary for 2 seasons before switching to the offensive side of the ball where he led the Bruin wide receiver corps for 5 seasons. Holmes has coached several notable Bartlesville football players including- Mike Thompson (NEO), Garrett Powell (NEO/Northwestern Oklahoma State), and Trevor Moll (Southern Nazarene).
Holmes played his high school football at Perkins-Tryon high school. He also spent one season playing cornerback and kicking at the collegiate level for Northwestern Oklahoma State in Alva, OK
Holmes, 34, received his bachelor’s degree in History Education from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. Holmes met his wife Tiffany while attending OSU. He and Tiffany have been married for 10 years and have a son, Landry, who is 8 years old.
Season……… Playoff Round (School)
2016………….. Oklahoma State 3A Playoffs (Dewey)
2010………….. Oklahoma State 6A Playoffs (Bartlesville)
2009………….. Oklahoma State 6A Playoffs (Bartlesville)
THE HOLMES PERSONAL FILE
Birthdate: September 27, 1983
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Hometown: Perkins, OK
Family: wife Tiffany, son Landry (10)