Head Coach-Andrew Morency- (career record 78-62) Coach Morency just finished his third year as the Beverly head coach (6-5 season, 2nd Place finish, playoff win). Coach Morency was a Beverly High School (hall of fame) graduate, a BHS three sport athlete (football, basketball, baseball), and two sport captain. Coach attended Stonehill College where he continued his football career as a QB/DB (All Academic Team, Honorable Mention All Star). Coach Morency started his coaching career at BHS in the fall of 1991, coaching freshman football and basketball; eventually, Coach moved onto becoming the Varsity DBs/RBs coach under Roger Rosinski (six years), before then leaving BHS to serve as Salem High School's Offensive Coordinator under then coach Sean Gallagher. (two years). Coach Morency then went to Hamilton Wenham as their head coach, where he helped build a winning program over the next ten years, including a 70% winning clip at home. Their best back to back seasons in school history were during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. The team won the Cape Ann Small (8-2, 6-0) and went to the MIAA playoffs for the school's first time ever. (2010) In 2011, the team finished the season unbeaten (10-0), celebrated the school's first playoff win and super bowl appearance. The Generals made the playoffs four seasons (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014), and won two CAL titles under Coach; in addition, Coach has been named Cape Ann League's Coach of the Year (2006, 2010) twice, Salem News Coach of the Year (2010, 2011, 2016) three times, Sylvan Street Grille/104.9 Coach of the Year in 2011 and 2016, New England Patriots Coach of the Week (2016), and most recently, was the 2016 Boston Globe Division 2 Coach of the Year. He was the head coach of the Agganis All Star Game in both 2008 and 2016, assistant coach for the Shriners All Star Game in 2011, and has participated in numerous football camps (NFL/HSP, North Shore Football Clinic, Wes Welker Football Camps). In 2016 coach's first at Beverly, the Panthers won the Division 2 North title, finishing with a 9-3 record. Coach, a certified teacher with his Masters of Education from Cambridge College, will be teaching at Beverly High School this upcoming fall (history) for his second year. He taught with Upward Bound (Lawrence High School-Salem State) for 17 years and is currently an adjunct professor at North Shore Community College.
Assistant Coach-Scott Shairs (Defensive Coordinator/RB/QB/WR) Scott Shairs, a former Beverly High School football player himself, graduated BHS as a three sport athlete with a successful career across football, basketball, and lacrosse (captain-elect) After graduation, Scott played football at Norwich University until an injury ended his season and he returned home to complete his education at Salem State College. Scott has always been involved in athletics, first as a player and consistently in his adult life as a coach. He was part of the coaching staff for BHS Girls Varsity Basketball from 2000-2007 and joined the Hamilton-Wenham High School football program from 2006-2013, coaching QB/RB/DB, and Defensive Coordinator. Coach was a teacher at both Peabody Alternative High School and SEEM Collaborative. He has a genuine objective to help foster the potential of the kids he teaches and coaches. Scott is very excited at the opportunity to give back to the program that he was so proud to be a part of as a player and student.
Assistant Coach-Pat Henebury (OL/DL) Coach Hennebury is welcomed to the BHS staff for his 3rd year. Coach was on the Hamilton Wenham staff for 7 years. Pat was an outstanding athlete at Beverly High School, playing football (captain-DE/OL, two-time NEC all-star) and basketball (captain). Pat went on to play football at Stonehill College and graduated with a degree in education (Masters from AIC). Pat is currently living in Beverly and is a teacher at Beverly High School. Coach was the defensive coordinator and in charge of both the offensive and defensive lines with the Generals over the past seven years; he will be working with the Offensive and Defensive lines here in Beverly.
Assistant Coach-Milton Brown (WR/TE/OLB) Beverly High welcomes Coach Brown to the staff for his third year. Prior to Beverly, Coach was at Hamilton Wenham as their linebackers/ends coach. Coach was a three-year football varsity letter winner at Havelock High School (NC), being named team MVP, All-Area, All-Conference and Defensive MVP honors his senior season playing both linebacker and tight end. Coach also was named Defensive MVP and All-Area as a junior, and lettered in basketball and track. He was the track (team MVP) sprinter as senior. Coach went on to graduate from Campbell University (Div. 1AA), where Coach was a league all-star and was a team leader in tackles for three years. In addition to coaching at Beverly, Coach currently works at the SEEM Collaborative, as a job-coach/teacher. Coach will be working with offensive backs, linebackers, and special teams
Assistant Coach-Nick Theriault
Assistant Coach-Joe Picard-Coach Picard just complete his fourth year on the BHS football staff. Coach was an All League QB at Endicott College and taught at BHS last year. Coach works primarily with the QBs and DBs. He also calls the plays for the JV offense.
Assistant Coach- Mark Theriault (RB/DB) Coach Theriault is a Beverly High School graduate, where he played football and baseball. After graduation, Coach Theriault attended North Shore Community College before transferring to Endicott College where he played football and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. For the past few years, Coach Theriault has been coaching youth football in Beverly, but now he will be moving to the high school level, coaching running backs and defensive backs for the Panthers. Coach will be entering his 2nd year on the staff.
Assistant Coach-Freddy Nieves-Coach Nieves is a former Beverly High School graduate/football player who works with the offensive and defensive lines (JVs as well) Coach works and lives in Beverly. Coach will be entering his second year on the staff.
Head Frosh Coach-Dave Wilbur will begin his 26th year on the BHS football staff, this being his 16th year as head freshman coach. Before joining the Beverly staff in 1995, he served on the Salem staff for 20 years. This last spring (2018), Coach Wilbur led the Panthers once step short of a state title. as the BHS varsity baseball coach, in a thrilling ride to one of coaches finest years. Retiring as the baseball coach last year, Coach has now received coach of the year honors seven times. The 2005, 2009, 2014, and 2018 teams won NEC divisional titles. The 2012, 2015, and 2018 teams the Divisional 2 North Finals. Dave is a 1974 graduate of Ottawa University in Kansas, where he was a 4 year letterman in varsity baseball. He retired from the Salem school system in 2015 after serving as a physical education teacher for 41 years. In addition, Coach Wilbur is a member of the prestigious Massachusetts High School Coaches Hall of Fame. Dave has 2 sons, Steve and Tom and resides in Beverly with his wife Paule (Last season, Coach and Coach Very led the Panthers frosh to an undefeated season.
2016-2018-Special thanks to Bruce Doig (BHS Hall of Famer) for all his gameday help
Frosh Coach-Nate Verry
Nate Verry was a standout 2007 BHS graduate-at BHS, he was a three year starter at linebacker. In 2006, Coach was selected as All Conference and was a Salem News All Star as a member of a 9-1 team. He won the Ada Smith Unsung hero award his senior year as well. Coach went on to graduate from Plymouth State University in 2011, and is currently a special education teacher at BHS.