Randy Ragsdale coached the Trinity Wildcats to a 242-86 record during his tenure that started in 1989, including a 45-game regular-season winning streak from 2000-05. His 2003 team won the Class 4A state championship with a 15-0 record. His Trinity teams reached the state playoffs in 25 of his 28 seasons and compiled a 116-23 region record.
"My first influence was my daddy, Randolph Ragsdale," he said. "The first thing he did was introduce me to Jesus Christ. He was a high school industrial arts teacher and a high school football coach. One of the things he taught me and my brother (Scott) was that when you start something, you finish it."
Ragsdale began his coaching career as an assistant coach in Georgia and joined Harry Wayne Parrish's Northview staff in 1985, helping the Cougars win the Class 6A championship in his first season as defensive coordinator.
Ragsdale coached in the 1997 and 2004 North-South All-Star Games, was head coach in 2010 and was named ASWA Coach of the Year in 2003. He currently serves as a board member of the District 3 Fellowship of Christian Athletes and received the Herman L. Scott Distinguished Service Award in 2017 for his faith-based coaching leadership.
He coached a team of Alabama all-stars in the Down Under Bowl in Australia in 1999 and 2000. As a player he earned All-America honors as an offensive lineman at Jacksonville State for three straight years and was named the MVP of the NCAA Division II championship game in 1978.
The Rockdale County (Ga.) graduate attended Jacksonville State University on football scholarship graduating in 1979. He earned his masters from JSU in 1984. He and his family attend Ray Thorington Road Baptist Church where teaches bible study.
- Mission Mornings: Saturday mornings once a quarter
- Men's Fall Pheasant Hunt: October 11-14
- Men's Spring Golf Retreat: April 27-29, 2019
4th Thursday of each month we meet in the Life Center instead of prayer group. Join us for breakfast, devotional and group discussion from 6:30-7:30am. Feel free to leave when necessary to get to work. $5 Breakfast includes: Eggs, Sausage, Biscuits, Gravy, Grits, Coffee & Juice. Register Here for June
2nd Wednesday of every month, join us at Dreamland BBQ
Joshua's Men: We host two groups annually
Men's Small Groups: New groups form Spring, Fall & Winter