ATHLETICS

VOLLEYBALL

The Rose Bud School District has a Jr. High and High School Volleyball team. Both teams are coached by Joey Pruitt.

FOOTBALL

MEET THE COACHES

Assistant Coach Derek Wofford graduated from Conway High School in 2007. He attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he earned a degree in Health Science and Secondary Education. He enjoyed playing football in college and has found a passion for coaching over the last five years. During the 2019 season, Coach Wofford will be a defensive coordinator for the Ramblers. He and his wife, Crystal, have a precious Aussie named Chipper.

Head Coach Scotty Starkey graduated from Rose Bud High School. He attended Arkansas State University and earned a BSE in Mid-Level Education and MSE in Educational Administration. Coach Starkey received his coaching endorsement from Southern Arkansas University. He and his wife, Shelly, have been married for 27 years. They have two children, Sydney and Spencer, and three grandchildren, Isaiah, Oliver, and Jasper.

Assistant Coach Taylor Cooper graduated from Concord High School in 2008. He played baseball at Lyon College before graduating from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.He and his wife, Shelby married in November 2018 and have one four-legged fur child, Dottie.

BASKETBALL

The Rose Bud School Districts offers 7th Grade Boys and Girls Teams, Junior High Boys and Girls Teams, and Senior High Boys and Girls Teams.

Meet the Coach

Austin Harrell is the head coach for the Rambler basketball teams. He graduated from Alabama Christian Academy in 2012. Coach Harrell then went on to attend Faulkner University (2012 - 2013) where he served as Student Assistant coach for the Women's Basketball team. He helped lead the Lady Eagles to a record of 26 - 7, an SSAC West Division Championship, and a second-round appearance in the NAIA National Tournament. In 2013, he transferred to Harding University where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and minor in Social Science. During his tenure at HU, he was the Student Assistant of the Men's Basketball Team. Coach Harrell, helped lead the Bisons to two GAC Championships and two NCAA Division II National tournament appearances. Also, while attending Harding University he worked basketball camps across the country which included: Samford, Baylor, and Texas A & M. Recently, he completed his Masters in Teaching from HU.

His first head basketball coaching position was at Des Arc High School, where he also served as an Assistant Football coach. He and his wife, Hannah, have been married for five years and live in Searcy.

Meet the Coach

Brad Moss is the head coach for the Lady Rambler basketball teams. Prior to coming to Rose Bud, he served two seasons (2014-2016) as head coach at Viola High School where he led the girls program to a state tournament Sweet 16 in his first season. Moss played two years of college basketball at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge and one season at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He also served one season as Student Assistant under Coach Corliss Williamson at UCA. He graduated with a BSE in Health Education. He now lives in Rose Bud with his wife Leslie and their dog, Jango.

BASEBALL

Meet the Coach

Taylor Cooper is the Head Baseball Coach at Rose Bud High School. Coach Cooper graduated from Concord High School in 2008. He played baseball at Lyon College before graduating from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He and his wife, Shelby married in November 2018 and have one four-legged fur child, Dottie.

SOFTBALL

Meet the Coach

Scotty Starkey serves as the Head Softball Coach at Rose Bud High School. Before coaching, Starkey attended Arkansas State University and obtained a BSE in Mid-Level Education and MSE in Educational Administration. Starkey received his coaching endorsement from Southern Arkansas University. Coach Starkey is a Rose Bud High School alumni and participated in the sports program.

Scotty Starkey has been married to his wife, Shelly, for 29 years. They have two children, Sydney and Spencer, and three grandchildren, Isaiah, Oliver, and Jasper.

Rose Bud School District has a Jr High and Senior High Softball team. The Senior High Softball teams have been 3A State Champions in 2017 and 2019; the have also been runner-up in 2016 and 2018. 

TRACK AND XCOUNTRY

Meet the Coach

Derek Wofford is the Track Coach for Rose Bud High School. Derek Wofford graduated from Conway High School in 2007. He attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he earned a degree in Health Science and Secondary Education. He enjoyed playing football in college and has found a passion for coaching over the last five years. During the 2019 season, Coach Wofford will be a defensive coordinator for the Ramblers. He and his wife, Crystal, have a precious Aussie named Chipper.

CHEERLEADERS

Meet The Coach

Rebecca Barnett is the Senior High Cheer Coach & Junior High Cheer Coach for Rose Bud High School. She has been a cheer coach at Rose Bud for 7 years.

Ms. Barnett graduated from Cabot in 2008 and from Arkansas Tech in 2012 & 2018. She holds a Fisheries and Wildlife Biology Degree, a Master's in Teaching Degree, a Master's in Educational Leadership and is also licensed in Building Level Administration.