Defensive Backs Coach
A native of Castalia, Ohio, Phillips earned Associated Press All-America honors in track at Margaretta High School before coming to Bluffton, where he lettered in track and basketball. He was the Bluffton University head track coach in the early 1990s, leading his teams to three conference titles in the Association of Mideast Colleges. His football coaching experience includes tenures at Lima, Perry and Leipsic high schools.
Coach Phillips lives in Bluffton with his wife, Kaye, and sons, Adam and Justin.