Coach Hughes enters his seventh year as the Stillwater High School Assistant
Head Coach. His nineteen year coaching career began in 1998 with Pryor High
School, where he accepted a position coaching Linebackers. The next year
Hughes was moved to Offensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator where he
served until accepting a position with Claremore High School in 2004. In his seven
years with the Zebras, he was fortunate enough to coach multiple positions,
including Defensive Line, Offensive Line, and Running Backs. He also served as
the Run Game Coordinator and Special Teams Coordinator. While at Pryor and
Claremore Coach Hughes was able to coach many playoff teams, including
quarterfinal appearances in 2002 and 2003. In his first season at Stillwater, the
Pioneers finished with a record of 8-3 losing only 1 district game. This gave them a
share of the district championship and a playoff berth.
Coach Hughes is from Wagoner, Oklahoma where he was a three sport letterman
in high school. He is a former center and defensive end, and a regional runner up
and state placer in wrestling. After wrestling for a year in College in Colorado,
Hughes transferred back to Oklahoma State University to attend school. He
graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 1997 with a B.S. in
Physiology. In 2009 Coach Hughes graduated from SWOSU with a Masters
Degree in Educational Leadership.
While attending OSU, Hughes met his lovely future wife Lisa. They were married in
Fairfax, Ok in December of 2000. Jeremy and Lisa have three awesome children,
Dax who is 11, Cael 9, and their beautiful daughter Bella-Kate who is 6. All three
children attend Sangre Ridge Elementary School. Lisa has a Masters' Degree in
Physical Therapy, and is the Clinical Rehab Manager at Total Health in Stillwater.
The Hughes family is members of Countryside Baptist Church in Stillwater.
While football is his passion, Coach Hughes has had success coaching wrestling
as well. In his 15 years coaching high school and junior high wrestling he won
many district titles and a regional title. He also was a member of a Claremore
wrestling staff that won both a Dual State Wrestling Championship and a State
Wrestling Championship in 2009.