Head Wrestling Coach
In May of 2011, Roosevelt Hadley was hired to start the first Wrestling team at Arkansas Baptist College. Coach Hadley is originally from Chicago, IL where he was Captain of his high school wrestling team at Morgan Park High School. Coach Hadley was also Captain of the varsity football team. Coach Hadley graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1990. From 1993-1995 he was in the United States Marine Corps graduated Meritorious Mast. He coached at Arkansas School for the Blind from 2001-2003 and Mighty Blue Birds Wrestling Team from 2006 to the present. Coach Hadley is also a Certified Coach for USA Wrestling Federation and Arkansas Wrestling Academy. He is in his fifth season as the Head Wrestling Coach at Arkansas Baptist College. He was recently inducted National Wrestling Hall of Fame on March 5, 2016. In 2014-2015, Dequaylon Gray became the first national qualifier national tournament from Arkansas Baptist College. Most importantly he is the husband to Telisa Hadley and the proud father of daughter Telia.