Devericks, Bumgarner Step Up

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 19, 2013

When Devore Holman won the job as head football coach at Davie, two other coaches on staff took a step up as well.
Tim Devericks and Todd Bumgarner saw their profiles raised as Holman gave them the titles of defensive and offensive coordinator, respectively.
Devericks worked alongside Holman, the defensive coordinator from 1999-2012, the past eight years. What did he learn from Holman?
“You have to be prepared,” Devericks said. “You have to do your homework, be prepared and prepare your kids. They have to be ready for every situation. You can’t expect them to perform if they’ve never seen it before or never practiced it before. (Holman) was always well-prepared (as coordinator), and he has always showed his kids he cares about them on and off the field.”
Bumgarner worked under coach Doug Illing on the offensive side for six years. Now he’s elated to be the OC.
“(Holman) asked me … well, he told me that’s what I was doing,” he said. “He knew that was something I was very, very interested in doing. I am humbled to be asked to be in this position, and I’m thankful to coach Holman, the …