Bobby Bentley – Camp Founder
– coached QBs for more than 24 years
– only coach in South Carolina history to have 3 quarterbacks pass for over 10,000 career yards
– coached 2 Parade All American QBs
– coached 7 Shrine Bowl/North South Quarterbacks
– QBs that he has coached own numerous national and state records in national and state records in passing.
– one of only 3 head coaches in SC to win 4 consecutive State Titles and one of only 15 to win a total of 4 state championships.
– coached in 7 state title games winning 4 in a row
– Has tutored over 40 QBs who have earned collegiate scholarships
– He has coached 12 shrine bowl/north-south receivers and 24 receivers who have earned collegiate scholarships.
– As the head coach at Presbyterian College, his QBs set school and national records
– Tim Webb passed for 648 yards in one game and holds the school record for pass completion percentage at 73%
– Webb also passed for a school record seven touchdowns in a game
– The 2007 team totaled school records in total yards in a game at 725 and total yards for the season- 5,290 yards
– also broke the school record for points scored in 2007 with 404
Bentley and his wife, the former Paulette West, are the parents of five children: Chas, 23,
Shuler, 19; Jacob, 17; and 11 year-old twins Brooks and Emily.
High School: Byrnes High School (Duncan, S.C.), ‘86
College: Presbyterian College, ‘90
Graduate: Converse College, M.Ed, ‘95
Byrnes – Assistant Coach (1990-1994)
Byrnes – Head Coach (1995-2006)
Presbyterian College – Head Coach (2007-2008)
Byrnes Athletic Director and OC (2009-2012)
Byrnes Head Coach – (2013)
Chas Dodd is a 2010 graduate of Byrnes High School. Chas was a three-year starter at quarterback for the Byrnes Rebels, during his career he passed for 10,640 yards and 111 touchdowns. He had a 42–3 record as a starter and led his team to two state championships.
Chas began his collegiate football career at Rutgers University. He made his first collegiate start as a freshman against the University of Connecticut. In that game, Dodd threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns, and Rutgers came back in the fourth quarter to defeat the Huskies 27–24. Dodd was named Big East Offensive Player of the Week that week. Chas finished his career seventh in school history with 4,079 passing yards and eighth with 336 completions. Chas was also named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team for both his sophomore and junior seasons. His senior year, he was named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic team and Dean’s list. Chas also played professionally in the FIDAF league in Italy in 2015.
Chas has trained with and under his step-Father, Bobby Bentley, for years and he has now returned to SC to become director of the Bobby Bentley Football Camps.
A member of the University of North Alabama Athletic Hall of Fame and the Division II Football Hall of Fame as a player, Cody Gross is the offensive coordinator at UNA.
This is the second stint for Gross as an assistant coach at UNA. He served three seasons under Bill Hyde at UNA from 1998-2000. He was receivers coach for the Lions in 1998 and 1999 and was quarterbacks and fullbacks coach in 2000. He also served as recruiting coordinator at UNA for three seasons. Gross was offensive coordinator at Delta State in 2001 and assistant head coach for the Statesmen in 2002.
Gross returned to UNA after one season as head football coach at Wilson High School in Florence. His high school coaching career includes two seasons as an assistant coach at Lauderdale County High School (1996-97), four seasons as an assistant at Athens High School (2003-06), three seasons as a head coach at Colbert County High School (2007-09) and one season as assistant head coach at Sparkman High School (2010).
In his three seasons as offensive coordinator at Athens, the Golden Eagles advanced to the state playoffs every year and won the 2006 Alabama Class 5A State Championship. In his three seasons as head coach at Colbert County, the Indians had a combined 26-13 record, reaching the semifinals of the state Class 3A playoffs twice and the first round the other year.
Gross coached in the 2008 Alabama High School Athletic Association North-South Football All-Star Game and he served as District 7 Representative on the AHSAA Football Coaches Committee in 2008-09.
As a player, Gross had a 41-2 record as a starting quarterback while leading the Lions to three consecutive NCAA Division II National Championships from 1993-95. He led UNA to 14-0, 13-1 and 14-0 records during the championship seasons and played on UNA teams with a combined 48-5-1 record. His only two collegiate losses as a starter were to a pair of eventual national championship teams by a combined five points. UNA lost 14-12 to eventual Division II National Champion Jacksonville State in the quarterfinals of the 1992 playoffs, and 17-14 at eventual Division I-AA National Champion Youngstown State in 1994.
During his career as quarterback for the Lions, Gross was responsible for 65 touchdowns, rushing for 40 and throwing for 25. He had 5,614 yards of career total offense, rushing for 1,930 and passing for 3,684.
Gross played in 14 career NCAA Division II playoff games, throwing for 1,138 yards and six touchdowns and rushing for another 564 yards and 14 touchdowns.
He was chosen All-Gulf South Conference and GSC Offensive Player of the Year in 1995, was selected for the 50th Anniversary UNA Football Team for 1949-98, the Gulf South Conference “Team of the Quarter Century” for 1971-95 and the Gulf South Conference Team of the 1990s.
Chris is currently the head coach at Laurens High School in SC. Prior to Laurens he was the Head Coach at Ninety Six(SC) High School for 5 years. Before taking over the helm at Ninety Six, he spent 11 years as an assistant coach at Greenwood High School, including 7 as offensive coordinator. During his time at Greenwood, the Eagles won 9 conference championships and 3 state championships. He coached five consecutive Division 1 college scholarship signee quarterbacks including Renaldo Gray (Furman), Armanti Edwards (Appalachian State), Jay Spearman (USC), and Zearrick Matthews (Marshall). He was also the position coach for 5 North-South and 2 Shrine bowl all-stars.
Mike is the offensive coordinator and QB coach at Wingate University.
His teams average 300 yds per game passing and Mike coached quarterback Cody Haffly who was named to the All-SAC team for the second season in a row. Teammates wide receiver Chris Bowden and tight end Brandon Ellington joined him on the All-SAC first team.
Current Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks coach at Athens High
School, AL, Coached Quarterbacks at Southeast Missouri St. and Temple University,
Coached WR at Univ of West Alabama and North Alabama, Played QB at Tenn Tech, Golden West CC and UW-Stevens Point, Also played 3 years in EFL with Kristianstad Lions, coached 6 scholarship QB/WRs and 2 college all americans
Willy Korn enters his second season as wide receivers coach at Charleston Southern University. Korn, was a prized recruit and high school All-American QB at Byrnes High School in Duncan, S.C., While at Byrnes he threw 125 touchdown passes. Willy was a Parade and SuperPrep All-American as a senior at James F. Byrnes High…Gatorade Player-of-the-Year in South Carolina as a junior and senior…a Shrine Bowl Selection and a U.S. Army All-American that participated in the Army All-American game…S.C. Coaches Association Offensive Player-of-the-Year as a senior…set many S.C. state records as a junior, including passing touchdowns (53), completions (281), and passing yards (4.164)…was a team captain as a junior and senior and led his team to a 39-3 record and two state titles in 2004 and 2005…was 795-of-1,181 for 10, 716 yards and 125 touchdown passes in his career…his 125 career touchdown passes were the eighth most in high school history and ranks as the #1 total among quarterback who started just three years.
Korn began his collegiate career at Clemson University. After graduation he also attended North Greenville University. During his time at NGU, he earned All-American honors and lead NGU to a 11-3 season and a appearance in the D-II Quarterfinals. He finished his career with an 18-4 record as a starter at NGU and passed for 4,058 yards. He also ran 212 times for 944 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Elder, a four-year letter winner at quarterback from 2004-07, returned to his alma mater in 2010 as the wide receivers coach.Quick was a two-time All-American, earning his second honor under Elder after leading the Mountaineer receivers with 71 receptions for 1,096 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2011.
Elder, was South Carolina’s Mr. Football as a senior at Byrnes High School in 2003, He is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he excelled and posted a 7-1 record as a starter a four-year letter winner at quarterback from 2004-07, He helped lead the Mountaineers to their third-straight national championship by going 4-0 as a starter in 2007 and played an intergral part in App’s national title in 2005 He replaced an injured Williams early in the national semifinals versus Furman and led Appalachian State to a 29-23 come from behind victory.
Trey began his coaching career as a student assistant at ASU in 2008. Elder’s coaching experience also includes one season at Byrnes High in Duncan, S.C., where he served as the wide receivers coach in 2009. He was also the wide receivers coach at Appalachian State University for 1 year before moving to Western Carolina University from 2011-2013. At the age of 27, Trey is currently the Head Coach at Woodruff High School in SC.
Blake played wide receiver at Byrnes High School where he closed an impressive prep career by racking up seven receptions for 124 yards and three touchdowns in his final five games as a senior. A two-time academic all-area selection, he lettered three times in football and once in track. Blake decided to walk on at Appalachian State University as a wide receiver but quickly earned a scholarship and become one of the team’s top leaders on and off the field. Blake is also the current wide receiver coach at Byrnes High School.
Hunter Spivey is the current running backs coach at Newberry College. Spivey comes to Newberry after serving as the head coach at Gray Military Academy in Columbia. He led the War Eagles to a combined record of 13-7 in his two years there.
Prior to his time at GMA, Spivey spent eight seasons on the staff at Coastal Carolina. From 2004-2007, Spivey worked with WR Jerome Simpson, who was a 2008 second-round draft choice of the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals and holds Coastal Carolina’s career receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions records.
Spivey entered the coaching profession with three seasons as wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Newberry after a stellar playing career for the Indians. His first coaching stint at Newberry spanned the school’s first years returning to the South Atlantic Conference.
From 1993-96, Spivey completed 281-of-559 passes for 3,680 yards and 24 touchdowns. He is currently ranked either fifth or sixth in Newberry history in all four career passing categories. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Newberry in 1997 and was named the Indians’ most valuable player in his senior season.
In high school, Spivey was a standout at Conway High School in three sports, earning letters in football, baseball and basketball. He was named Sun News “Toast of the Coast,” as well as an All-Area and All-Region First Team quarterback. He was the team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior and holds numerous quarterback records at Conway.
Brett began his coaching career at Chapman High school. While at Chapman he was the quarterback coach for 3 years and wide receivers coach for 2 years. Coach Sloan began coaching under Bobby Bentley at Byrnes High School in 2012. He has coached Wide Receivers, Quarterbacks and was co-offensive coordinator.
Rob is a 2010 graduate at Dorman High School where he played both quarterback and receiver for the Cavaliers. He was a team captain on Dorman’s 2009 State Championship football team. Following his high school career, Rob played wide receiver for 4 years at Wofford College, where he was a member of 2 Southern Conference Championship teams and 3 NCAA Playoff qualifiers. He was named the teams Best Receiver for the 2013 Season. After his graduation from Wofford, Rob played his final year of eligibility at North Greenville University, where he was a member of the 2014 NCCAA Victory Bowl Championship football team. He is currently a graduate assistant and wide receivers coach at North Greenville where he is pursuing his Master’s degree.
Rob participated in the Bentley QB and WR camps both as a quarterback and a receiver during his high school playing career. We are excited to say that this will be Rob’s fifth year as a camp staff member.