|Title:||Assistant Football Coach -- Defensive Coordinator|
|College:||B.S., Sports Management and Fitness, Troy State University|
Steven Hicks joined the Huntingdon football staff in 2004 and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2006. In addition to his responsibilities as defensive coordinator, Hicks also coaches defensive backs.
In addition to team success, several individuals have earned recognition for their play under Hicks. Defensive back Keith Anthony earned second-team preseason All-American honors before his junior season in 2010 and first-team preseason All-American honors before the 2011 season. Five players have earned All-South Region honors from Don Hanson's Football Gazette, while Jamaal Jemison was named to the preseason Division III team by Lindy's annual preseason magazine in 2006. In their lone season in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the Hawks had six defensive players earn all-conference accolades, including three first-team members.
Before joining the staff at Huntingdon, Hicks spent one season at the University of West Alabama, serving as the linebackers coach. Prior to his time at UWA, Hicks was a graduate assistant at Jacksonville State University.
Hicks also spent time working as a student assistant coach, working with running backs under Mike Turk at Troy, while working on his undergraduate degree in sports management. He recently completed his master's degree from Jacksonville State University.
Hicks is married to the former Stephanie Shores, a member of the admissions department at Huntingdon and the coach of the Huntingdon cheerleaders. The couple lives in Montgomery and has two children, four-year-old Trey, and Kloey, born June 2, 2009.