Adjunct Instructor; Football Defensive Coordinator Coach
Direct Line: 423-636-7456
Campus Phone: 5456
Campus Mail: P.O.
Office: Rankin 307
Campus or Site Location: Greeneville
Cody Edwards joined the Tusculum University football coaching staff in the summer of 2018. Edwards served as the TU safeties coach and serve as running game coordinator during the 2018 campaign. He took over coaching the TU linebackers in March 2019. He also serves the program’s travel coordinator.
Edwards comes to Tusculum after serving as the co-defensive coordinator at Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Florida. He also mentored the safeties and SAM linebackers with the Seahawks while also serving as academic coordinator and summer camp coordinator.
He served the 2016 campaign as defensive coordinator at The John Cooper School and was the run game and defensive coordinator at Royal Palm Beach High School for two seasons.
The Haysi, Virginia native coached safeties and was the assistant secondary coach at John Carroll University in 2013. While at the University Heights, Ohio school he helped John Carroll to a 9-2 record and a berth to the NCAA Playoffs. He mentored three All-Conference players including one All-American.
Edwards served as an intern on the football staff at the University of Tennessee during the 2012 season. He served as a liaison for all NFL and professional scouts and the Vol for Life Program. He also aided the football operations staff and worked with the university’s summer football camps.
He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise where he earned Bachelor of Science degree in business administration while also lettering on the football team for the Cavaliers.