|Alma Mater:||South Carolina|
Head coach David Dean has announced the appointment of James (J.R.) Dorman to his 2018 coaching staff. Dorman will serve as UWG’s linebacker coach and special teams coordinator. Dorman comes to UWG with impressive credentials. He was part of Dean’s 2015 staff on an NCAA Playoff team at Valdosta State. Prior to that he coached at Fairmont (W.V.) State, and spent five seasons working with linebackers, secondary, and special teams at Georgia Tech. Also, Dorman coached at Wittenberg and Dennison in Ohio, and began his professional career as an intern with the Houston Texans of the NFL. Dorman is a 2003 graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. While at South Carolina he served as a student assistant on the staff of former coach Lou Holtz.