Now an administrator, Daryl Barnes had an incredible record as a high school football coach. A native of Archdale and a graduate of Trinity High School, where he is now the principal, Barnes compiled an unbelievable 157-25 mark in 14 seasons as a head coach. He coached at Southern Guilford, Northeast Guilford and South Brunswick, but is best known for two different stints at Richmond Senior. His Raider teams posted an incredible record of 110-6 in eight years and he led Richmond to five state 4-A titles, including three in a row from 1988-90 and then 1997 and ’98. He coached in both the Shrine Bowl and the North Carolina Coaches’ Association East-West all-star game. Barnes, a 1977 graduate of High Point University, has also served as a middle school principal for five years. He is currently a member of the NCHSAA Board of Directors.
July 8, 2019