|Title:||Defensive Backs Coach|
A former college teammate of Paul White and a long-time area high school coach, Melvin Dillard is in his thrid year as defensive backs coach.
Dillard, a Tabb High School graduate, joins the Apprentice School staff after serving 12 years as the defensive backs/special teams coach at Grafton High School. His teams at Grafton were always in the running for Bay Rivers District and regional titles.
A college teammate of head coach Paul White at Ferrum College, Dillard was a two-time All-American for the Panthers and was a starter on their 1988 and 1989 NCAA South Regional Championship teams.