Phone: 479-632-2162 EXT 1231
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Mr. Doug Loughridge
Doug Loughridge is the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of the Alma Airedales. Coach Loughridge also teaches Athlete Skill Development at Alma High School. Doug is beginning his 7th year in the Alma School District and his 23rd year overall. He graduated from Charleston High School in 1992 and attended Arkansas Tech University from 1992-1997 and also earned a Masters in Administration from Harding University in 2003. Coach Loughridge has been an assistant coach at Ola, Cedarville, Charleston, Russellville and Fayetteville between the years of 1997-2006. In 2007, Coach Doug was hired at the Head Football Coach at Charleston High school where he had an overall record of 68-9 and won 6 conference championships and 2 state championships in 2008 and 2011. Coach Loughridge was hired as the Head Football Coach for the Airedales in December 2012. Since at Alma, Coach has won three 5A West Conference Championships in 2013, 2016 and 2017. The Airedales have made one Semi-Final appearance and 4 trips to the Quarterfinals under Coach Loughridge. Loughridge's overall record as a Head Coach is 111-38.
Doug is married to Kimberly Loughridge who is the Instructional Coordinator of the Alma School District. Doug and Kim have three children: Coltin Bowerman, 18, Lydia Bowerman, 16, and Hudson Loughridge, 10.