Bracy Maynard joined the Quakers' coaching staff as a defensive line coach in 2008, moved to tight ends coach in the spring of 2011, before returning to the line in 2012. He will be entering his 12th season with Guilford in 2019. Maynard has assisted in the development of three-time All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) selection Gibson Ziah ‘18, who was a first-team selection in 2015 and 2016.
The veteran scholastic mentor spent nine years as an assistant football coach at nearby Western Guilford High School, where he taught science and coached the boys’ track and field team before retiring. He worked with the Hornets' defense eight years, including two with former Guilford assistant Charlie Griffin. A three-time Triad 3-A Conference Track Coach of the Year, he has coached three state track and field champions.
Maynard also made local football coaching stops at Western Alamance High School, Ragsdale High School, and Northwest Guilford High School. He assisted Guilford alumnus Charlie Groves ‘76 at Northwest Guilford from 1993-98. A 1978 graduate of Bob Jones University, Maynard earned his master’s degree in physics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1992. He has three children and resides in Greensboro.