Brad Glenn joined the Georgia State staff as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in February 2019 after seven seasons as the associate head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Western Carolina.
Glenn previously served seven years at Appalachian State on the same offensive staff as head coach Shawn Elliott as the Mountaineers won three straight NCAA FCS titles (2005-07).
Glenn’s tenure at Western Carolina (2012-18) was marked by outstanding play from his quarterbacks. For the last five seasons, the Catamounts’ starting quarterback has averaged over 2,400 yards passing and more than 600 yards rushing. His first quarterback, Troy Mitchell, finished as the school’s career leader in total offense with 9,397 yards, while Mitchell’s successor, Tyrie Adams is poised to break many of Mitchell’s records. In 2016, Adams was the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and a finalist for the STATS FCS National Freshman of the Year honor.
In his time at Appalachian State, Glenn coached tight ends for one season (2005) and slot receivers for three years (2006-08) before taking over as quarterbacks coach (2009-11).
While at Appalachian State, Glenn coached two Southern Conference Offensive Players of the Year in quarterbacks Armanti Edwards, who also won the Walter Payton Award as the top player in the FCS, and DeAndre Pressley.
A total of six individuals who played in Glenn’s offensive system, including three at Western Carolina and three at App State, were named to the Walter Payton Award Watch List.
Glenn began his coaching career as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Greer (S.C.) High School from 1995-2000, helping lead the program to a 25-3 record and back-to-back Upper State runner-up finishes his final two seasons. He earned his first collegiate position in 2001, coaching tight ends at Elon before spending the next two seasons as the offensive coordinator at North Greenville College. He returned to prep ranks for one season (2004) at Seneca (S.C.) High School before moving to App State.
The native of Seneca, S.C., is a 1995 graduate of Clemson. He is married to the former Anna Thompson, and the couple has two daughters, Zoey and Landry, and a son, Hank.