Riley White

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Riley White is the head football coach for Banks Academy.

White is a graduate of Briarwood Christian School where he ran track and played football for Fred Yancey. Inspired by both Yancey and his own grandfather Shorty White to become a coach, White coached in Texas, then returned to Alabama, joining the staff at Oak Mountain High School, where he served as an assistant football and head track coach.

White's father, Darryl was part of the team of Banks High School alumni who started Banks Academy in 2015. Riley started the football program in 2019, with the Jets finishing the season at 6-4.


  • Victory, Dennis (May 6, 2020) "Banks Academy begins 1st AISA football season leaning on legacy of former school." The Birmingham News