He started his coaching career at Lakeland High School in Deepwater, Missouri before moving to Bolivar High School where he spent the last six years. Before becoming a high school coach, he spent one season as an assistant at Southwest Baptist University and was part of the Mickey Owen Baseball School staff for parts of six summers.
Briggs is currently an associate scout for the Kansas City Royals.
He holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Central Missouri and a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics from Southwest Baptist University.
He is married to Rebecca and they have two children, a daughter, Brittany, and a son, Ryan.