Coach Highfill is head coach of the 17U Red team and currently in his fifth year with the Midwest Nationals. He played his high school baseball in Northeast Arkansas before attending College of the Ozarks.
After college he began his coaching career at Willard High School as an assistant under coach John Hartley. While at Willard he also served as the Head Legion Coach and lead the JV Tigers to the state playoffs.
He joined the Nats program as an assistant with the 16U Nats and won a National Championship that summer. He has been the Head Coach of the 17U team for the past two summers. Coach Highfill is currently an assistant coach at College of the Ozarks.