This was the press release on April 16, 2021:
Picture provided by Opelika City Schools.
Opelika, AL—Wesley Button has been named the new head boys basketball coach at Opelika
High School. “We are excited to welcome Coach Wesley Button as the new OHS head boys basketball
coach,” stated Farrell Seymore, OHS Principal. “Coach Button has been a valuable member of our
staff for a number of years and has grown into a tremendous teacher and coach.” Button has served
as the interim Opelika High School head boys basketball coach since January 2021.
Button graduated from the University of Alabama in 2015. He earned a Bachelor of Science in
Education and currently teaches history at Opelika High School. At OHS, Button has served as the
Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach since 2015. He also coached 9th grade basketball (2018-2020) and
was a varsity soccer assistant coach (2015-2020).
“I’m super excited to have the opportunity to coach these guys. They’re my guys and we’re
poised to be very competitive next season. My expectations are high and I look forward to working
with the team,” stated Button.
Button is originally from Decatur, AL. When not at work, he and his wife Jaclyn enjoy spending
time with their dogs Tag and Samford.