Daryn is entering his fourteenth year as a Marlow Outlaw and has taught for 25 years, overall. He graduated from Rush Springs HS, in 1990, and from USAO, in 1996, with a BA in History. For the previous thirteen years, he had taught 8th grade US History and was an assistant HS football coach (Defensive Tackles and Tight Ends) and was the head MS Baseball coach.
For the 2021-2022 school year, Daryn is taking on the new roles of Athletic Director and Transportation Director. He also serves as the head groundskeeper for the football and baseball fields. He is married to Angie (McConnell) and she is a former 6th grade teacher at MMS. She is currently employed as an accountant at the National Rural Water Association Headquarters in Duncan. They have one daughter and one son: Blair (2018 MHS graduate) is currently a senior at Oklahoma State University and is studying to become a physician’s assistant. Bradyn is a freshman at Marlow HS and plays football and golf. The family are active members of the Rush Springs Church of Christ.
Education is extremely important to Daryn and his family. His brother, Bryan, is the Marlow HS principal and Bryan’s wife, Karin, teaches HS math for the Outlaws. Daryn's other brother, Arlyn, directs the Marlow HS art program and his sister, Marisa (White) teaches MS & HS English at Tipton (OK). His parents (Larry and Annys Brantley) were career educators and are retired with over 70+ combined years of public school teaching experience in Harlan County, KY and in Southwestern OK.
His previous teaching/coaching experience has been: Bray-Doyle (1996-1998), Dibble (1998-2000) and Rush Springs (2000-2008). Daryn was a Region 5 Board Member of the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association and served as the OFBCA President, in 2009-2010. He has been a Region 5 Board Member, for the Oklahoma Coaches Association, and served as President of the OCA in 2016-2017. Daryn is a member of the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association and the Oklahoma Coaches Association.