Coach Murphy has been coaching high school football since 1984. He has been at Capital High School since 2004 helping guide the Bruins to the State championship game in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. Winning the title in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011. During 2007-2009 season, the Bruins set a state record for most consecutive wins at 33. His 2014 team won the Army National Guard Academic All Team Award for the highest gpa in the state.
He was selected to the NFL youth Summit in 2003, and was selected as the MCA coach of the year in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011. He was selected as an assistant coach for the United States Junior National Team in January 2010.