In 1969, Johnny Seabrooks left Monticello, Florida to attend Albany State College on a football and track scholarship. During his years at Albany State College, Seabrooks lettered for four years in football and was named an All-SIAC linebacker. As a track athlete, Seabrooks set a record in the triple jump at the Tuskegee Relays while leading his team to two SIAC track and field championships.
Following graduation, Seabrooks started his teaching and coaching career as an assistant football and head track coach at Brooks County High School in Quitman, Georgia. In 1981, Coach Seabrooks accepted the positions of assistant football coach and head track coach at Monroe High School in Albany, GA. In 1993, Seabrooks moved to Dougherty High School where he coached track, cross country, and football. In 1996, Seabrooks was named Athletic Director at Dougherty High School. He remained in this position for 5 years. In 2001, Seabrooks was named the Director of Athletics for the Dougherty County School System and remains in that position today.
Since becoming the Director of Athletics, Seabrooks has been very generous with his time by serving as a President of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association, Tournament Director for the GHSA South Sectionals Basketball Tournament in Albany, and Meet Director for the GHSA Girls State Track and Field Championships.
Throughout his career as a coach and teacher, Seabrooks has received numerous awards and honors. Included among these are the Region Athletic Director of the Year, the Georgia AAA Athletic Director of the Year, the NIAAA State Award of Merit, and the NIAAA Distinguished Service Award.
Coach Seabrooks is married to the former Gwendolyn Haywood. They have one daughter, Kecia and one granddaughter, Kelsey.