Conley is in his first year on the Hornet football staff. His experience includes 12 years as a junior league coach, 11 with the Stanton Clippers of the CTJFL and one year with the Stanton Raiders of the NCCJFL.
Conley also coached two years with the National Minor Football League Delaware Clippers and one year with the minor league Delaware Warlocks.
The last fifteen years he has coached in the Delaware high school ranks, nine with The Tatnall School and six at Thomas McKean H.S. (his alma mater), both in Wilmington.
In 2013 Conley and his family were inducted into the Thomas McKean High School Hall of Fame.
Conley is a graduate of the McCarrie School of Health Sciences (1977) and the University of Delaware (1995).
A.J. and his wife (and his coach) of 34 years, Sandy, live in Wilmington, Delaware. They have two sons; Albie (IV) and his wife Dr. Amanda Conley; and Austin (Cassie Conley).