Ingram worked under Casey at Aloha from 2004-08, helping build that program into a strong one that eventually captured the Oregon 6A state championship in 2010. Following that, Ingram won a state 5A championship of his own in 2009 as the head coach of the Hillsboro (Ore.) High team, which he directed through the 2012 season before accepting his new position at George Fox. While at Hillsboro, he was one of the coaches for the annual Les Schwab Bowl high school all-star game in 2010 and 2011.
Ingram began his coaching career with three stints as an assistant at Linfield College (1988, 1990-91, 1993). He was the offensive line coach at Sul Ross State University from 1994-95 and Millsaps College from 1996-97. He moved to Texas Lutheran University from 1998-2001 to be the defensive line coach and special teams coordinator for two years, defensive coordinator for one year and offensive coordinator his last year.
A graduate of Hillsboro High, Ingram received his bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from Linfield in 1988. He and his wife Stacy have three children: Isaiah, Shawna Ashley and Ian.