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2017 Class 4A Coaching Changes 


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Region 1

Escambia County - Royce Young

Royce Young leaves Escambia County High after three seasons with an unimpressive 4-26 record. His teams could never seem to find a winning formula at the once great football program. The school has fallen on tough times on the gridiron after being a powerhouse through the 1980s.


2017 Season - Rico Jackson

Rico Jackson arrives in Atmore to assume the head coaching duties for the Blue Devils. He has served as the head football coach at Fairfield and Aliceville where his teams finished a combined 35-21 in five seasons.





W.S. Neal - Doug Hoehn

Doug Hoehn leaves W.S. Neal where he served as the head football coach the past seven seasons. His teams went 33-31 including a 2-3 record in the playoffs.


2017 Season - Andro Williams

Andro Williams leaves Linden with a very impressive 110-23 record over the past ten seasons. Every team qualified for a playoff spot and none lost more than four games in a season. He will serve as the head football coach at W.S> Neal for the upcoming season.






Region 3

Holtville - Hunter Adams

Hunter Adams leaves Holtville after five seasons that produced a 4-46 record. His last three teams finished 1-29 and could never seem to find a way to win on the football field.


2017 Season - Jason Franklin

Jason Franklin leaves Horseshoe Bend for Holtville after nine seasons with a 34-59 overall record. His teams made three playoff appearances but failed to produce a win in the post season.






Region 4

Northside - Darrin Hughes
2017 Season - Chris Hilliker




Region 5

Oneonta - Don Jacobs

Don Jacobs resigned as the head football coach at Oneonta after seven seasons and a 65025 record. His stint included a state championship in 2013 and two other Super Six appearances.


2017 Season - Vacant




Region 6

Dora - Mike Cain

Mike Cain leaves Dora after two years with a 4-16 record and no playoff appearances. His 2016 team finished 4-6 which was a major improvement over the 0-10 year the previous season.


2017 Season - Bart Lockhart

Bart Lockhart arrives at Dora after a very successful season at Sumiton Christian. His final squat at Sumiton finished 9-3.





Haleyville - Bo Culver

Bo Culver stepped down as the head football coach at Haleyville to accept the same position at Deshler during the off season. His three teams at Haleyville finished with a record of 25-10 including a 2-3 record in the playoffs.


2017 Season - Todd McNutt

Todd McNutt is a graduate of Haleyville and spent the past three seasons as the defensive coordinator at the school. He will assume the duties as the head football coach in 2017. This will be his first head coaching position.






Region 8

Deshler - Mike Hand

Mike Hand resigned following the 2016 after just two seasons at Deshler. His 2016 team finished with a 2-8 record which was the worst record at the school since 1970. His two years produced a 7-14 record and 0-1 in the playoffs.


2017 Season - Bo Culver

Bo Culver comes over from three seasons at Haleyville where his teams finished a combined 25-10. He has also served as the head football coach at Phil Campbell and supports a 34-31 overall coaching record in six seasons.








David Parker
  AHSFHS.org
  dparker@ahsfhs.org







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