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2021 Football Coaching Changes


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        Each season ends with a flurry of coaching changes scattered across the state. The current offseason has proven to be no different as schools strive to improve their football programs with the right hire.

         Here is a list of the new coaches for the upcoming 2021 football season.
 
 

Team Last Season This Season

Abbeville ChristianAshley CarlisleJohn Gilmore
Abbeville ChristianAshley CarlisleJohn Gilmore
Alabama ChristianNate SanfordMichael Summers
AlbertvilleCliff MitchellChip English
AlicevilleMelvin Pete Jr.Grady Griffin
Alma BryantDoug HoehnBart Sessions
American ChristianChris SmelleyCody Martin
AppalachianJon CooperNeal Whittington
ArdmoreP.J. WrightJonathan Snider
AuburnAdam WinegardenKeith Etheredge
Autauga AcademyJeremy PerkinsBobby Carr
B.T. WashingtonTracy StacyLawrence ONeal
Banks AcademyRiley WhiteRiley White
Barbour CountyNo CoachChad Martin
BeauregardRob CarterJustin Jones
BeauregardRob CarterJustin Jones
Benjamin RussellKevin SmithJustin Jones
Benjamin RussellKevin SmithAubrey Blackwell
Berry FayetteCaleb HyndsHunter Mims
Berry FayetteCaleb HyndsHunter Mims
Bessemer AcademyJosh WrightHunter Mims
Bessemer AcademyJosh WrightJonathan Wright
Bessemer CityRudy GriffinAntonio Nelson
Bessemer CityRudy GriffinAntonio Nelson
BillingsleyPhillip CogginsMatt Geohagan
BlountLev HollyDedrick Sumpter
BlountLev HollyDedrick Sumpter
BrewerGeoff WaltersMatt Plunkett
BrewerGeoff WaltersMatt Plunkett
BrooksBrad BlackNo Team
BuckhornKeith HendersonMike Bramblett
BuckhornKeith HendersonMatt Patterson
Bullock CountySheldon WardDerrick Levett
Bullock CountySheldon WardDerrick Levett
CaleraTrey SimpsonJason Hamlin
CaleraTrey SimpsonJason Hamlin
Carbon HillChavis WilliamsMark Cochran
Carbon HillChavis WilliamsMark Cochran
Carver BirminghamDerone FaganDerone Fagan
Carver MontgomeryJames ThompsonDerone Fagan
Carver MontgomeryJames ThompsonMarcus Gardner
Catholic MontgomeryAubrey BlackwellKirk Johnson
Catholic MontgomeryAubrey BlackwellKirk Johnson
Cedar BluffJonathan McWhorterKirk Johnson
Cedar BluffJonathan McWhorterAlan Beckett
Charles HendersonBrad McCoyQuinn Hambrite
Charles HendersonBrad McCoyQuinn Hambrite
ChelseaDustin GoodwinQuinn Hambrite
Chilton CountyTal MorrisonJay Norcross
Choctaw CountyGary BanksKendrick Office
Choctaw CountyGary BanksKendrick Office
Clarke PrepDanny PowellStacy Luker
Clarke PrepDanny PowellAshley Carlisle
Clay County ChristianJoe HaynesJohn Roach
Clay County ChristianJoe HaynesJohn Roach
ClevelandGardner GillilandGardner Gilliland
Colbert CountyBrett MaskGardner Gilliland
Cold SpringsJustin CorneliusTaylor Leathers
CollinsvilleDaniel GarrettErnie Willingham
CollinsvilleDaniel GarrettErnie Willingham
ColumbiaNicholas WellsErnie Willingham
Coosa Valley AcademyVince DiLorenzo
Coosa Valley AcademyVince DiLorenzo
CordovaJustin PalmerVince DiLorenzo
CordovaJustin PalmerShane Smothers
CornerRusty RouseJon Cooper
CornerRusty RouseJon Cooper
Cornerstone RainsvilleDennis MayesJeff Nelson
Cornerstone RainsvilleDennis MayesJeff Nelson
Cottage Hill ChristianChris BrazellJeff Nelson
Cottage Hill ChristianChris BrazellBobby Parrish
CrossvilleDusty DarnellJosh Taylor
CrossvilleDusty DarnellJosh Taylor
CurryJeff FosheeD.J. Emerson
CurryJeff FosheeD.J. Emerson
D.A.R.Joel PooleD.J. Emerson
D.A.R.Joel PooleHunter Holland
Dale CountyDon MooreRoger McDonald
Dale CountyDon MooreLuke Tucker
DalevilleDesmond LettWill Garner
DalevilleDesmond LettWill Garner
Dallas CountyHeath LevertWill Garner
Dallas CountyHeath LevertDouglas Laister
DanvilleShannon McGregoryAndro Williams
DanvilleShannon McGregoryAndro Williams
Decatur Heritage ChristianSteve MeekSteve Meek
DeshlerRandall MartinRandall Martin
DonohoMark SandersRandall Martin
DoraBart LockhartChavis Williams
DoraBart LockhartChavis Williams
Dothan HighSmitty GriderChavis Williams
East Central HomeSchoolNo TeamBrandon Lyles
East Central HomeSchoolNo TeamMike Long
East LawrenceBo CulverSean Holt
East LawrenceBo CulverSean Holt
ElkmontDuane WalesNathan McDaniel
ElkmontDuane WalesMichael Pendergast
Elmore CountyJordan CantrellJordan Cantrell
EnterpriseJordan CantrellRick Darlington
EtowahRyan LockeRyan Locke
EufaulaRyan LockeEd Rigby
ExcelCody SellersJason Phillips
FairfieldKeon HandleyKeon Handley
FalkvilleTyler MitchellSeth Ward
FloralaChris LittletonChris Littleton
FlorenceChris LittletonWade Waldrop
FlorenceWill HesterWade Waldrop
Fort Dale AcademyJames SampleyEric Folmar
Francis MarionChris ElmoreJames Johnson
FultondaleDon DoverKendrick Cook
G.W. LongScott HorneDavid Watts
Geneva CountyJim Bob StriplinJim Bob Striplin
GeorgianaEzell PowellBerry Bess
GeraldineBrad WaldropMichael Davis
GlencoeBrad WaldropBrian Alred2/Jamison Wadley
GlencoeBrian AlredBrian Alred2/Jamison Wadley
Glenwood SchoolJason GibsonJason Gibson
GordoRyan LolleyRyan Lolley
GoshenBart SnyderDon Moore
GreensboroDremail KingWinston Johnson
GreenvilleJosh McLendonJosh McLendon
GrissomChip EnglishRich Dutton
Gulf ShoresMatt BlakeMark Hudspeth
Hale CountyRod HudsonLuke Laird
Hale CountyMark HastingsLuke Laird
HaleyvilleChris MussoChris Musso
HancevilleCody McCainRyan Brewer
Hazel GreenKeith RegisterJoel Schrenk
HeadlandToby GreeneRodney Dollar6/Reginald Melton
HeadlandToby GreeneRodney Dollar6/Reginald Melton
Hillcrest EvergreenClinton SmithMike Dean
Hillcrest TuscaloosaSam AdamsJamie Mitchell
Holly PondChris MossMark Cornelius
HoltCurtis GravesDustin Hyche
HooverJosh NiblettMarty Baker
Houston AcademyJamie RiggsEddie Brundidge
Houston AcademyJamie RiggsEddie Brundidge
HubbertvilleLamar HarrisCaleb Hynds
HubbertvilleLamar HarrisCaleb Hynds
HuffmanWilliam F. SmithWilliam F. Smith
IderMiles KeithChad Grant
IderMiles KeithChad Grant
J.B. PenningtonTodd CassityTodd Cassity
J.F. ShieldsBarry JonesTodd Cassity
J.F. ShieldsBarry JonesEduardo Thomas
Jackson-OlinTim VakakesJacob Webb
James ClemensWade WaldropChad McGehee
James ClemensWade WaldropChad McGehee
JemisonBlake BradleyRory Bell
JemisonBlake BradleyJohn Therrell
LakesideJosh McConnellTom Clements
LakesideJosh McConnellTom Clements
Lawrence CountyRich DuttonTrent Walker
Lawrence CountyRich DuttonTrent Walker
Lee HuntsvilleJerry RossTrent Walker
Lee HuntsvilleJerry RossIrving McGuire
Lee MontgomeryEric HudsonEric Hudson
LeFloreChristopher RaymondJerry Hood
LeFloreChristopher RaymondShon Burney
Locust ForkMatt PlunkettBilly Adams
Locust ForkMatt PlunkettBilly Adams
LynnCalvin AldridgeJason Rowell
LynnCalvin AldridgeMark Hastings
Madison CountyScott SharpMatt Putnam
MarburyJason WallaceHayden Stockton
Marshall ChristianRick HenryDarrell Higgins
Marshall ChristianRick HenryAvery Hendrix3/Arlo Guthery
Mary MontgomeryStan McCainStan McCain
McAdoryBart SessionsStan McCain
McAdoryBart SessionsAryvia Holmes
McGill-ToolenEarnest HillNorman Joseph
McGill-ToolenEarnest HillNorman Joseph
MillryGreg CragerShane Hendry
MillryGreg CragerShane Hendry
Monroe CountyMarshall LockeQuincy Robinson
Monroe CountyMarshall LockeQuincy Robinson
MoodyAdam WallaceRobert Johnson
Mortimer JordanDustan GoodeStuart Floyd
MurphyRico JacksonRico Jackson
North JacksonChandler TygardTommy Merrell
North JacksonChandler TygardJoe Hollis Jr.
NorthridgeMike VickeryMike Vickery
NorthsideChris HillikerMike Vickery
Northside Methodist AcademyJason HurstToby Greene
Northside Methodist AcademyJason HurstToby Greene
Oak GroveZac GlazeZac Glaze
Oak MountainCris BellZac Glaze
Oak MountainCris BellTyler Crane
OaksNo TeamRyan Hall
OaksNo Team
OhatcheeScott MartinScott Martin4/Chris Findley
OhatcheeScott MartinScott Martin4/Chris Findley
OppBrent HillErik Speakman
OppBrent HillMike Dubose
Orange BeachBrent HillChase Smith
Orange BeachChase SmithChase Smith
OxfordKeith EtheredgeSam Adams
Park CrossingL.C. ColeL.C. Cole
PelhamTom CauseyTom Causey
Pell CityTom CauseyWayne Lee
Pike CountySteve SmithFred Holland
Pike Liberal ArtsMario WhiteMario White/Rush Hixon2
Pike Liberal ArtsMario WhiteMario White/Rush Hixon2
Pike RoadMario WhitePatrick Browning
Pinson ValleySam ShadeRoger Hillis
Pleasant HomeRichard MercerDarrell LeBeaux
Pleasant HomeRichard MercerJeremy Silcox
PrattvilleCaleb RossJonathan Nix
PrattvilleCaleb RossJason Wallace
Prattville ChristianJeremy CarterNorman Dean
Prattville ChristianJeremy CarterNorman Dean
R.C. HatchJammie AbrahamJammie Abraham
RaglandDerrick SewellJammie Abraham
RaglandDerrick SewellWes Tidwell
RamsayReuben NelsonRonnie Jackson.
RamsayReuben NelsonRonnie Jackson.
Red BayMichael D. JacksonHeath Childers
Red BayMichael D. JacksonHeath Childers
RogersJerry FulksKyle Stanford
RogersJerry FulksDaniel Garrett
Russell CountyMark Rose4/Brandon Hall Dillon Griggs
Russell CountyMark Rose4/Brandon Hall Dillon Griggs
ScottsboroDon JacobsCris Bell
ScottsboroDon JacobsCris Bell
Shades ValleyJamie MitchellWillie Gandy
Shades ValleyJamie MitchellReuben Nelson
SheffieldDavid HufstedlerHarold Wisdom
SheffieldDavid HufstedlerHarold Wisdom
Shelby CountyHeath ChildersHarold Wisdom
Shelby CountyHeath ChildersZeb Ellison
Sidney LanierMarvin CunninghamKelly Rushing
Sipsey ValleyScott MarchantScott Marchant
SlocombRichard TisdaleScott Marchant
Southern AcademyMichael SmithKevin Byrd
Southside GadsdenGary NelsonMiles Holcomb
Southside GadsdenGary NelsonMiles Holcomb
Spain ParkShawn RaneyShawn Raney
Spanish FortBen BlackmonShawn Raney
SpringvilleMichael GrabenJason Howard
SpringvilleMichael GrabenJon Clements
SpringwoodJohn GartmanKurt Page
SpringwoodJohn GartmanKurt Page
St. Clair CountyBrooks DampeerKurt Page
St. Clair CountyBrooks DampeerP.J. Wright
St. John Paul IIRobert EverettJimmy Perry
St. John Paul IIRobert EverettJoe Ross
St. MichaelPaul KnapsteinRonn Lee
St. MichaelPaul KnapsteinPhillip Rivers
St. PaulsSteve MaskSteve Mask
StraughnBradley StephensAshley Kilcrease
StraughnBradley StephensAshley Kilcrease
Success UnlimitedCarlos McGilveryAshley Kilcrease
Success UnlimitedCarlos McGilveryEd Dean
SylacaugaAndrew ZowPat Thompson
SylacaugaAndrew ZowRob Carter
SylvaniaMatt PutnamTyler Vann
SylvaniaMatt PutnamTyler Vann
TalladegaShannon FelderClint Chase
TarrantEric JohnsonOscar Bonds
TarrantEric JohnsonJesse Reed
ThomasvilleJack Hankins Jr.Greg Crager
ThomasvilleJack Hankins Jr.Greg Crager
Tuscaloosa AcademyTodd BradfordJosh Wright
Tuscaloosa AcademyTodd BradfordJosh Wright
Tuscaloosa CountyJay ToddAdam Winegarden
Tuscaloosa CountyJay ToddAdam Winegarden
Valiant Cross AcademyWillie SpearsTerry Curtis
Valiant Cross AcademyWillie SpearsFred Brock
Valley HeadHeath VincentAdam Hunter
Valley HeadHeath VincentCharles Hammon
VerbenaJosh RobinsonAllen Brothers
VerbenaJosh RobinsonAllen Brothers
Vestavia HillsBuddy AndersonAllen Brothers
Vestavia HillsBuddy AndersonSean Calhoun
VigorJohn McKenzieJohn McKenzie
W.S. NealAndro WilliamsBrandon Wilcox
W.S. NealAndro WilliamsBrandon Wilcox
WaterlooMichael Williams.Michael Williams.
WeaverJustin TaylorMichael Williams.
WeaverJustin TaylorGary Atchley
WenonahDaniel FlowersNicholas Howard
WenonahDaniel FlowersNicholas Howard
West BloctonEric HiottNicholas Howard
West End Walnut GroveKyle DavisDerrick Sewell
West End Walnut GroveKyle DavisDerrick Sewell
West MorganMikel RiggsDrew Phillips
West MorganMikel RiggsDrew Phillips
WetumpkaTim PerryTim Perry
Whitesburg ChristianMichael HarperJimmy Nave
WilliamsonDedrick SumpterMelvin Pete Jr.
WoodlandSkylar MansfieldBlair Armstrong
WoodvilleTyler VannMatt Sanders
Zion ChapelRandy BryantRandy Bryant





David Parker
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  dparker@ahsfhs.org





Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.