Football coaches named at Grayson, Pope, Seckinger, Chattahoochee, Dacula, Walker, Central-Macon

Bryant will substitute Adam Carter, who led Grayson to the 2020 Class 7A championship with Bryant on his workers. Carter left Grayson, a Class 7A program with three state titles up to now 12 seasons, to develop into head coach at Lowndes, a 7A powerhouse in South Georgia, earlier this month.

Also at Thursday’s Gwinnett County Schools board assembly, Reggie Stancil was authorized as Dacula’s coach. Stancil was on McEachern’s workers final season and is finest recognized in Gwinnett as Peachtree Ridge’s coach from 2017-21. Dacula was 12-13 in two seasons beneath Casey Vogt.

Another Gwinnett County faculty, Seckinger, employed Tony Lotti of Apalachee on Friday. Lotti was the Atlanta Falcons’ state coach of the 12 months in 2022 for the impression he had in 5 years at Apalachee and the poignant story of his battle with most cancers. Seckinger was 0-7 in his first varsity season final fall beneath Aaron Hill.

Carlisle, Chattahoochee’s new coach, had been on Grayson’s workers the previous two seasons and was head coach at his alma mater, Cooper City in Florida, the three seasons earlier than. He labored in Georgia earlier than as defensive coordinator at Discovery and Mountain View in Gwinnett County. Chattahoochee is 8-41 over the previous 5 seasons.

Pope of Marietta named O’Sullivan its coach Friday afternoon. O’Sullivan had been a coach at Centennial and North Atlanta, turning every program round briefly stints.

The Walker School in Marietta promoted offensive coordinator TJ Anderson to move coach Friday, Central-Macon employed former Salem coach Jarrett Laws on Thursday, and Jackson, Eagle’s Landing and Clarkston have new openings.

Anderson has been with Walker the previous two seasons as affiliate head coach and is the college’s assistant director of admissions. He’s labored on teaching staffs at Georgia Southern, Westminster, Mountain View and Etowah. He’s a former Georgia Southern and Arena League participant.

Walker has gained one sport every of the previous three seasons and performed a non-region schedule in 2022.

At Central in Macon, Laws is changing Joaquin Sample, whose groups have been 16-36 over 5 seasons. Laws has been a head coach at Salem (2016-22), Griffin (2014-15), Drew (2009-13) and Mount Zion-Jonesboro (2007-08).

Dary Myricks has stepped down at Jackson, his alma mater, after 10 seasons and might be an assistant principal at the college. His teaching document was 61-50.

Terrance Hughley at Clarkston and Markus Brown at Eagle’s Landing stepped down Thursday.

Brown had led Clarkston the previous 9 seasons, all towards a non-region schedule.

Eagle’s Landing was 5-15 in two seasons beneath Brown, who inherited a crew that was winless the 12 months earlier than.

The newest adjustments convey to 62 the variety of GHSA jobs which have opened this offseason and 26 which were crammed.

Allatoona – Gary Varner

Apalachee – Tony Lotti

Armuchee – Jeremy Green (New coach: Eric Belew)

Berkmar – Cole Meyer

Blessed Trinity – Tom Hall

Burke County – Eric Parker (New coach: Franklin Stephens)

Campbell – Howie Decristofaro

Centennial – Sean O’Sullivan

Central (Carrollton) – Darius Smiley (New coach: Umbrah Brown)

Central (Macon) – Joaquin Sample (New coach: Jarrett Laws)

Central (Talbotton) – Chris Cowart

Chattahoochee – Mike Malone (New coach: Danny Carlisle)

Chattahoochee County – Ryan McKenzie (New coach: Josh Jacobson)

Chattooga – Shawn Peek (New coach: Roone Gable)

Chestatee – Shaun Conley (New coach: Stuart Cunningham)

Clarkston – Terrance Hughey

Coahulla Creek – Danny Wilson (New coach: Drew Carter)

Collins Hill – Lenny Gregory

Dacula – Casey Vogt (New coach: Reggie Stancil)

Darlington – Tommy Atha

Eagle’s Landing – Markus Brown

Fellowship Christian – Tim McFarlin (New coach: John Thompson)

Forsyth Central – David Rooney

Franklin County – Parker Martin

GMC Prep – Lee Coleman

Gordon Central – TJ Hamilton (New coach: Lenny Gregory)

Grayson – Adam Carter (New coach: Santavious Bryant)

Griffin – Rusty Easom (New coach: Clifford Fedd)

Hawkinsville – Shane Williamson

Jackson – Dary Myricks

Jackson County – Rich McWhorter (New coach: Korey Mobbs)

Jefferson County – JB Arnold (New coach: Mario East)

Liberty County – Tony Glazer

Lowndes – Zach Grage (New coach: Adam Carter)

ML King – Deante Lamar

McEachern – Franklin Stephens

Metter: Rodney Garvin (New coach: Lee Shaw)

Newton: Camiel Grant

North Gwinnett: Bill Stewart

Northside (Warner Robins) – Chad Alligood (New coach: Ben Bailey)

Paulding County – Umbrah Brown

Peach County: Chad Campbell (New coach: Marquis Westbrook)

Pebblebrook – Leroy Hood

Pope – Tab Griffin (New coach: Sean O’Sullivan)

Putnam County – Shaun Pope

Edited by Derek Vaughn

Ringgold – Robert Akins

Rockdale County – Lee Hannah

Salem – Jarrett Laws

Seckinger – Aaron Hill (New coach: Tony Lotti)

Shaw – Blair Harrison

Southwest DeKalb – Damien Wimes

Statesboro – Jeff Kaiser

Sumter County – Clifford Fedd

Toombs County – Richie Marsh (New coach: Buddy Martin)

Treutlen – Steve Versprille (New coach: Pat Collins)

Tri-Cities – Cuevas Dargan

Vidalia – Jason Cameron (New coach: Rodney Garvin)

Walker – Tom Evangelista (New coach: TJ Anderson)

Warner Robins – Marquis Westbrook

Whitefield Academy – Coleman Joiner

Woodstock – Troy Hoff

Credit: Jason Getz / Jason.Getz@ajc.com

Credit: Jason Getz / Jason.Getz@ajc.com

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