List/Trivia/Quote: 28 schools (so far) changing coaches for 2014


The offseason typically brings between 70 and 100 head coaching hires. Here are the 28 schools that we know about that are making changes:

*Armuchee – Preston Cash

*Bacon County – Hildrick Garrison

*Baldwin – Dexter Copeland

*Cedar Shoals – Chris Davis

*Chattooga – Clay Livingstone (Hired: Charles Hammon)

*Coahulla Creek – Jared Hamlin

*Cook – Ken Cofer

*East Coweta – Clint Wade

*Fannin County – Greg Chambers

*Forest Park – John Diehl

*Hampton – New school

*Heritage (Conyers) – Mike Parris

*Heritage (Ringgold) – Tim James

*Jenkins County – Ashley Harden

*LaGrange – Donnie Branch (Hired: Dialleo Burks)

*Lovejoy -Al Hughes (Hired: Edgar Carson)

*McIntosh County Academy – Keith Gosse

*Mount de Sales – Robert Slocum (Hired: Keith Hatcher)

*Mount Zion (Jonesboro) – Ervin Starr

*Oconee County – Mitch Olson

*Ola – John Kovzel

*Parkview – Cecil Flowe

*Rockmart – Dan Duff (Hired: Ben Turner)

*Toombs County – Steve Versprille

*Twiggs County – Jeb Stewart

*Upson-Lee – Tommy Watson

*Winder-Barrow – David Wagner

*Woodland (Stockbridge) – Scott Schmitt


Answer to Thursday’s question: The head coach of Griffin’s 1978 state championship team was Lloyd Bohannon. The player on that team who became a U.S. Olympian and Super Bowl champion was Willie Gault.


“Remember the five P’s – Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.”

- Gainesville coach Bruce Miller

“Finish the drill.”

- Warren County coach Cherard Freeman

GHSF Daily asked coaches during the offseason if they have a favorite quote, saying or motto.

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December 20th, 2013
12:27 pm

So glad to see that Lakeside (DeKalb) is not on this list for once. :)

Monroe's First Redcoat

December 22nd, 2013
3:09 pm

Add Monroe Area to the list of schools looking for a new head coach. Matt Fligg has announced his retirement.


December 22nd, 2013
6:42 pm

Hasn’t the Grady coach been “reassigned”?

G.T. Manuel

December 22nd, 2013
9:22 pm

Coach Matt Fligg thank you for a job well done, We are going to miss you.


December 23rd, 2013
12:02 pm

stonemountain hs football coach dente ferguson will be miss