Coaching Changes



As of 3/2/2024, 55 NCHSAA schools and 6 NC colleges have made our Football Head Coach changes lists.

Latest HS news: Jim Sosebee steps down at Crest, EE Smith's Antonio Wallace resigns, Dennis McFatten steps down from Lumberton, Clinton's Cory Johnson steps down after state title appearance, Wheatmore hires Jacob Sheffield, Cherryville's Tim Pruitt retires, Manteo hires Timmy Charity, First Flight brings in Jimmy Wells, Smoky Mountain hires JT Postell away from East Gaston, RS Central hires Jim Ryan, Southern Alamance hires Tony McCants away from McMichael, North Johnston hires Kyle Schenk, Rockingham hires Doug Robertson, Chapel Hill hires Ryan Horton to replace retiring Isaac Marsh, Rocky River hires Kenneth McClamrock, Freedom hires JK Adkins away from Mount Airy, John Kirby retires from Eastern Alamance, Darius Robinson takes over at Berry, Wheatmore's Philip Yarbrough resigns, Owen hires John Faircloth, Mark Raynor resigns from Northeast Guilford, Franklinton looking for a new coach.

Latest college news: Lenoir-Rhyne hires Doug Socha to replace Mercer-bound Mike Jacobs, Campbell hires Braxton Harris to replace Mike Minter, Gardner-Webb hires Cris Reisert to replace Tre Lamb, who left to take the job at East Tennessee State. Duke hires Penn State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to replace Mike Elko, who resigned to take the head coaching job at Texas A&M.




CollegeOld CoachNew Coach
CampbellMike MinterBraxton Harris
DukeMike ElkoManny Diaz
Gardner-WebbTre LambCris Reisert
Lenoir-RhyneMike JacobsDoug Socha
St. Augustine'sHoward FegginsTBD
WingateJoe ReichRashaan Jordan



SchoolOld CoachNew Coach
AnsonRalph JacksonTBD
Ballantyne RidgeNew SchoolTBD
BerryChris ReddingDarius Robinson
Chapel HillIssac MarshRyan Horton
CherryvilleTim PruittTBD
ClintonCory JohnsonTBD
CrestJim SosebeeTBD
East GastonJT PostellTBD
East RowanJohn FitzBrian Flynn
Eastern AlamanceJohn KirbyTBD
EE SmithAntonio WallaceTBD
ElkinScott WoodBrad Baker
FikeTom NelsonTBD
First FlightJim PrinceJimmy Wills
ForestviewChris MedlinChris Rayfield
FranklinJosh BrooksTBD
FranklintonElerod MorrisTBD
FreedomJustin HawnJK Adkins
GrahamBobby HoustonTBD
HavelockBrent Wooten (interim)TBD
HertfordTerrance Saxby,
Ronald Gatling (interim)
TBD
LumbertonDennis McFattenTBD
ManteoBrian EmeryTBD
Martin CountyMike Sartain,
Asim McGill (interim)
Hunter Jenks
McMichaelTony McCantsTBD
MidwayKyle StevensTBD
Mount AiryJK AdkinsTBD
Newton-ConoverStephen PackMatt Wilson
North DavidsonBrian FlynnCody Bowman
North JohnstonMichael BarnettKyle Schenk
Northeast GuilfordMark RaynorTBD
OwenZack GibsonJohn Faircloth
PageDoug RobertsonCaylon Hann
PiedmontAaron BraswellTBD
PisgahBrett ChappellRicky Brindley
Purnell SwettJosh Deese (interim)Josh Deese
RichmondBryan TillBrad Denson
Rockingham CountyBrad BakerDoug Robertson
Rocky RiverTyson FernandezKenneth McClamrock
RS CentralJohn FairclothJim Ryan
Smithfield-SelmaHancel PhippsTBD
Smoky MountainRicky BrindleyJT Postell
South BrunswickRocky LewisTBD
South DavidsonTripp HoneycuttDavid House
Southern AlamanceFritz HessenthalerTony McCants
Southern GuilfordRodney BoykinGarret Mills
SwansboroShea TownsendRodney Beasley
Union AcademyJustin FrashierJarred Hill
Union PinesJason TrousdaleBryan Till
WakefieldJustin AllredTrent Wilson
WalkertownGarret MillsTripp Honeycutt
West CaldwellMonte SimmonsTony Pyland
West IredellMatt WilsonSean Fitzgerald
West StanlyBrett MortonRalph Jackson
WheatmorePhilip YarbroughJacob Sheffield

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