Alabama’s Coaching Carousel

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Two more of Alabama high school football head coach vacancies have been filled.  According to, Stanhope Elmore has hired Brian Bradford after three years as the head coach at Chilton County, while Holtville has picked Jason Franklin as its new head coach.

Related: High School Football America Coaches Job Board

The website is reporting that Bradford and Franklin’s hirings are the 16th and 17th of the offseason. Across the state there are still 17 openings. Alabama High School Coaching Changes

School Old coach New coach
Alma Bryant Bruce Breland Doug Hoehn
Autauga Academy Kyle Glover Bobby Carr
Brindlee Mountain Matt Self Unfilled
Carver-Montgomery Billy Gresham Unfilled
Chilton County Brian Bradford Unfilled
Clarke County Chris Young# Stacy Luker
Colbert County Dale Jeffreys* Brett Mask
Daleville Josh Parrish Unfilled
Demopolis Stacy Luker Unfilled
Deshler Mike Hand Bo Culver
Dora Mike Cain Bart Lockhart
Grissom Eddie Stewart Chip English
Gulf Shores Jamie Williams Rick Cauley
Haleyville Bo Culver Todd McNutt
Holtville Hunter Adams Jason Franklin
Horseshoe Bend Jason Franklin Unfilled
Huntsville Clint Woodfin Mark Fleetwood
Kinston Jonny Mitchell Unfilled
Marengo Academy Webb Tutt Unfilled
Minor George Bates Unfilled
Murphy Rick Cauley Unfilled
New Hope Randall Taylor Unfilled
Northside Methodist Dustin Harrison George Kennedy
Northview LaBrian Stewart Josh Parrish
Pinson Valley Matt Glover Pat Nix
Scottsboro Pat Nix Unfilled
Sparkman Chris Cagle Unfilled
Stanhope Elmore Mike Dean Brian Bradford
St. Clair County Lance Smith Matt Glover
Sumiton Christian Bart Lockhart Unfilled
Talladega Robert Herring Ted Darby
Victory Christian Mark Sanders Unfilled
W.S. Neal Doug Hoehn Unfilled
Zion Chapel Bubba Nall Unfilled
* retiring
# interim in 2016

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