After getting Stewarts Creek back to the playoffs, Bert Browne has resigned after just one season to take a job at his Alma mater Tennessee Tech.
“I’m really excited about going back to my Alma mater Tennessee Tech where I played quarterback (1988-90) and getting to coach with a great man in Dewayne Alexander,” Browne said.
Browne led the Red Hawks to an 8-3 record and a Class 6A playoff appearance where they lost to eventual 6A runner up Ravenwood in the first round.
Browne, a 28 year coaching veteran has coaching experience at both the high school and college level and has coached in Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.
The 2018 playoff trip was the second one in Stewarts Creek short history as they made a 5A appearance in 2016 losing to Hillsboro in the first round.
Browne has both high school and college coaching experience as he was the head coach at Perry County Central (KY) on two separate occasions (2002, 2006-09) and posted a 27-27 overall record.
He was also the head coach for four seasons at Madison Central (KY) for four seasons (2010-13) as he was 15-30 in that stop.
His first head coaching job was in Manchester as he was the head coach at Coffee County for two seasons (1996-97).
Browne was the offensive coordinator last season at Elbert County (GA) and also has college experience as a graduate assistant at Eastern Kentucky (1998), the offensive coordinator at Holmes Community College (MS) for three years (1999-2001) and West Georgia Junior College for three years as well (2003-05) and also served as the Recruiting Coordinator at Arkansas Tech in 2014.
Currently there are 18 schools looking for a head coach they are: Cheatham County, Douglass, Fairley, Harding Academy, Hixson, Liberty, Loretto, Knox. Central, Marion County, Red Boiling Springs, Silverdale, Southwind, Station Camp, Volunteer, Westview, Whites Creek and York Institute
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