Kurt Page is ready to leave coaching football to tackle Administration.
The longtime coach has resigned as head football coach at Hillwood and has accepted a job to be the new Headmaster at Fort Dale Academy in Greeneville, Alabama.
Page will take over as Headmaster at Fort Dale Academy on June 1, 2019 according to a Fort Dale Academy press release.
“On behalf of the Fort Dale Academy Board of Directors, it is with great pleasure that we announce Kurt D. Page has unanimously been selected by the Board to serve as Headmaster of Fort Dale Academy. This decision comes after a thorough and comprehensive process of selection before making their decision. The Board is confident and enthusiastic about his ability to honor our past as well as move us forward,” Fort Dale Academy Board Chairman Chad Edwards said.
Page has led the Hilltopper football program to four consecutive playoff appearances to two different classifications (2015 and 2016 in 4A, 2017 and 2018 in 5A) which has never been done at Hillwood before and his overall coaching record is 137-103 and 15-28 at Hillwood.
“I am very grateful that I was part of leading Hillwood to a school record four playoffs in a row and watching my son Hale quarterback one of most prolific offenses in Metro history,” Kurt Page said.
He was the head coach at BGA (1989-1993), Father Ryan (1994-2001), Randolph School (AL) (2002-05), St. Thomas (TX) (2006-08) and Monsignor Donovan (GA) (2013-14).
While coaching at BGA, he led the Wildcats to a Runner up finish in Class A in 1992 and he led Father Ryan to the 1997 Division II-Large state title.
Page has also been the Athletic Director at the Randolph School, St. Thomas, FRA (2008-12) and Monsignor Donovan but this will be his first time running a school.
There are currently 22 programs looking for a head coach they are: Antioch, Bartlett, Bledsoe County, Boyd Buchanan, Brighton, Cumberland County, East Hickman, Fayetteville, Gallatin, Hillcrest, Hillwood, Hunters Lane, Lipscomb Academy, Melrose, Northpoint Christian, Northview Academy, Smith County, Stewarts Creek, Tellico Plains, Walker Valley, White House and Westview
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