Tellico Plains Hires Longtime Georgia Assistant

Tellico Plains Hires Longtime Georgia Assistant

After over 20 years of being an assistant coach, Jon Rechtorovic is ready to run his own football program.

Rechtorovic has been named as the new head coach at Tellico Plains.

He replaces John Mullinax who retired after spending the last seven years at Tellico Plains.

The Bears are coming off a 2-8 season and will enter the 2019 season with a six game losing streak.

Rechtorovic has spent his entire coaching career in Georgia as he was the defensive coordinator at the following schools: Turner County (1993-96, 2004-12), Henry County (1997-98), Americus (1999-2003), Perry County (2013-14) and back to Americus Sumter High School (2015-18).

“Coach Rechtorovic comes highly recommended by coaches he has worked with and from opponents he coached against. He has a reputation of being a tireless worker, hard-nosed on the field, and a caring individual off the field whose mission is to help mold young men,” Tellico Plains athletic director Shawn Yates said.

While the Defensive Coordinator at Americus, he helped lead the team to back to back Class AA state titles in 2000 and 2001.

While he has extensive coaching experience in Georgia, Rechtorovic played his college football at Carson Newman before starting his coaching career.

There are currently 10 programs looking for a head coach they are: Bolton, Cloudland, Coffee County, Covington, East Robertson, Hamilton, Manassas, McMinn Central, Morristown East and White Station

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