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New Hope head coach Kenny Chadwick resigns

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New Hope, AL – After six games at the helm in New Hope, Kenny Chadwick is out as Indians head football coach.  

Chadwick, who accepted the Indians top job in March, lead New Hope to a 1-5 record before stepping down October 11th following a September 26th DUI arrest in Dade County, Georgia.  

The Indians lone victory under Chadwick came in week 3 to a 1-7 Brindlee Mountain Lions squad 14-7 in double overtime.  

Before accepting the New Hope post Chadwick served as the offensive coordinator at Fort Payne for five seasons helping lead Paul Ellis’ Wildcats to a 33-21 record including four postseason appearances.  

After beginning his coaching career as an offensive assistant at Clay-Chalkville, he served as the Appalachian Eagles head coach for one season in 2011 posting a 6-5 record.  The 1999 Fort Payne High graduate also served as an offensive assistant in the 2011 AHSAA North-South All-Star game.  

Chadwick replaced Randall Taylor who lead the Indians to a 36-37 record overall, 1-2 in the postseason, over seven seasons.  

New Hope finished the 2016 season with a 4-6 record. 

Indians defensive coordinator will step in as interim head coach for the Indians final four contests of 2017.