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Florence High School football coach resigns, takes job in Tennessee

Florence High School

He has taken a job in Tennessee

Posted: Dec 11, 2020 3:35 PM
Updated: Dec 11, 2020 3:53 PM

Florence High School Head Football Coach Will Hester has resigned, Florence City Schools announced Friday afternoon.

According to Tennessean.com, Hester has been hired as the head coach for the Ravenwood High School football team in Brentwood, TN. Read more HERE

A news release from the system said Athletic Director Byron Graham accepted the resignation "with great hesitation."

No reason for the resignation was released. The school system said it will begin searching for a new coach.

Here's the full statement from Graham:

With great hesitation, Florence City Schools (FCS) Athletic Director Byron Graham accepted the resignation of Florence High School Head Football Coach Will Hester on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Florence City Schools is grateful to Coach Hester for his time and dedication to the Florence Athletic Program, FCS, and the entire Florence community.

We are a family in Florence City Schools, and we support coaches making decisions based on family. Therefore, we wish Coach Hester and his family the best in all their future endeavors.

Moving forward, FCS will begin the search process for a new head football coach. Our goal is to remain committed to finding the best fit to join our school system and to lead our young men in the football program.

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