Courtney named TSSAA Football Coach of the Year

Enjoying yet another stellar season as head coach of Farragut High School varsity football, Eddie Courtney’s coaching honors keep piling up.

The governing body for Tennessee high school athletics, Tennesee Secondary School Athletic Association, has named Courtney 2016-17 State of Tennessee Football Coach of the Year.

“It is a tremendous honor and very well deserved,” Gene Menees, TSSAA assistant executive director, stated in a press release when the honor was announced Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Leading his Admirals to the Class 5A state championship last season after his team posted a 10-2 record in 2015, Courtney’s 2017 squad currently holds an 8-1 overall record and top-10 state ranking in Division I Class 6A.