Tennessee coach picked for DHSPublished 9:39am Thursday, April 3, 2014
John Jacobs, an assistant football coach at
Lawrence County High School in Tennessee, is the
choice for the head football coaching position at
Danville High School.
Principal Pat Smith said he is prepared to recommend
Jacobs for the vacancy at the April meeting of
the Morgan County School Board providing he
passes the praxis to teach in Alabama. He is scheduled
to take that test on Friday.
“I interviewed seven applicants for the job,” Smith
said. “Jacobs emerged as my choice. I think he is
the right man for the job.”
“We had hoped he would be able to come on
board after spring break but that didn’t work out,”
Smith stated. “Now we’re looking forward to having
him here to coach the team during spring training
after baseball season.”
Jacobs is a graduate of the University of North
Alabama where he earned a B.S. degree in education
with a major in mathematics. He played football
at UNA and served as team captain in his senior
season. He played football and served as team
captain in his senior season.
Jacobs was head coach at Loretta, Tenn. for nine
years before joining the football coaching staff at
Lawrence County as an assistant.