Audio: Coach Joey King discusses his departure from Cartersville
Thursday following the announcement that he would be leaving for a college football assistant coaching position, Cartersville High School head football coach Joey King met with Matt Santini of WBHF to discuss his departure.
Coach King compiled a 67-4 record in five seasons at Cartersville where his teams won two state championships, appeared in four state title games, and won the region championship all five years.
King is a native of Cedartown. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Carson-Newman University in Tennessee; and master’s degree and Education Specialist degree from Jacksonville State University. Cartersville High School was his first head coaching position after serving as an assistant previously at Carrollton, Sonoraville, and Jacksonville State.
Superintendent Marc Feuerbach, Principal Shelley Tierce, and athletic director Darrell Demastus stated Thursday that they would have a plan in place within days to select King’s successor.