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Barry Loyal Resigns After Eight Seasons at Chattanooga Christian

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Barry Loyal was hired to start the Chattanooga Christian football program back in 2006.

Now eight seasons later, Loyal has resigned as the Chargers head football coach.

"It's time to move on for me and my family," Loyal said. "There are good people and great kids at Chattanooga Christian, but it's time to get a fresh look at the program."

Loyal jump started the middle school program in 2006 and the high school played a junior varsity schedule in both 2007 and 2008.

The Chargers played their first varsity schedule in 2009 and Loyal complied a 13-37 record in the five varsity years.

The Chargers are coming off a 3-7 year and the best year they have had in heir short history was a 4-6 season in 2010.

Loyal came to Chattanooga Christian from Montgomery, Alabama where he was the offensive coordinator at both Trinity and Carroll high schools.

In his second stint at Trinity from 2000 to 2005, Loyal's offense helped Trinity win the 2003 Class 4A state title.

During that tenure, Trinity won four consecutive region 3 titles from 2001-04.

The Wildcats were 69-10 during the five year stretch.

Currently there are open head football coaching positions at Chattanooga Christian, Hickman County, Hixson, Whitwell, Middle Tennessee Christian, Clay County, Bolivar, Fairley, Clarksville Northwest, Ezell Harding, Red Bank, Perry County, Clarksville, Unicoi County, Nashville Overton, Marion County, Chattanooga Central, Jackson Christian, and Knoxville Central.

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