After one year at Stewart County, Tim Taylor has resigned as head football coach to spend more time with his family.
"It was a very tough decision because Principal Craig is a great guy, the community is top notch and the players were a joy to coach, but at the end of the day I needed to be closer to my family especially my kids," Taylor said.
He got a late start last season when he was hired last July and the Rebels sputtered to a 3-7 record.
Taylor was the second coach hired last offseason after Myles Holliday resigned and moved to Ohio to take care of his ailing dad.
The Rebels then hired Kenny Haggard on May 21, but he resigned on July 6, after he was arrested for a DUI over the fourth of July weekend.
"Tim came in and got us through a rough spot taking over in July," Stewart County Principal Mike Craig said.
"It was his decision to leave Stewart County high school and we wish him the best."
Before coming to Stewart County he was slated to be the Offensive Coordinator at Smyrna in 2012 but was lured to become a head coach In Dover, which was his third head coaching job.
He was the head football coach at Marion County from 2000-03 where he led the Warriors to three Class 2A playoff appearances and complied a 25-18 record.
Taylor was also the head coach at nearby Whitwell in 2008 as well.
He has also been an assistant coach at Sequatchie County and Grundy County as well in his coaching career.
Stewart County will take its time to find the right coach according to Craig.
"We will be taking our time in filling the position," Craig said.
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