published Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Charles Fant to replace Notre Dame High School football coach Josh Sellers

Notre Dame football coach Josh Sellers instructs his players during practice at Notre Dame High School in this file photo. Sellers has resigned after three seasons with the program.
Notre Dame football coach Josh Sellers instructs his players during practice at Notre Dame High School in this file photo. Sellers has resigned after three seasons with the program.
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    Charles Fant participates in practice at Notre Dame High School in this file photo. The assistant coach has been named the new head coach.
    Photo by John Rawlston /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Notre Dame High School football coach Josh Sellers has resigned after three seasons with the program. Sellers was to tell the team Monday afternoon and the school will also introduce assistant coach Charles Fant as the new head coach.

Sellers compiled a 9-22 overall record with the Fighting Irish, including 5-6 last season when the team lost in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

He had served as an assistant for one season prior to being promoted to head coach in February of 2009. Before coming to Chattanooga, Sellers was the head coach for five years at his alma mater, St. Francis High School in Traverse City, Michigan, where he went 57-7 overall, winning state championships in 2003 and 2005.

Fant has previously worked as an assistant at Boyd-Buchanan.

For more on this story see Tuesday's editions of the Times Free Press.

about Stephen Hargis...

Stephen has covered local sports in the tri-state area for more than 23 years, having been with the Times Free Press since its inception, and has been an assistant sports editor since 2005. Stephen is among the most decorated writers in the TFP’s newsroom, winning numerous state, regional and national writing awards, including nine in the last two years. He was named one of the top 10 sports writers in the nation at the Associated ...

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