Welch leaving Claxton after four seasons

Claxton native led Tigers to three state playoff appearances

Welch leaving Claxton after four seasons
The Claxton native led the Tigers to three state playoff appearances during his tenure. (Source: WTOC)

CLAXTON, Ga. (WTOC) - Claxton head football coach Tony Welch is stepping down after four seasons leading the Tigers, the school system announced on Facebook Tuesday.

After four years of leading the Tigers, Tony Welch is leaving Claxton, a Class A public school football program that he...

Posted by Evans County School System on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The Claxton native led the Tigers to an 18-23 record during his tenure, which included three state playoff appearances.

“In four years, Coach Welch has brought Claxton football to a new level and we appreciate everything he has done and wish him the best of luck with his new adventure,” athletic director Mark Stroud said in the school system’s post.

The school system says the search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

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