By Sam Poe
Friday, April 11, 2014 | 4:22 PM
|Dr. Alan Miller, Brooke Noble Culver, Stephan "Bo" Culver|
The Haleyville City Board of Education announced the new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director for Haleyville High School Friday evening. Stephan "Bo" Culver has been selected for the position.
In 2002, Culver graduated from Hatton High School where he was linebacker for the Hornets. After graduation, he played for an independent league while attending the University of North Alabama and then began working as a graduate assistant for the football program at Shoals Christian High School. After four seasons at SCHS, Culver ended there as the Special Teams Coordinator and worked with the receivers and secondary. Next, he accepted the Head Coach at Phil Campbell High School in 2009 at the age of 24. Prior to Culver's hire, PCHS has won only three games in three seasons. During his first year, the Bobcats struggled with a 3-7 season, but Culver reshaped the program and workouts during the off season. In three seasons, Culver led the Bobcats to a 9-21 mark and faced the traumatic events of the April 27, 2011 tornadoes with his team.
Then, Culver moved to Florence High School where he has been for the past two seasons. Culver served as the Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach. During his time there, Culver coached star quarterback Kendrick Doss, who will be attending Ole Miss. The Culver offense scored 381 points last season, landing Florence High School in the quarterfinals for Class 6A.
In January 2014, Culver announced he has been appointed as the new Head Coach for Sparkman High School. However, because of his acceptance of the Haleyville High School position, he will not face a single football game as Head Coach at Sparkman High School.