Thursday, April 7, 2011

Tad Baucom hired as football coach at Monroe Central Academy

Unionville Piedmont softball coach Tad Baucom has been hired as head football at Monroe Central Academy.

Monroe Central starts its fifth season in the fall. The school is 3-42 in four years.

It'll be Baucom's first head football job in 15 years. He's currently the softball coach at Unionville Piedmont.

Baucom started the varsity program at Topsail High in 1983 and was hired at Monroe in 1985. He coached at Monroe until 1996, running up a 129-71 record with nine winning seasons.

He's been an assistant coach at Piedmont for the past 10 seasons along with coaching the softball team.