Stephen Childs, New Head Football Coach at ECCA

Stephen Childs Welcomed as New Head Football Coach
Posted on 03/24/2023

Eagleton College and Career Academy announced today that the new head football coach for the Royals will be Stephen Childs.  Mr. Childs has served as an assistant coach with ECCA for the past two years.



Photo of Stephen Childs

Coaching Career
Eagleton College Career Academy, 2021-present
   Defensive Coordinator
   Assistant Athletic Director
William Blount High School, 2016-2021
   Special Teams Coordinator
   Co-Defensive Coordinator
Bearden High School, 2014-2015
   Wide Receivers
   Special Coordinator
Maryville High School, 2013
   Assistant Secondary and Wide Receivers
   2013 15-0 State Champions

3 year letterman at Carson Newman University
2007 South Atlantic Conference Champions

Arkansas State University, 2020
   Educational Specialist
Tusculum, 2014
   Masters of Arts in Teaching
Carson Newman University, 2008
   Bachelors of Science Business Management emphasis in Marketing

Teaching Assignment
Homebound Instructor for Blount County Schools

Family Info
Stephen has been married for 10 years to his supportive wife, Kate, who works as a Physical Therapist Assistant and loves serving our community and assisting her patients. Together they have two young children who love spending time with dad on the practice field.

What are you most excited about regarding this opportunity?
I have been blessed to be a part of the ECCA football program since its inception and am excited to continue the building process at ECCA as we begin varsity football this fall. I love Eagleton and look forward to providing our student athletes with stability and continuing to serve the Eagleton community in this new role.