Oscar Glasscock retires after four seasons as Cullman Bearcats head football coach

Cullman, AL – After four seasons at the helm of the Cullman High School football program veteran coach Oscar Glasscock is stepping away.

“We appreciate everything coach Glasscock has done for Cullman football and Cullman High School,” Cullman City Schools Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff said in a press release. “In the time I’ve worked with him, I’ve been impressed with the relationships he has with his players, but more importantly his focus on character building with student athletes. On behalf of the Board of Education, we wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”

During four seasons at the helm of Cullman program, Glasscock lead the Bearcats to a combined 28-17 record including a 16-8 mark in region play and four consecutive playoff appearances.  Before taking over at Cullman in 2019 Glasscock spent one season at Arab guiding the Knights to a 1-9 record in 2018.

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Prior to accepting his first head coaching job at Arab he served as an assistant at Cullman, Hartselle and Mountain Brook.

Cullman closed out 2022 at 7-4, falling on the road to to Gadsden City in the first round of the AHSAA Class 6A postseason. 

“We anticipate a great amount of interest. Cullman is an attractive job for head football coaches because of the great student athletes, premiere facilities, administrative and board support and tremendous community support. Up next we’ll gather input from some of our stakeholders to discuss the future direction of the comprehensive football program in Cullman City Schools and keep this in mind as we interview for and hire the next head football coach at Cullman High.”  Kallhoff added in a release.  

Cullman anticipates having a new head coach in place in January.