Mark Fleetwood Retires After Seven Seasons as Huntsville High Head Football Coach

Huntsville, AL – After over 40 years on the sidelines, including the last seven at the helm of the Huntsville Panthers football program, Mark Fleetwood is stepping away.  

Before taking over at Huntsville in 2017 the Atlanta native spent time in Georgia as the head coach at Peachtree Ridge from 2011 to 2016 (42-26) and two seasons Habersham Central from 1995-1995 (8-12).    

Fleetwood began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of South Carolina where he played as a placekicker from 1981-1983.  He also served as an assistant at the college level at Jacksonville State, Troy University, UT Chattanooga and The Citadel before stepping into the prep ranks.  

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During his seven year tenure in the Rocket City he lead the Panthers to a 30-42 record including a pair of post season appearances.  

Fleetwood currently plans to remain in his position as assistant principal and athletic director at Huntsville High. 

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