Hewitt-Trussville OC Juan Johnson Set to Take Over Baker Hornets Football Program

Mobile, AL – Hewitt-Trussville offensive coordinator Juan Johnson is poised to take over the Baker High School football program pending official approval from the Mobile Board of Education.  

The Brewton native will take over for former Baker head coach Steve Normand, who led the Hornets to a 29-24 record, including four playoff appearances and a commendable 24-12 mark in region play across the last five seasons.

The Hornets’ 2023 squad, lead by first-team All-State players Josh Flowers at quarterback and wide receiver Bryce Cain, finished with an 8-3 record, before falling to Auburn in the first round of the Class 7A postseason.

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Johnson has been a key member of Josh Floyd’s staff at Hewitt-Trussville for eight years, with the last four seeing him excel as the Huskies offensive coordinator.

Johnson was a four-sport athlete at T.R. Miller High School where he participated in football, basketball, baseball and track and was a member of the Tigers’ 2000 Class 4A State Championship Football team. After High School, he attended the University of the South and Tuskeegee University where he played football and baseball while earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. During his senior season at Tuskegee, he was named Conor Elite 12 SIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He later attended Auburn University-Montgomery where he received his Masters of Education in Physical Education. 

He began his coaching career at Opp High School where he helped lead the Bobcats to three playoff appearances. In 2010, he was hired by Stanhope Elmore as head basketball coach and assistant football coach. Johnson then returned to T.R. Miller as a basketball and football coach. During his tenure, the Tigers averaged 11 wins per season and 41 points per game.

The Hornets will join Alma Bryant, Daphne, Davidson, Fairhope, Foley, Mary Montgomery and Robertsdale in a retooled Class 7A, Region 1 in 2024.  

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