The Weddington Warriors have named their offensive coordinator Andy Capone as their new head football coach. didnt waste much time in nameing their head football coach. Former Warrior head coach Tim Carson announced in December he was stepping down effective January 31, 2018.
Weddington announced the move with a press release, "Andy Capone has been a part of the Weddington High School staff as a physical education teacher and assistant football and baseball coach for the past five years, most recently serving as the team’s offensive coordinator for the 2017 season. A Sun Valley High School and Appalachian State graduate, Andy has had a highly successful five years at Weddington." Weddington Athletic Director Michael Hart said, "Coach Capone exemplifies what it means to be a dedicated teacher and coach and is committed to the success of his student-athletes on and off of the field. Coach Capone holds a true passion for football and will continue to build strong relationships with his players and the community. We are excited for him to begin his new role and wish him the very best as he begins his journey." Capone was part of a Weddington coaching staff that secured several conference championships and has made appearances in two state championships, winning the 3AA State Title in 2016.
Capone was a standout football and baseball player at Sun Valley. Capone, played QB at Sun Valley threw for 2406 yards and 34 TDs as a senior leading Sun Valley to a 9-3 record and the state playoffs. Congrats Coach!