Coach Mac Bryan resigns at Ooltewah to return to North Carolina

Ooltewah head football coach Mac Bryan watches from the sidelines during their prep football game against Maryville at Ooltewah High School on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Ooltewah, Tenn.
photo Ooltewah football coach Mac Bryan watches his team warm up before their prep football game against Soddy-Daisy at Ooltewah High School on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in Ooltewah, Tenn.

photo (Photo by Mark Gilliland) Ooltewah Head Coach Mac Bryan talks with players between downs during the game against Campbell County during the game on November 4, 2016.

Mac Bryan resigned as head football coach at Ooltewah High School on Monday morning after five years with the program.

Bryan will return to North Carolina, where his career began and where his mother and other family still live. He will be the head football coach and county athletic director at Avery County High in Newland, which is near Boone.

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