FLORENCE - Florence High School's new head football coach is a Coffee High School graduate who compiled a 34-4 record in three seasons and a 2020 state championship as Fayetteville High School's head coach.
This morning, the Florence Board of Education approved hiring Kenny Morson for the position.
Morson has 28 years of coaching experience, including three seasons at Fayetteville, Florence officials said.
"Kenny Morson is a dynamic leader whose experience, character, integrity, and lifelong
connection to his hometown of Florence impressed us from the very start of this process,”
Florence Athletics Director Coach Byron Graham said. "After many years of success as an
offensive coordinator at Decatur High School, Kenny proved to be a quality head coach by
leading his Fayetteville, Tennessee team to a Tennessee State Championship in his second
season. He is an outstanding teacher and great communicator with a strong vision for player
development in all three phases of our team."
Morson is a F lorence native who played quarterback at Coffee, which was one of two high schools in the city before Coffee and Bradshaw merged to become Florence High School.