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Fredericktown Tabs Wolford as New Head Football Coach

Fredericktown, OH—Beau Wolford has been selected as the new varsity head football
coach at Fredericktown Local Schools.
Wolford takes over a tradition rich program at Fredericktown that finished 5-5 in 2017,
losing to five OHSAA playoff teams.
“The tradition of Fredericktown Football is important and the foundation laid before
me from some amazing coaches will allow our program to build on that tradition,” said

Wolford added, “We want to compete to be the best at everything we do, not only on
the field but in the classroom and in our community as well.”
Wolford graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2007 and went on to attend
Wilmington College for a year to play football. He then transferred to Mount Vernon
Nazarene University where he earned his B.A. degree in Middle Childhood Education in

Wolford currently teaches math at Cardington Middle School.
Wolford began his coaching career at Mount Vernon High School where he served as a
varsity assistant from 2008-2013. He served as defensive coordinator at MVHS from

Wolford then moved on to Cardington High School and served as a varsity assistant
there from 2014-2016. He served as defensive coordinator at CHS from 2016-2017 and
most recently served as the varsity head football coach at CHS this past year. The Pirates
lost 14 seniors from the previous year, including two all-state performers and finished 3-
7 in Wolford’s first year as head coach at CHS.
Athletic Director Nate Bellman is confident in Wolford’s selection. Bellman said, “I am
excited about Beau Wolford taking the reigns of our football program at Fredericktown.

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Beau comes highly recommended from Cardington’s administration and student-
athletes as well as other coaches around the area. He is a man of character and integrity.

He will do an excellent job of leading and developing our young men moving forward.”
Bellman added, “I know Coach Wolford is excited about being at Fredericktown and
eager to meet our young men.”

Wolford was approved at the Fredericktown Local Schools board meeting on Tuesday,
May 8th. Wolford concluded, “I am excited to meet with the student-athletes and
parents as well as the community stakeholders to build on the Freddie tradition.”

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