Trion brought it back home Monday night by naming Justin Brown is the new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director for Trion City Schools. The Trion Board of Education unanimously approved Brown’s appointment in a called meeting Monday night.

About 20 people showed up for the announcement. Brown has been an assistant coach at Trion and grew up in Trion. Williams told the group that of those interviewed for the position not one had the passion, desire and commitment to Trion that Brown had during his interview and that he has shown at Trion City School.

Brown has served as offensive and defensive coordinator, quarterback coach, defensive secondary coach, runningbacks coach, head track coach, basketball and baseball coach at trion. He was recognized as a teacher of the Year at Mount Zion School, and nominated for Disney Teacher of the Year.

Williams said there were 60 applicants for the position