Fulton promotes Black to head coach

KNOXVILLE (Fulton High School) -- Fulton High School has named Robbie Black as its new head football coach.

Black becomes the 12th head football coach in Fulton’s history. Coach Black will be replacing Buck Coatney, who retired at the end of the 2010 football season.

Black has been an assistant coach at Fulton for the past 19 years. He served as the offensive coordinator and assistant head coach for the three state championships the Falcons won in the 2003, 2004, and 2006 seasons.

Coach Black has been a part of the Fulton Football family for his entire life. His father, Bob Black, served as Fulton head coach from 1969-1970, as has been a Fulton football coach for 46 years.

Rob was a three-sport athlete at Fulton and graduated in 1984. Black is a Carson-Newman graduate. Fulton’s teams have been known for their potent offenses.

While Black has been serving as FHS Offensive Coordinator, the Falcons have set nearly every school offensive record.

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