football program

Football - 

Varsity, Junior Varsity, & Junior High

Our Varsity Football Team are the 2017 Division IV State Champs! Since 2002, they also have earned 9 District Championships, 8 State Semi-Finalists, 4 State Finalists, and 2 State Championships.

Beyond the awards though is something much more important - teamwork, character, diligence, and grit.

Varsity Coaching Staff:

Towe_Phillip_625Phil Towe is in his first year as Varsity Head Coach. Coach Towe was a two-time all-state player who turned downed multiple Division I offers to pursue basketball. In over 20 years of coaching, he has coached football from the Junior High to the Varsity level including time as a Varsity Defensive Coordinator.

Evan Gay, Offensive Coordinator, comes to us from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor where he coached Wide Receivers, QB, Tight Ends, Running Backs, and Defensive Backs during 2018 when they were Div III National Champions.

Scot Whaley, Defensive Coordinator, was the Assistant DB & Special Teams Coach at Seton Hill University. He also has experience as the Head Coach of the North Texas Orcas Semi-Pro team and the USA Football Regional Development Camp

Alex Brabon, Running Back and Wide Receiver Coach, played at Dordt College after graduation from CCA. He has coached here for 7 years.

Vernon Wells, Assistant to Head Coach and Special Teams, was an All-State Quarterback at Bowie High School headed to UT to play football and baseball when he was drafted into the MLB to play for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Correll Buckhalter, Running Back Coordinator, has coached at CCA for 4 years following 9 years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles.  

James "Tank" Reed, Line Coach, is in his 4th year of coaching at CCA following 7 years in the NFL with the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs, and New Orleans Saints.

Keaton Locke, Defensive Back and Running Back Coach, is in his 2nd year of coaching at CCA.

Our Junior High Head Football Coach is our Athletic Director, Rusty Beam, who was a two time All-State Football player with over 15 years of football coaching experience including offensive coordinator. He enjoys the competition of the game, watching athletes grow over the course of a season, and relating the game to life.