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Kris White is new MCHS head football coach

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 9:31 am

The new head football coach at Moore County is no stranger.

Kris White, a former assistant at MCHS and an assistant at Knoxville Catholic, is returning as head football coach, replacing Jason Dobbs.

White, 45, originally from Murfreesboro, has 17 years of coaching experience. He is married to Holly (a Moore County alumnus) and has two sons: Kaden (18 years old, upcoming senior) and Dawson (15 years old, incoming freshman).

White graduated from Riverdale High School in 1993 while playing for Gary Rankin. He played college football at Middle Tennessee State University under Boots Donnelly from 1993 – 1998.

He has coached at Riverdale High School (State Champions 2004), Moore County, Oakland High School (State Champions 2008), and Knoxville Catholic High School (State Champions 2015, 2017). He has been at the Knoxville school for the past five years, serving as a defensive assistant.

This will be his first head coaching post.