COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Former Raider Football Assistant Coach Charles "Chuck" Stamey has been named the new Shaw High School Head Football Coach.
Stamey's football career started in Columbus, Ga., where he played under head Coach John Drew at Hardaway High School.
He then received a football scholarship to Valdosta State University, where he was a four year starter on the offensive line.
Stamey started at right tackle on one of the most prolific offenses in Division II football under head coach Hal Mumme, along with coaches Mike Leach, Guy Morris, and Dana Holgorson, who all went on to be successful Division I head coaches.
Chuck Stamey graduated from VSU with a degree in Business Communication, and worked for the university for nearly two years as a graduate assistant. He then went on to work for TSYS for almost 14 years before pursuing his career in football.
He worked as a community coach under Jamie Fox at Shaw High School in 2010, while earning his teaching certification in Social Studies. In 2012, Stamey became the defensive coordinator and assistant head coach under Kyle Adkins.
Shaw's new head football coach is currently the Social Studies Department Chair and teaches Economics. He is married to Mary Weston Stamey and has four children.
The Shaw High School Athletic Department and the Administrators, are excited about Coach Stamey's promotion and are anticipating great things for next year's football team.