Sequatchie County High School

SCO.CoachCaineCoach’s Corner
Coach Adam Caine

Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: We have an experienced senior class that sets the tone with hard work.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Playing with discipline and toughness.

Q: Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A: John Higgins (Sr., OL/DL), Hunter Davenport (Sr., FB/LB), Kyle Cates (Sr., FB/LB), and Austin Stephens (Sr., RB/DB). Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 2.06.11 PM

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: This team has a great senior class that leads by example and really cares about winning.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Playing against South Pittsburg in our first game and avoiding injuries throughout the season.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: We had a great start to last season, so we need to keep that momentum up and finish the season stronger in 2016.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: We need to develop more ways to attack opponents offensively and defensively.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: We’ve added to our schemes in all three phases of the game.

Q: How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A: We have more offensive weapons at our disposal this year, and the team’s overall speed has improved as well.

Coach’s View

My team will be much better in year two, but I know our opponents will be better also. We have the utmost respect for our non-region opponents, and our region is also stacked with great teams. We hope to stay healthy and be in the hunt at the end.


Photos by Eileen Carter


Kyle Cates

Kyle Cates

Joseph Coulson

Joseph Coulson

John Higgins

John Higgins

Austin Stephens

Austin Stephens

Hunter Davenport

Hunter Davenport

Caleb Reed

Caleb Reed

Alec Hudson

Alec Hudson

SCO.AustinMiller

Austin Miller


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