Marion County High School 2022

Team Profile

Photos by Gene Fuller

Q & A With Coach Tim Starkey

marion county high school football coach 2022

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

A: We will be young this year in several positions. My coaches and I are hoping the seniors we have can help bring the young ones along sooner than later.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Staying healthy and building depth.

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

A: Alex Condra (RB/DB), Sam Pickett (RB/DB), Brody Leonard (RB/DB), Tilton Pickett (QB/DB), Trystan Hardesty (OL/DL), Caden Stewart (OL/DL), Cole Caldwell (OL/DL), Kane Bohanan (OL/DL), and Keanun Cummings (OL/DL).

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: The strides we have made to become bigger, faster, and stronger to compete.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Hoping our kids are safe and making good decisions on and off the field.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: By losing in the region championship, we want to be back there but come out on top this time.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: To be better prepared for the injury bug.

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

A: We have several guys with good speed, and we are hoping to use it to our advantage.


Coach name: Tim Starkey (1 yr. as a head coach, 1st as head coach at Marion Co.)

Division/Class: TN I-2A

2021 Overall Record: 9-2

2021 District Finish: 2nd

Mascot: Warriors

2022 Schedule


19 Grundy Co. (A)

26 Sequatchie Co. (H)


2 Tyner Academy (A)

9 Dade Co. (H)

16 Bledsoe Co. (H)

23 Forrest (A)

30 Tellico Plains (A)


14 Polk Co. (H)

21 Signal Mountain (H)

28 Meigs Co. (A)

Coach’s View

We have a really tough region and tough games outside of it. We plan on just taking it one game at a time.