Soddy Daisy High School 2022

Team Profile

Photos by Gary Fain Photography

Q & A With Coach Carter Cardwell

soddy daisy high school football coach

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

A: Poised and confident.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Controlling the line of scrimmage, controlling the turnover margin, and winning the kicking game.

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

A: Our senior class.

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: Our starting quarterback is back, plus a good group of linemen and skill players on offense and defense are returning.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Hoping that we can provide the best opportunities for these players to get better every week.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: A significant number of younger players contributed last year, producing some much-needed depth in key places going into this season.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: Coach situational football as often as possible, and never neglect fundamentals.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: No significant changes.

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

A: Our overall team speed is better.

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Coach name: Carter Cardwell (3 yrs. as a head coach, 1st as head coach at Soddy Daisy)

Division/Class: TN I-4A

2021 Overall Record: 4-7

2021 District Finish: 4th

Mascot: Trojans

2022 Schedule


19 Loudon (A)

26 Signal Mountain (H)


2 Chattanooga Central (A)

9 Red Bank (H)

16 Sequoyah (H)

23 Tyner Academy (H)


7 East Hamilton (H)

14 Ooltewah (A)

21 Hixson (A)

27 East Ridge (A)

Coach’s View

I believe that for our program to be successful we must continue the practice of building on positives. We want to have a positive vision about everything we do on and off the field, and to keep improving daily.

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