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Former Morgan Academy Head Coach Joins Prattville Lions Staff

Today the Autauga County Board of Education approved the hiring of Josh Thacker for the position of co-offensive coordinator for the Prattville Lions. A graduate of Berry High School and the University of Alabama, Thacker joins the Lions after three years at Morgan Academy where he was the head coach and athletic director. Thacker joins the Lion family with his wife Kayla and his son Wallace.


Coach Josh Thacker's Coaching Bio

Pickens Academy- 2013- Region Runner Up, East/West All Star game OC, Region Coach of the year 2015- Semi Final appearance, East/West All Star game OC, Region Coach of the Year

Morgan Academy 2017- Semi Final appearance, East/West All Star game OC 2018- Region Runner Up, 3A Coach of the Year, East/West All Star game offensive assistant, National Association of Private Schools (NAPS) All American Game offensive staff member. 

Led Morgan Academy to its first playoff appearance in 8 years. First 8+ win season in 15 years.  Playoff appearances in 5/7 years as a head coach. Took two separate teams to semi final appearances. 

Prior to becoming a head coach, Josh served as offensive coordinator at Leroy High school. 




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