Today the Autauga County Board of Education approved the hiring of new Prattville High School Defensive Coordinator Justin Jones. Jones joins the Lion's staff after a season as head coach at Cordova. He took over a one win team from 2018 and led them to a 6-6 record and an appearance in the 5A playoffs. Before that, Jones was head coach at New Brockton from 2014-2018 and led them to the playoffs in each of his five seasons. A New Blockton record. Jones went 34-22 in his five years for the Gamecocks.
Before taking over at New Brockton, Jones was an assistant coach at Enterprise in 2013.
Jones, an Enterprise graduate, played college football at West Alabama. His first coach job was at New Brockton where he was an assistant coach from 03-05.
In 2005, Jones took over as an assistant coach and strength and conditioning coach at Enterprise until 2011 when he became the head coach at Florala.
Coach Jones is married to wife Joni and has four children, Anna, 17, Abby 12, Jacub, 11, and Kaleb, 8.