• William W. Harrell enters his 4th season as a Physical Education teacher and the Varsity Head Football Coach of Hephzibah High School. Harrell earned the 2017 All-Region Coach of the Year and 2017 Atlanta Falcons Week 6 Coach of the Week, due to a turn-around season and contending for a Playoff spot. In addition, Hephzibah had a player voted to the AJC All-State team for the 1st time since 2009, 3 Augusta Chronicle All-Area players, and 5 1st-Team All-Region players. 

    Harrell previously served as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Outside Linebackers Coach at Macon County High School in 2014 under Larry Harold, where the team went 9-3, won the 4-AA Region title for the first time since 2007, and advanced to the 2nd Round of the playoffs; the first time since 2009. Harrell trained players such as Roquan Smith, who signed with University of Georgia and was a 1st-Round pick of the Chicago Bears.. Harrell also served as the Head Track Coach for the 2015 season and the Assistant Track Coach for the 2014 season, leading 4 players to the GHSA State Championship over the course of two years.

    Before coaching in Montezuma, Harrell served as an Assistant Coach at Hephzibah High School from 2009-2013. As Defensive Coordinator in 2013, the Rebels defeated both of their local rivals, Butler and Cross Creek; the 1st time since 2010. 

    Prior to coaching in Hephzibah, Harrell had previous coaching experience in Butler as an Offensive Coordinator and Portal High School as a Defensive Line coach. At Portal High School, Harrell coached from 2005-2006 under Pat Collins and Justin Chester, going to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history. During that time, Harrell coached Cameron Sheffield, who played at Troy University and was a 5th Round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.

    William has 2 children; Aaron, 8, and Evan, 5.

  • W. W. Harrell
    W. W. Harrell
    Email: harrewi@boe.richmond.k12.ga.us
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Subject(s): Physical Education