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Q&A With Coach Marc Hefner

In anticipation of a great season, we are featuring our fall athletics coaches from all of our secondary schools! Keep reading to learn more about Coach Hefner from Dalton Junior High School, and stay tuned for the rest of our highlights!

What school do you teach at?

Marc Hefner

Dalton Junior High School

What school(s) do you coach for?

Dalton Junior High School and Dalton High School

What sport do you coach?

Football, Basketball (G), and Track (G/B)

What is your coaching background?

I started coaching in 2000 at the middle school level at a local middle school here in Whitfield County. In 2005, I moved to Dalton Middle as a teacher and coach. Since then, I have worked with football as a head coach or coordinator up until a couple of years ago. I am currently assisting at Dalton High with football and track. I am still the head coach of our 8th grade girls basketball team.

How long have you been coaching?

24 Years

Did you play sports while growing up?

Football, Basketball, and Baseball

What is your favorite coaching memory?

Some of my favorite moments are watching the players grow into young men and women of character.

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

If something stands between you and success, move it...

Would you like to shout-out your family?

Yes, would like to tell my wife Gaby and my two children (Alex and Emma) that I love them and thanks for their support.

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