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Caldwell resigns as Westover's coach, A.D.

Photo by Scott Chancey

Photo by Scott Chancey

ALBANY -- Jeff Caldwell has resigned as Westover's football coach and athletic director, effective at the end of the school year, according to sources close to the situation. The sources added that Caldwell turned in his resignation letter Monday and met with players to tell them.

Attempts to attempt Caldwell were unsuccessful, and it is not known whether he has accepted another football coaching job. It also is not known who will conduct spring football practice when begins at an undetermined date.

During Caldwell's seven-year stint as the Patriots' head coach, he went 32-44 with one winning season in 2007 when the Patriots reached the GHSA Class AAA quarterfinals.

Caldwell, however, had a track record of success before taking the Westover job.

His record, according to the re'sume' he sent to Dougherty County Schools in 2003 when he applied for this job, was 127-96-2 at the time.

Two of his four previous stops before Westover included Hawkinsville (1981-89) and Camden County (1994-2000), both of which have won state titles in the past six years.

He was 37-31-2 at Hawkinsville and 49-21 at Camden County.

At his previous stop before coming to Westover, Caldwell was 6-24 at Stockbridge.

This past season, the Patriots went 3-7.