Spain Park High has hired former McGill-Toolen of Mobile football coach Bart Sessions to be the Jaguars’ defensive coordinator.The Hoover school board approved Sessions’ hiring during personnel actions Aug. 4., the Monday night of the first fall practice.
Head coach Shawn Raney also wore the defensive coordinator’s hat in his first season at Spain Park. He will now turn those duties over to Sessions, who been a DC at Daphne and Prattville among other stops before an outstanding three-year run as head coach of Mobile’s Catholic school.
The Yellow Jackets were 34-5 in his three seasons. Last year, McGill-Toolen went 12-2, its season ending in a 24-21 loss to Auburn in the Class 6A semifinals.