Knox Weekly Podcast: Will Hartley

Will Hartley is the newly appointed head coach of the Fredericktown High School football team. The Freddies are coming off of two straight 1-9 seasons, placing last in the KMAC in 2019. Before stepping down in 2017, Hartley had coached at Fredericktown for 16 years, serving as head coach for the last three.

In this interview, Hartley discusses his history in Fredericktown, why he chose to return to the helm, and how he plans to rebuild the program.

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Grant is a 2018 graduate of Ohio Northern University, where he studied journalism and played basketball. He likes coffee, books and minor league baseball. He loves telling stories and has a passion for local news.