Chadwell makes changes, additions to football staff

Coastal Carolina football head coach Jamey Chadwell announced the additions of former Furman defensive coordinator and safeties coach Chad Staggs, former Georgia State defensive line coach Skylor Magee and former Cartersville High School head coach Joey King to the Chanticleers football staff. Chad Scott joins the program from Charleston Southern as the director of football speed, strength and conditioning.

Staggs will coach the linebackers, Magee will serve as the defensive line coach and King will coach the wide receivers.

No stranger to coaching in the state of South Carolina, Chad Staggs, who from 2013-16 headed up some of the nation’s top defensive units at Charleston Southern under coach Chadwell, joins the Coastal football staff as the linebackers coach. Stagg comes to Coastal after two years as Furman’s defensive coordinator and safeties coach.

Magee joins the Coastal Carolina football staff as the defensive line after two seasons in the same capacity at Sun Belt Conference foe Georgia State. Prior to his time in Atlanta, Ga., Magee coached the defensive line under coach Chadwell at Charleston Southern (2013-16) and Delta State (2012).

King joins coach Chadwell’s staff after five seasons as the head coach at Cartersville High School in Cartersville, Ga. where he led the Purple Hurricanes to a 67-4 record, two state championships and four state title games. At Coastal Carolina, King will coach the wide receivers.

Scott comes to Coastal Carolina after six years at Charleston Southern as the assistant athletic director for student-athlete development and the head strength and conditioning coach. Scott, who had an important role in the development and implantation of the new Charleston Southern Athletic Performance Meeting Center, will be in charge of the speed, strength and conditioning for the Chanticleers football program beginning in the spring of 2019.

Chadwell also announced that offensive line coach Patrick Covington has been promoted to assistant head coach, while Willy Korn will transition from wide receivers to quarterbacks and will serve as the co-offensive coordinator along with running backs coach Newland Isaac.

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