Madison Academy Head Football Coach Resigns

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MADISON, Ala. (WHNT)- A high school football coaching legacy is advancing his career. In seven seasons, Madison Academy Head Football Coach Eric Cohu has lead the mustangs to three Class 3-A state championships. In 2011, his team was the state runner-up.

This impressive record has scored Coach Cohu and impressive new international coaching gig. Madison Academy announced this morning that the head football coach Eric Cohu has resigned to become offensive coordinator and international ambassador for the Israel Football League's national team.

Cohu will join the Israel team's staff this summer. According to our news partners at, Cohu has been helping the IFL since 2007. He took summer trips to Israel to conduct camps and clinics.

Madison Academy officials say that they are starting to search for a new coach immediately. Coach Cohu lead the mustangs to winning 87 out of 99 games. School leaders say they will seek Cohu's advice and experience when it comes to finding a new coach.

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