Albertville High School head football coach resigns

Northeast Alabama
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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Albertville High School football coach Joel Poole turned in his resignation as coach.

Albertville City School Board members accepted the head football coach’s resignation at a special meeting this week.

Poole will remain an employee of the school system.

Poole has been placed on administrative leave while the superintendent’s office investigates a claim of “improper discipline.”

Officials say this investigation stems from a claim of “improper discipline” that happened at a football practice.

An independent consultant is being brought in by the superintendent to handle the investigation.

Poole has served as the Aggies head coach since 2009.

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