Union Academy hires former Carolina Panther as football coach

Posted April 8, 2013

Brad Hoover, who was the starting fullback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League for nine years, has a new position.

According to the Charlotte Observer, the 36-year-old Hoover has been named as head football coach at Union Academy, which plays football in the NCHSAA in the 1-A classification.

Hoover, a former star at Ledford High School, is in his first coaching position. He had worked in business after retiring from the NFL.


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