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East Noble coach, AD moves to alma mater Garrett

DePew

East Noble athletic director and football coach Chris DePew will take the same positions at Garrett after the school board confirmed his hiring Monday.

DePew is a 1986 Garrett graduate and lives in the town with his wife and three daughters, including Katie, a senior guard on the Railroaders girls basketball team.

"The only reason I would ever leave East Noble is if the perfect scenario would open up at Garrett, and it did," DePew said. "I am very excited but it is bittersweet because I have been at East Noble for 18 years. It is a tough place to leave."

DePew is 77-42 in 11 seasons with the Knights football program, including a 2003 Class 4A state runner-up. He has been the AD at the school for three years.

DePew will replace Ron Frickey, who resigned after this past season, as football coach and Steve Rhoades as the AD. Frickey moved into administration full time, and Rhoades will be moving back to the classroom and is looking to spend more time with his family, including five grandchildren.

gjones@jg.net

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.

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