Head Coach - Wade Waldrop
Coach Waldrop enters his seventh year as Head Football Coach at JCHS where he has compiled a record of 37-29 and piloted the Jets to four playoff appearances (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018) and one region championship (2018) in his six seasons at the controls.
He is a 1994 graduate of Hartselle High School, and graduated from UAB in 1998 with a degree in History. He received his Master’s degree in Education from UAB in 2000.
He began his coaching career in 2000 at Fayetteville High School in Talladega County where he served as Head Coach for the Boys Basketball team and Defensive Backs and Quarterbacks coach for the Football team. Coach Waldrop moved to Chelsea High School in 2002 as the Quarterbacks coach and Head Coach of the Boys Basketball team. In 2005, he was promoted to Defensive Coordinator, and in 2006 became Chelsea’s Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.
Coach is married to the former Kimberly Adams of Oxford, AL. They have four children; Carsyn, Camryn, Cooper and Callyn.