CAK has had success on the offensive side of the ball for over a decade that led to back to back Class 3A state titles in 2011 and 2012 now they have pegged a defensive minded coach to lead their program.
Travis Mozingo, 41, who served as defensive coordinator at Mount Paran Christian (GA) the last three years has been named to replace Rusty Bradley as the Warriors new head coach. This will be Mozingo’s second head coaching assignment as he started the Shiloh Hills Christian (GA) in 2001 and stayed there for four seasons.
“I am genuinely excited about the opportunity to serve the families at CAK,” Mozingo said via CAK press release. “There is obviously a tradition of excellence on the football field, but what excites me more is the opportunity to partner with the faculty and staff to impact the young men of CAK.”
Bradley resigned in January and took the USJ head coaching job. In his nine years as head coach at CAK going 88-30 and winning back to back Class 3A state titles in 2011 and 2012.
Mozingo takes over a Warrior program that has 11 starters returning from last season’s 11-2 team that made the 3A Quarterfinals. CAK was ranked No. 8 in byteclay.com’s Class 3A spring Top 10 posted last week.
“We conducted an extensive search and are very confident that we have found the right person to lead our football program,” CAK Athletic Director John East said. “Throughout the interview process, Coach Mozingo communicated a vision that’s closely aligned with CAK. He comes from a similar institution, where he had success and made a tremendous impact on and off the field. We are excited to add Coach Mozingo to our staff.”
Mozingo has spent the last three seasons at Mt. Paran and the Eagles have had great success especially on defense as they won the Class A state title in 2014 going undefeated at 14-0 and made the Quarterfinal round last season. In his three seasons there, Mt. Paran, located in Kennesaw was 33-5 and has elevated their program as one of the best in the state in Class A.
Before coming to Mt. Paran, Mozingo help start the Lambert high school (GA) program in 2009 as they played a junior varsity schedule before getting into Class AAA play. He stayed at Lambert for four seasons until he left for Mt. Paran. He also served as an assistant coach at Sequoyah (GA) for four seasons (2005-08). The Warriors
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