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W&L Names Garrett LeRose ’07 Head Football Coach

“Our football program is poised to achieve in new ways, and I am confident Garrett can lead us there.”

~ Jan Hathorn, Director of Athletics

“I am humbled and excited to become the next head football coach at Washington and Lee University,” LeRose said.

LEXINGTON, Va. – Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn announced that following a national search, Garrett LeRose ’07 has been promoted to head football coach effective immediately. LeRose had previously served as the program’s assistant head coach and coach of tight ends and wide receivers.

“W&L has, once again, found itself in the position of offering our head football coaching position to someone from within our current staff, and I am excited to offer this promotion to Garrett,” said Hathorn. “Our applicant pool was deep and talented, and Garrett rose to the top throughout every stage of the process. As a loyal alumnus, Garrett will continue to bring to our program an unmatched passion for W&L, a tremendous knowledge of football, a commitment to the growth of the student-athletes on the team, and a clear understanding of the way athletics fits into the University’s overall educational mission.”

To read more about LeRose’s promotion, click here.

Garrett LeRose ’07