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Huntington, WV native Tyrone (T.J.) Carper has been hired as the new head football coach at Vinton County HS, replacing Travis Bethel, who resigned after 2 seasons. Carper was a player for The Marshall Thundering Herd between 2007-11.
Carper comes to Vinton County from Cabell Midland HS in West Virginia where he has been a special education teacher, and assistant football and track coach for the past 7 years.
During his years on staff, Cabell Midland has consistently been one of the top football programs in West Virginia.
Before beginning his career at Cabell Midland, he had a 4 year playing career at Marshall University where he was a defensive back.
While at Marshall he was team captain, academic all conference 3 years and was the recipient of the Chad Pennington Award and JD Coffman Award.