Escambia Academy Head Football Coach, Headmaster Hugh Fountain Moves To Pike Liberal Arts

May 31, 2022

Monday, Escambia Academy Head Football Coach and Headmaster Hugh Fountain was named the new head football coach and athletic director at Pike Like Arts School in Troy, effective immediately.

Fountain led the EA Cougars to six consecutive football championship games and two Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) state championships during his tenure. He spent 11 years as a football coach at Escambia Academy, compiling a 94-31 record.

Prior to his time at Escambia Academy, Fountain coached at Charles Henderson High School for 16 years, plus W.S. Neal and Evergreen high schools.

Pike Liberal Arts was a member of the AISA for over 50 years, but they transitioned to play under the Alabama High School Athletic Association this fall.


2 Responses to “Escambia Academy Head Football Coach, Headmaster Hugh Fountain Moves To Pike Liberal Arts”

  1. William in Beulah on May 31st, 2022 3:04 pm

    Best of luck in future endeavors coach, thank you for your time at Escambia Academy.

  2. Jarrod on May 31st, 2022 1:37 am

    Good Luck Coach. EA will never be the same again. Your a great coach and an even better friend. God Bless U Brother.

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