GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCBD) — A new coach will be at the hem of Stratford High football.
Principal Heather Taylor and Athletic Director John Chalus announced Dennie McDaniel as the new Head Football Coach.
McDaniel graduated from Stratford High School in 1995. He attended Charleston Southern University, where he played football. He graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. He was subsequently hired by Ray Stackley, former Stratford Head Football Coach/Athletic Director, to be the Head JV/B-Team Football Coach.
In 2000, Coach McDaniel accepted a football coaching position at Wando High School. In 2007, he returned to Stratford as the Offensive Coordinator. In 2015, he became St. John’s High School Head Football Coach/Athletic Director. In 2017, McDaniel returned to Stratford to continue his teaching/coaching career. Coach McDaniel is married to the former Christine Smith (Stratford Class of ’97) and has two daughters Madison and Landry.
“We are truly excited about the future and direction of the football program under Coach McDaniel,” officials told News 2.