William Hunt is coming backing to Washington County with a wealth of knowledge from his involvement in the growth of successful programs. He will be the Head Football Coach and Health & Physical Education Teacher at WCHS.
William Hunt is a native of Plymouth, North Carolina who is proud to say he graduated from the legendary Plymouth High School. William Hunt started Varsity all four years as the Center of the Offensive Line during his high school career where he helped lead Plymouth High School to its very first State Championship!
William received a full football scholarship to Fayetteville State University to follow, where he continued his football impact as an Offensive Lineman. Hunt helped lead the team to a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Championship in 2009 and a Division II playoff appearance. His talent did not stop on the field Mr. Hunt graduated FSU with a Bachelors of Art degree in Sociology.
After college, William has taught Health and Physical Education, served as the RAYS/Restitution Coordinator, and Coached football, basketball, and Track for Washington County Public Schools. During his coaching stint in Washington County he turned the Middle School football program around, helped introduce a no huddle offense that lead to another PHS State Championship football title, and helped revamp the Plymouth High School Track & Field program. Coach Hunt later left Washington County to become a Behavioral Specialist at Belvoir Elementary and also an assistant Varsity Basketball coach at South Central, where the team battled all the way to the Eastern Regional Championship.
This past year, Mr. Hunt served as the Site Coordinator and Student Support Specialist at Bertie High School.
Mr. Hunt also utilized his talent by serving as the Offensive Coordinator for Bertie High School football team where last season he helped revamp and energize the program.
Mr. Hunt has a rich history at Plymouth high school, He is one of three coaches to go down in school history as playing in the first ever state championship, winning the state championship as an Assistant Coach on the staff, with his sights set on becoming the first coach to collect the trifecta with a goal of winning a State Title as the Head Coach of Washington County High School Varsity Football program. Mr. Hunt has also earned three keys to the city of Plymouth, and has helped a host of players gain scholarships to Division I and Division II schools.
William is married to Ya’Shonti Hunt, together they have a beautiful daughter Kylie Jordyn Hunt and they reside in Greenville, NC. William is proud a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Hunt’s favorite quote is “When you want to succeed, as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful” ~ Eric Thomas