Westwood Middle School announced Tuesday they have hired Justin Kanjanabout as the new head football coach. Kanjanabout is a graduate of Coffee County High School where he was a member of the varsity football team. He continued his education at Maryville College, where he was also a member of the varsity football team for 3 years.
He comes to Westwood Middle with an extensive coaching background. Coach Kanjanabout has spent the last 2 years serving as the Offensive Coordinator for the Coffee County Middle School football program. Prior to that, Coach Kanjanabout spent 1.5 years serving as the Coffee County High School 9th Grade Head Coach and Varsity Assistant. Coach Kanjanabout has also served as the Assistant Football Coach for the Coffee County Middle School program.
Kanjanabout has been employed with the Tennessee Department of Education for the last 7 months and was a 3rd grade teacher the 2 prior years at New Union Elementary.
He replaces Chad Dyer who stepped down after 18 seasons as head coach of the Rockets October 1st.