Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Bell and Hunt named among Class A-D1 Assistant Coaches of the Year
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Bell and Hunt named among Class A-D1 Assistant Coaches of the Year

December 16, 2022 | 486 views

Brent Bell and Kevin Hunt have been named among the Class A-D1 Assistant Coaches of the Year. Bell was selected for his work as offensive coordinator, and Hunt was selected for his work as defensive coordinator.

"What a tremendous honor it was for us to have, not only one, but two coaches selected as Assistant Coach of the Year!" said Tommy Atha, head football coach. "Kevin Hunt was named Defensive Coordinator of the Year and Brent Bell was named Offensive Coordinator of the Year for Class A Division 1 by Parker Systems. Darlington is truly blessed to have these two leading our young men! Not only are they great coaches, but they are great role models and mentors for the players and for all the students they impact on a daily basis. I could not be more proud to work with these two. They make me a better coach for sure!"

Bell has taught P.E. at the Upper School and served as assistant football and basketball coach since 2017. He holds a B.B.A. in Business Management from Georgia State University; an M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University; and certifications in Physical Education, Mathematics, Business Education, and Educational Leadership. Bell has two decades of experience teaching and coaching. He and his wife Kristen, who is a learning specialist for Pre-K to 8, have three sons, Brenten ('28), Brysen ('26) and Braden ('23).

Hunt has taught P.E. and coached at Darlington since 2007. He is the assistant head football coach, defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. He is also the head girls' and boys' track and field coach. He is a graduate of the University of West Georgia, where he played football. He and his wife, Kristy, are the parents of Jacob (’17), Karoline (’20), and Emma (’25).