Tucker tabbed to lead Roanoke Catholic football

Roanoke Catholic names new head football coach (WSLS)

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke Catholic School has found a new head football coach, calling on a familiar name and face to many in the Valley.

The school announced via social media this week that Howard Tucker will lead the Celtics football program. No stranger to a sideline ore coaching ranks, Tucker comes to Roanoke Catholic with more than two decades of experience as an assistant at Patrick Henry and William Fleming High Schools.

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Tucker was also the lead for the Roanoke City Recreation League and Patriots Middle School programs. The Celtics are coming off a four win 2023 season, with longtime coach Bob Price announcing retirement back in November.

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Eric is no stranger to the Roanoke Valley. He is a Roanoke native and proud graduate of William Fleming High School.

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