Mark Whittemore retires as Buchholz football coach
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The high football season ended for Buchholz when the Bobcats lost, for a second-straight year, in the state semifinals. Now, the program suffers another tough loss - Head Coach Mark Whittemore.
The man who’s roamed the Bobcats sideline for more than two decades, the last 10 as head coach, announced in a video on social media that the fall of 2022 was his last at the helm of Buchholz.
During his tenure as the Bobcats leader, Whittemore compiled a record of 78-48, while guiding the black and gold to eight playoff appearances. Including, back-to-back state semifinals to end his coaching career with the school.
Buchholz defensive coordinator Chuck Bell has been named head coach.
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