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Football coach named for new Lexington high school

Brian Landis
Brian Landis

Played at Georgetown College

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 3, 2017) — Brian Landis, who played on Georgetown College’s 2000 national championship team, was named the head football coach at Lexington’s new high school, Frederick Douglass High School. The school opens in the fall. Its nickname is the Stallions and the school colors are green and orange.

Landis, who was a student assistant at Georgetown in 2001, was a graduate assistant from 2004-05, coaching linebackers and safeties. From 2006-14 he coached defensive backs. In 2015 he coached at Eastern Kentucky University and spent this past season at the University of Kentucky.

Landis also played in the Arena Football League for the Lexington Horsemen. He received his master of arts in education from Georgetown in 2007 and was a teacher for several years while also coaching the Tigers.