Marist coach Alan Chadwick

Marist coach Alan Chadwick will begin the season one win shy of 400 for his career.

Chadwick, who took the War Eagles to the Class 4A state title in 2020, has a career record of 399-73. He is trying to become only the second Georgia high school coach with 400 career victories and trails only legendary Lincoln County coach Larry Campbell, who retired after the 2013 season with a record of 477-85-3.

Marist opens the season on Aug. 27 at Blessed Trinity.

Several other coaches are also closing in on milestones:

Rich McWhorter - The head coach at Jackson County is 295-92-2, leaving him five wins short of becoming the 14th Georgia coach to reach the 300-win milestone. McWhorter is 7-13 in two seasons at Jackson County. He went 288-79-2 and won four state championships at Charlton County from 1990-2018.

Keith Maloof -  The head coach at Norcross is 199-88 in 23 seasons. Maloof is 177-77 with two state championships and six region titles in 22 seasons with Blue Devils. He went 22-11 in three seasons at Tucker. He is the winningest member of the Maloof Family. Father George Maloof went 158-83-12 during his legendary tenure at St. Pius and brother Kevin Maloof was 175-105-1 during a career that included stops at Loganville, Meadowcreek and Dacula.

Tim McFarlin - The recently named head coach at Fellowship Christian is 194-54-2. McFarlin announced his retirement  shortly after the end of the 2020 season, but quickly ended that when accepted the position with Fellowship Christian, which competes in Region 6A Private. McFarlin was 82-34-1 with one state championship in 10 seasons at Roswell and 112-20-1 with three state titles in 10 seasons at Blessed Trinity.

John Hunt -  The head coach at Woodward Academy is three wins away from his 100th victory. Hunt’s career record is 97-30. Hunt took over the Woodward program in 2011 and has produced five region championships.