Drew Noles inducted into Marshall County Sports HoF


Photo Former Etowah and Westbrook Christian football coach Drew Noles (pictured at left) accepts his 2024 Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame induction plaque from MCSHOF board member Ricky Smith of Boaz in June 1 in Guntersville. (Courtesy of Jalon Jimmerson)

Courtesy of Sand Mountain Reporter

Former Etowah and Westbrook Christian football coach Drew Noles was one of nine members of the Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024. The ceremony took place June 1 at Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge.
As a student at Boaz High School, Noles lettered in baseball, basketball, and football. He was an All-Marshall County and All-Area performer during his junior and senior years in both football and baseball. After graduation, Noles signed a baseball scholarship with Snead State.
Noles was head football coach at Boaz from 2000 to 2012, guiding the Pirates to a record of 80-63 and nine state playoff app-earances, including two quarterfinal berths.
From 2013-18, Noles served as the head football coach and athletic director at Eto-wah, where he led the Blue Devils to a 52-19 record, two region titles and a pair of state quarterfinal appearances. His 2018 team scored 410 points while holding opponents to 113 points.
In 2019, Noles was named the head football coach and athletic director at Westbrook Christian. In his four seasons in Rainbow City, the Warriors went 21-17 and twice qualified for the state playoffs. His 2020 team won 10 games.
Noles was named All-Region Coach of the Year five times and Marshall County Coach of the Year six times. He was selected to coach in the North/South All-Star game in 2003 and was chosen to represent the state of Alabama at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, for USA Football.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Bowl started by Noles in Boaz in 2008 became nationally recognized. He has been an FCA Huddle Leader for 23 years.


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