Chip Lindsey

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Chip Lindsey

George "Chip" Lindsey (born c. 1974 in Madison, Madison County) is the head football coach for the Spain Park High School Jaguars.

Lindsey graduated from Madison's Bob Jones High School in 1992 and lettered in football at the University of North Alabama the next fall. He transferred and completed his bachelor of arts in history and English at the University of Alabama in 1997. He went on to complete a master's degree in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix.

Lindsey has coached at Deshler High School in Tuscumbia, Florence High School in Florence, Sparkman High School in Harvest (Madison County) and Springville High School in Springville. His first head coaching job came in 2005 for Colbert County's Colbert Heights High School.

In 2007 he was the offensive coordinator for Rush Propst's last season at Hoover High School, then was hired by Chris Shaw as the head coach and athletic director Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia. In his two years there he and quarterback Hutson Mason led the Trojans to 9-3 and 12-1 records. He was named the Cobb County Coach of the Year by the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cobb County Touchdown Club both years.

Lindsey returned to Alabama after two years to be the quarterbacks coach for Troy University, and followed Shaw to Spain Park in December 2010.

Lindsey and his wife, the former Cecily Pharr of Sheffield, have four children: Claire, Cooper, Caroline and Conner.

Preceded by:
Ben Berguson (interim)
Spain Park High School
Head Football Coach

Succeeded by:


  • Bednarowski, John ( ) "Trojans hire Lindsey as new football coach." Marietta Daily Journal
  • "2010 Coaching Staff: Chip Lindsey, Quarterbacks" at - accessed December 14, 2010
  • Sentell, Jeff (December 13, 2010) "Chip Lindsey named new football coach at Spain Park." Birmingham News