New Ansonia football coach, Adam Hall on the sidelines coaching the Ansonia Tigers in a playoff game as an assistant under Coach Eugene Hoening. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Hall Named Ansonia Football Coach

Ansonia 2010 graduate Adam Hall returns to his alma mater to head up the Tigers football program

ANSONIA – Adam Hall returns to his alma mater as the head varsity football coach of the Ansonia Tigers football program after serving as an Ansonia assistant football coach and the past two seasons as the Tri-County North Panthers head coach.

“Ansonia is where I’ve always wanted to be,” Hall said. “I am very excited about being able to be back in Ansonia.”

Hall, a 2010 Ansonia graduate played football for the Tigers under legendary Ansonia football coach, Eugene Hoening before going on to a college football career with the Defiance Yellow Jackets, graduating in 2014.

Coach Hall is excited to have his high school coach come out of retirement to coach the offensive and defensive lines for the 2022 season. Coach Hoening led the Tigers football program for 38-years.

“Coach Hoening has been great for me,” Hall stated. “I don’t think I would be a football coach or a teacher if it wasn’t for Coach Hoening. Since I have been coaching no one has helped me more than Coach Hoening. He’s going to come back and help coach this year and I’m excited about it.”

Coach Hall brings a wealth of experience to Ansonia having played at the college level and heading up a high school football program at a young age.

“Playing in college, the time commitment is a completely different situation than it is in high school, that’s one thing,” noted Hall, “and getting through school it’s a lot but it’s worth it.”

“Two years at Tri-County North and I really appreciate the administration at Tri-County North,” Hall added. “It was great and they were very supportive, the kids there were good, hard workers…but, Ansonia – couldn’t pass that opportunity up.”

Coach Hall invites all Ansonia boys to join the Ansonia Tigers football program.

“If you are a boy at Ansonia we want you to play football – we have 40 guys signed up right now, we have room for more,” said Coach Hall. “If you go to Ansonia we want you to come out. We lift in the mornings at 7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.”

New Ansonia Tigers football coach, Adam Hall helps at the 2022 Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Ansonia Coach Adam Hall coaches at the two day Matt Light All-Conference camp. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Former Ansonia coach of 38 years, Eugene Hoening set to return to Tigers sideline to assist his former player Adam Hall.
New Ansonia football coach Adam Hall leads Tri-County North in pouring rain in 2020 game at Arcanum. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Ansonia's Adam Hall on the sidelines with the Tigers. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser

Gaylen Blosser / Publisher

Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics. Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award. Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at or 937-459-9547.

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