Tim Cromer resigns as Christiansburg head coach

Tim Cromer resigns as Christiansburg head coach

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WSET) - After 15 seasons, Christiansburg High School is looking for a new head coach.

Athletic Director James Woods announced Tuesday that Tim Cromer has resigned as head coach of the Blue Demon football team. Coach Cromer has coached football on the high school level for 30 years. He has been a head football coach for 20 years, with the last 15 years being at his alma mater, Christiansburg High School.

The Blue Demon football team will miss Coach Cromer,” said Principal Tony Deibler. “He is dedicated to our students and to their success both on and off the field.”

Under Cromer’s direction, the Blue Demon football team reached VHSL playoffs for 10 years, played for the Division 4 state title in 2011, were the region champions for three years and were regional runner-up for three years. Cromer’s overall coaching record at CHS was 98-75 and his playoff record was 13-10.

Cromer will remain in his role as a health and physical education teacher at CHS, and will continue to serve as an assistant coach for the CHS indoor and outdoor track programs.

The search for a new football coach at CHS will begin later this week.

Some highlights of Coach Cromer’s career as the head football coach at Christiansburg High School are:

  • State Runner-Up (Division 4) - 2011
  • Region Champion - 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Region Runner-Up - 2004, 2006, 2012
  • VHSL Playoffs - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Overall record 98-75
  • Playoff record 13-10
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