The vacant head coach position for the North Lincoln Knights football program has been filled. David Maness, a native of Whitmire, S.C., will lead the Knights in 2012.
Maness began his coaching career in 1971 as a head baseball coach and assistant football coach at Wagener Salley High School in Wagener, S.C., where he was appointed head football coach and athletic director in 1973.
After working at Wagener Salley, Maness moved to West Hardeeville High School and Aynor High School. As Aynorâ€™s head coach, Maness totaled 132 wins, nine regional championships and 13 playoff teams in 22 seasons.
Maness was named offensive coordinator at Carvers Bay High School in Hemingway, South Carolina in 2000 where he recorded 46 wins and 15 losses in five seasons, including a 2AA state championship in 2002.
Maness moved to Mullins High School in 2005 as an offensive coordinator, where the team finished with a 10-3 record and a regional championship. In 2006 he moved to Union High School as an offensive coordinator, and helped lead the team to the 3A state championship game in 2007. Most recently Maness was an offensive coordinator at Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, Florida.
Parents and students will have an opportunity to meet Maness on February 21 from 6:30-7 p.m. at a meet and greet in North Lincolnâ€™s media center.