has hired NFL assistant Marty Galbraith as its head football coach.
Galbraith also coached defensive backs at in 1994 after moving to the area to coach tight ends and special teams at Georgia Tech in 1992 and 1993.
Although he played defensive back in college at Missouri Southern, where he captained an NAIA national championship team in 1972, Galbraith has coached offense for most of his career.
In addition to his time with the Titans, Galbraith has NFL experience with the Arizona Cardinals in 1993 and the Kansas City Chiefs in 1985. He also coached in the USFL, including overseeing the offensive line for Steve Spurrier with the Tampa Bay Bandits in 1983 and 1984.
Galbraith, a native of Joplin, MO, has spent most of his coaching career in the college ranks, starting as a graduate assistant at Northwest Missouri State in 1973. He was the offensive coordinator for future pro quarterbacks Chad Pennington at Marshall and Philip Rivers at North Carolina State.
Harrison football families can meet their new coach Thursday during the spring meeting of the Hoya football booster club at 7 p.m. in the school theater. Galbraith will discuss his coaching philosophy and his vision for the Hoyas.
Harrison opens the 2012 season Aug. 31 at Woodstock.