Bruce Hardin

Bruce Hardin has been a very successful football coach at both the high school and collegiate level. A graduate of Chase High School who earned his undergraduate degree at Appalachian State, Hardin’s teams have earned two state football titles and three runner-up finishes in 27 years as a high school head coach. Most recently he has been the head coach at Marvin Ridge High School, but he has also served as Charlotte Providence (2001-03), Kannapolis A.L. Brown (1989-2000). West Charlotte (1980-89) and Charlotte Harding (1977-80), after serving as an assistant coach at Charlotte Olympic for 10 years. He also served as an assistant coach at The Citadel and at the United States Military Academy, the latter from 2003-07). Bruce served as head coach in both the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West game and the Shrine Bowl. He also was recognized by the NCHSAA with both coach of the year and athletic director of the year awards at various times.