Coaching Staff

Head Coach Gaige Courtney

Gaige Courtney accepted the head coaching job at Crittenden County in the spring of 2021.

A 2009 graduate of Crittenden County High School, Courtney played on the Rockets 2008 football team that advanced to the Class A state semifinals before losing to Beechwood. He went on to play collegiately at Kentucky State University, graduating in 2013 and staying on the staff as a graduate assistant for more than a year. 

From there, Courtney spent a two-year assistant coaching stint at Webster County before returning to Crittenden County in 2017 as linebackers coach. He was promoted to defensive coordinator at CCHS the following season and led a unit ranked among the state’s best for three seasons – 2018, 2019 and 2020. The Rockets were state quarterfinalists and district champion each of those seasons. 

2021 5-7 regional semifinalist
2022 8-5 regional finalist
2023 7-5 regional semifinalist