Blackman Defensive Coordinator David Watson has been named interim head coach for the Blaze. He replaces Philip Shadowens, who resigned as the head coach. Watson, the first ever head coach at Siegel in the school's first seven-years, has been at Blackman since 2010. He was also on staff at Blackman, serving under the school's first head coach David Alsup. Watson, a Middle Tennessee Blue Raider alumni, will serve in the position while Blackman conducts a search for their head coach.