Sutton also has worked at several schools in Alabama, his home state. He was head coach at Ashville in Alabama from 2000 to 2003. Sutton almost became a head coach previously in Georgia, announced as Troup’s new coach in 2015, but changed his mind and returned to Colquitt.
“Coach Sutton has coached and competed at the highest levels and has won state championships,’' Pelham superintendent Floyd Fort said in a release. “Everyone we talked to said he is the glue. He is the nuts and the bolts.’'