Hastings College (NAIA – NE) has announced a change in their football leadership.

After a decade leading the program, the school has announced that Tony Harper will no longer serve as the head football coach. Harper spent a total of 15 years on the staff.

Harper went 44-58 over the last ten years, and 30-58 in league play. Before taking over the program, he spent five seasons as the defensive coordinator on staff, and prior to that was the head coach at Dakota Wesleyan (NAIA).

“Coach Harper’s leadership taught many about passion, commitment, discipline and a positive professional attitude,” Athletic Director BJ Pumroy shared in the school’s release.

“Ultimately, this decision comes down to success on the field. Hastings College is proud of our Bronco football program but the team is not achieving the level of success on the field that is expected given the resources available. I greatly appreciate the efforts coach Harper made as a leader for the Broncos, and we wish him nothing but success in his future endeavors.”

The school shares that the search for a new head coach is underway and “will move forward quickly.”

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