EKU hosted a press conference today presenting the new Head Coach for the football team Walt Wells.
Wells was an assistant under the legendary EKU Coach Roy Kidd from 1997-2002. Interim Director of Athletics Mark Sandy announced the hiring of Wells as the 15th Head Coach in program history on Monday.
The veteran coach brings 25 years of college coaching experience to the sidelines as both an offensive line coach and coordinator. Wells has also spent time at Cumberland University, Western Kentucky, South Florida and New Mexico state.
The Colonels will open the season on September 5th at home vs Western Carolina.