Search for a new coach: Tom Arth to leave John Carroll University for Chattanooga

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Tom Arth (WJW image)

CLEVELAND, Ohio– The search for a new head football coach will begin at John Carroll University as Tom Arth leaves the program to become the head coach at the University of Chattanooga (FCS).

Arth was named the D3football.com national coach of the year on Friday night after leading the Blue Streaks to their second appearance in the national semifinals.

John Carroll won the 2016 Ohio Athletic Conference championship outright for the first time since 1989 after beating Mount Union in the regular season finale.

Arth spent 4 years at John Carroll; he amassed a 40-8 record including three appearances in the NCAA Division III tournament.

An official announcement is expected sometime Monday after a team meeting.

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