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Charlotte Christian coach steps down after 16 seasons

Jason Estep won 138 games and eight state championships during his 16-year stint as Charlotte Christian's head coach.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Longtime Charlotte Christian School football coach Jason Estep is stepping down after 16 seasons, the school announced Tuesday. 

Estep will be succeeded by 2008 Charlotte Christian graduate Chris James, who was the team's offensive coordinator. 

In 16 seasons at Charlotte Christian, Estep was 138-42 with 8 NCISAA state championships. The Knights lost to Providence Day in the state championship game last season. 

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"Taught kids to work hard and pointed them to Jesus," Charlotte Christian athletic director Andrew Ross tweeted. "Excited that alum & current OC, Chris James, will be taking over the reins!"

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