Bryan Nixon retires from coaching football at Liberty High School

Liberty High School announced that it has started the search to replace Nixon and keep the program among the best in the state.

Bakersfield Liberty High School football coach Bryan Nixon is retiring after 11 years leading the team. 

His retirement caps a 31-year career coaching football. 


The big picture: Along with coaching at Liberty, Nixon also coached Centennial High School in Bakersfield. 

  • He won eight league titles, three Valley Championships and a CIF State Championship last year with Liberty. 
  • Nixon’s overall record wraps up at 101-30. 

What they’re saying: “I want to thank Coach Nixon who has taken our program to new heights while focused on developing student athletes,” said Liberty Principal Kenny Seals in a statement. 

  • “We will waste no time to find a new coach with the passion and character to continue to make Liberty one of the top football programs in California.” 
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