Timeline of Brad Livingston's career at Central
Brad Livingston's long career as Central York football and boys' volleyball coach ended Friday when the board announced in a statement it would open up those positions.
Here's a look back at his tenure at Central.
1965 — Livingston suffers an injury in his final high school season, forcing him to forgo any aspirations to play college football.
1966 — Livingston graduates from Central York.
1966-1970 — While attending West Chester University, Livingston is encouraged by West Chester officials to serve as a football manager for two seasons.
Fall 1970 — Livingston is hired as a teacher at his alma mater, Central York, and he begins serving as an assistant football coach. It's the first season of what would be 46 consecutive seasons spent on the staff as a football coach.
Spring 1971 — Livingston serves as the ninth-grade volleyball coach for a $50 stipend, starting the first season of what would be 43 seasons spent with the program. (He took two years off for family obligations.)
Fall 1982 — In Livingston's first game as a head football coach, Central defeats West York and head coach Terry Bupp, who was also making his head coaching debut. Of note: Bupp and Livingston would go on to serve nearly a combined 60 years as head coaches.
Fall 1984 — Central York plays for its first District 3 football championship, losing to Hershey, 14-10, in the Class AA final.
Fall 1990 — In a bid to become the first York County school to win a District 3 Class AAA title, Central loses a one-point heartbreaker to Manheim Central.
Spring 2002 — Livingston makes his head coaching debut in boys' volleyball.
2007-2008 — Livingston taught his final school year at Central York before he retired as a teacher.
Spring 2008 — Central boys' volleyball loses in the state championship game.
Spring 2011 — Central York boys' volleyball wins its first state title under Livingston as a head coach.
Fall 2013 — Central defends its YAIAA Division I football title. It marked the 10th and final time a Livingston-coached team won at least a share of a league title.
Spring 2014 — Central York boys' volleyball wins its second state championship under Livingston.
Dec. 18, 2015 — Central York opens the position of head football coach and head boys' volleyball coach, effectively ending Livingston's tenure at the school.
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