Sunday night assistant head coach Ernie Cooke was named the new head coach as he replaces Daren Coats.
Coach Cooke is excited about the opportunity of being the Nighthawks new head football coach.
"It's a great honor. The organization, my players, my staff, it has been wonderful. The sky's the limit for this team. And it is wonderful we are here in Wichita Falls," said Cooke.
The Nighthawks will compete in a new league next season.
That league is the Gridiron Developmental Football League.
The season starts in May.
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