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Fontenette named new varsity football coach


May 6, 2024


Gates Chili is proud to welcome Andre Fontenette as the new varsity football coach!


Fontenette's leadership comes just months ahead of the retirement of longtime teacher and high school football coach Jason Benham.


Fontenette is a graduate of Churchville-Chili High School and played college football at Syracuse University. He has coached football at the high school and collegiate level, including at SUNY Brockport, Wagner College, University of Maine, Campbell University and McQuaid Jesuit High School.


Outside of football, Fontenette works as a mitigation specialist with the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office.