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Pete Kempf stepping down as DeKalb Football coach

Pete Kempf is stepping down as head coach of the DeKalb football team, Kempf confirmed to FOX 55 Friday evening.

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 4:44 PM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) - Pete Kempf is stepping down as head coach of the DeKalb football team, Kempf confirmed to FOX 55 Friday evening.

"I am stepping down by choice. A lot has gone in to the decision," Kempf told Sports Director via text message.

Brice Vance of KPC News was the first to report the announcement.

The Barons went 8-3 in 2019, their most wins in a season since 2002. In six seasons at DeKalb, Kempf went 27-33 overall.

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