The Legends, meanwhile, named Kevin Coyle as their new coach to replace Childress.

“Coach Childress has stepped away from his role as head trainer The Atlanta Legends,” AAF thoughts of football operations J.K. McKay said in a statement. “We are grateful for his leadership, participation to construction Your Alliance, and also wish him well in his second effort.

“Kevin is a seasoned, confident coach that has built a time-management training résumé over the years and now is prepared to take control of their Legends.”

Coyle coached in the NFL for 17 seasons. The AAF will kickoff its inaugural 10-week regular season schedule on Feb. 9.

“I love this opportunity that The Alliance has given me to work with our 75-players as head trainer and prepare them for the up coming season,” Coyle said in a statement. “I have heard a lot from Brad and am grateful for his support in this journey. I look forward to putting together a team which Atlanta could be pleased to support bring the city a championship.”

ESPN’s Courtney Cronin led to the record.