WATERVILLE — Colby College head football coach Jonathan Michaeles resigned over the weekend, ending a six-year run as the head coach.

Colby announced the move with a post on its Colby College Athletics Facebook page.

“It has been a great honor to serve as Colby’s head football coach,” Michaeles said in the post. “I am proud of the impact our team was able to have in the Colby and Waterville communities.”

Prior to becoming head coach, Michaeles was an assistant coach on the Colby football staff for eight seasons.

This past fall, Colby went 1-8, beating rival Bowdoin in the final game of the season. In six seasons, Michaeles had a record of 14-35. His best mark was 4-4, in 2013. Colby’s last outright win of the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin series came in 2005. In 2013, Michaeles’ second season as head coach, the Mules finished in a three-way tie for the CBB title.

Michaeles’ teams had mixed success against Colby’s biggest rivals. Against Bowdoin, Michaeles was 4-2. Against Bates, he was 1-5.

A request for comment from Michaeles and athletic director Jacob Olkkola made to Colby director of communications Kate Carlisle was not returned.

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