W.S. Neal looking for new football coach
Kevin Jordan has resigned as head football coach and athletic director at W.S. Neal High School after an 0-10 season with the Eagles.
“I have enjoyed having the opportunity to coach these kids,” Jordan said Monday. “It was a great group of kids. I love them very much. That will never change. I obviously regret that we did not win more football games, but I regret that for the kids. I wanted them to be successful and I wanted them to enjoy the fruits of winning. Those kids worked hard. I wanted them to come off that field with victory.”
Jordan will remain a teacher at the school but said he will look at other opportunities in the future.
Principal Patty Frazier said the school has no immediate plans to replace Jordan but will proceed with a search soon.
“We feel like it is time to move the athletic program in a new direction,” Frazier said.
Frazier praised Jordan for his hard work with the program.
“He’s done a wonderful job,” she said. “There are a lot of positive things he’s done that I was very pleased with.”
Jordan, who was an assistant coach since coming to the school in late spring 2006, was named head coach in 2009, after Blaine Hathcock took a coaching job at another school. The Eagles were 2-8 in Jordan’s first year as head coach.