Jeremy Pendergraft, Lee’s athletic director, and previous football instruct released a declaration Friday saying the hiring of Alec Haston as the brand new educate of the Generals.
Haston, who could be head educate of an excessive faculty application for the first time, has served as an assistant teacher at Cumberland County High School considering that 2013. He teaches physical schooling at the Crossville, Tennessee, school.
Haston did no longer immediately go back telephone calls or messages Friday.
A former all-kingdom lineman at White County High School in Georgia, Haston played at Tennessee in the fall of 2004 before shifting to Tennessee Tech where he earned All-Ohio Valley Conference academic honors in 2006.
Prior to coaching at Cumberland County, Haston turned into an assistant instruct at Soddy-Daisy.
Pendergraft resigned his role as the football coach in March after serving within the position considering the fact that 2016. He guided the Generals to a thirteen-18 report in his three seasons, consisting of a postseason look in 2017.
“There comes a time when you have to take a step returned and take a look at things from a special angle. My passion for Generals soccer has fed on me for plenty, a few years, but it doesn’t surpass my love for my circle of relatives. In that regard, it’s time for my position as a husband and father to devour the overpowering majority of my time,” Pendergraft said upon announcing his resignation.
BASKETBALL SEARCH CONTINUES
Pendergraft stated Friday that the boys’ basketball educates emptiness is close to being crammed.
The function opened whilst Brian Coomer resigned in March after one season as the Generals’ coach. He spent numerous years as an assistant educate with this system.