The Gretna Hawks will be in the market for a new coach in the coming
weeks following the resignation of head coach
style="font-weight: bold;">Kevin Saunders who
resigned his post at the school in order to take the same position at
Cross Keys High School in DeKalb County in Georgia.
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hspace="5" vspace="5">Saunders took over the reins of
the Hawks program in 2009 and won 49 games against only 15 losses in
the five subsequent seasons.
"I love this community and the kids here," said Saunders via e-mail.
"But I felt that it was time for me to start worrying about myself
personally. I need to get in a situation to make money and to have more
of an impact on young men."
Prior to his time at Gretna, Saunders served as head coach at William
Campbell, Osbourn, J.J. Kelly, Sequatchi County (TN) and Shelby Valley
(KY) notching a combined 157-80-2 record. He collected a state
championship with the Hawks in 2011, won two region championships at
William Campbell, guided Shelby Valley to three consectuive postseason
appearances including their first ever playoff win and took J.J. Kelly
to three straight postseasons, a first in school history.
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