Claflin University Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Track Coach Resign

Category: More headlines,News |
         Email
Print Friendly

by Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, SC— Claflin University Athletics Director Dr. Jerome Fitch announced Wednesday the resignation of head coaches Scott Monarch and Christopher Woods from the men’s basketball and men’s and women’s track programs, respectively.

Monarch, who was named head men’s basketball coach in May, has accepted a coaching position at the University of North Texas of Denton, Texas. Woods, who coached the men’s and women’s track programs last season, resigned to accept a position at his alma mater, Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss.

“We regret their decision, but we will move forward in a very positive manner,” Fitch said. “Our student-athletes deserve our best and Claflin’s tradition of excellence demands our best, and that is what we will strive for.”

Fitch said Terrence Jenkins will serve as interim head coach of the men’s basketball team. Jenkins has been on the staff as an assistant coach since 2005.

Fitch will assume the daily operation of the men’s and women’s track teams until a new coach has been hired.

Semantic Tags:

Related articles

Stage Set for Showdowns Over Potential Contraction of HBCUs

Veteran Out-of-State Tuition Row Intensifies

Coach Keeling: The Rescuer

Florida A&M names Harris as basketball coach

UNO Coach Williams Resigns After One Season

Louisville Assistant Basketball Coach Menzies to Take Over as Head Coach of New Mexico State

Black Women Coaches Hope to Inspire the Next Generation

Oklahoma to Name Jeff Capel Head basketball Coach

Stanford Names Johnson Head Basketball Coach

Recent Tweets From Diverse

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Close
JOIN THE CONVERSATION!
Join the conversation with our 30,000 social media participants by following us on Twitter @DiverseIssues and like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DiverseJobs as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.