Pulaski County High School head football coach Stephen James has resigned.
According to School Board Chairman Timmy Hurst, James announced his intentions during a meeting with School Superintendent Dr. Kevin Siers Thursday afternoon.
According to Hurst, James said he is leaving Pulaski County to take a teaching position at George Wythe High School. James is a graduate of GWHS and attended Emory & Henry.
He also expressed desire to spend more time with his family. James’ wife is Assistant Superintendent of Wythe County Schools.
James came to Pulaski County in 2014 following a successful stint at Fort Chiswell High School. His final year coaching the Pioneers he led the team to the state semi-finals.
At Pulaski County, James finished with a 43-20 record. His final season, the Cougars went 9-3, losing in the second week of the VHSL Playoffs in Lynchburg to E.C. Glass, 27-10. It was the second straight season the Cougars had reached the 12-game mark of the season.
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