Southwind didn’t have to look far to find their next head football coach.
It turns out he’s been around since the school opened its doors in 2007.
Longtime assistant Chris Jones has been promoted to head coach and replaces Rahnmann Slocum who resigned to become an assistant principal over at Douglass High School.
“My vision is simple, build champions for life,” Jones said.
“I look forward to creating a lifetime of memories that our players and student body can look forward to creating a lifetime of memories that our players and student body can look back on and be proud of.”
Slocum led the school to a 34-23 overall record and four Class 5A playoff appearances (2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019) including three straight.
Southwind is coming off a 7-5 season as they beat Kenwood 55-13 in the first round before falling to Dyer County 34-7 last Friday in the second round.
The last three seasons, Southwind has won a playoff game only to get eliminated in the second as the best record Slocum produced as 8-4 in 2017 as the Jaguars have had back to back 7-5 seasons.
Currently there are 11 schools looking for a head coach they are: Dickson County, Fairley, Fayette Academy, First Assembly Christian, Harding Academy, Hickman County, Silverdale, Tipton Rosemark, Volunteer, Whites Creek and York Institute
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