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Meet the "coach"

Anyone going to Clayton to meet the coach tomorrow? Has anyone ever heard of a high school doing this? Will Garner be doing this with coach Leach?

RE: Meet the

No, pretty sure Garner will note doing this - they've already "met" their coach. Besides, Coach Leach will probably have 'em in the weightroom and running some hills getting ready for next year...

RE: Meet the

Agree with you on that Patriot.

RE: Meet the

I've heard of schools doing that. There's a big difference in the two situations where in one you're hiring a coach from outside and in the other you're going with someone in house. As pointed out above, the people in Garner already know Coach Leach.

RE: Meet the

HMMMMMMM????

RE: Meet the

What do you think cantbustem????? Do you think that this is just damage control by the principal?? I have been in this area for about 10 years and have seen a lot of coaches come and go and I have never seen a "Meet the Coach Night" Can anyone confirm if this has ever happened in the area before?

RE: Meet the

waggle. Whatbis your deal. Why do you care so much? They are having a night to introduce the coach to the community and his future players and parents.

How is it damage control?

The people who are in charge selected this man as the coach. Out ofall the people they interviewed, they selected this man.

If I am correct, you don't have a dog in this fight so why don't you just keep your negative and uninformed opinions to yourself.

You ask stupid questions trying to cause trouble.

And they don't need to have one at Garner since the new coach has been on the staff for 20+ years.

RE: Meet the

Waggle, I don't think it is damage control but I do believe it is a feel good thing based on the way the majority of the community feels like the situation was handled. You have a right to voice your opinion regardless of what others may think. It is obvious that someone here is very close to the situation and tends to take things very personal.It is not uncommon to have a meet the coach night but it is usually for a new school or an out of state coach. I do not see a problem with it, in fact, even though my kids won't be there for several years, I may take them over tomorrow night and see for myself what the future might look like. Maybe you should go as well and we can compare notes!

RE: Meet the

Can't, how do you know what the majority of the community thinks. Where do you go in Clayton to gather all this information?

And how was it handled. Coach, retired, job was posted, applicants applied, applicants were interviewed, the person responsible selected who he thought was best for the school.

Please tell me what is wrong with that.

RE: Meet the

For one, I live here in the community. There are several places to gather and eat here in Clayton that you can find out what the pulse of the community is on a variety of topics and lately the new ball coach has been a hot topic. It is still a small town with a LONG MEMORY!I did not say anything was wrong with it. In fact the majority of my posts have been very positive and in the vain of lets give the coach a chance but I am not sure that this is how most around here feel. You are right that he was the choice of those in charge but that does not mean folks will all buy in to that decision. They can think for themselves and I promise that they will be plenty vocal come Friday nights. There are folks that are also taking a wait and see attitude and as I have said before best of luck to the new coach. WHHHOOOOOO! Love the call sign.

RE: Meet the

@cant. Yes I do agree that there is one person on here that must be "in bed" with the coach. I am going to give the new coach a shot and we will see what he does. My comment was just to see why this was taking place as I have never seen it before. I also think its about making people feel good about the future and forgetting the past. I may be there tomorrow so that we can do that note comparison tomorrow night. Thanks for your insite cantbustem.

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