Ward steps down at Twin Valley to focus on health | Sports News2 min read
Twin Valley Substantial School’s soccer team is scheduled to open the season on Sept. 2 at Montcalm (West Virginia) and the Panthers will have a new head coach leading the way.
Jeremy Ward has stepped down as the gridiron manager at Twin Valley immediately after 4 seasons on the career.
“I’ve been working with a own health difficulty and I required to action away to aim on it and get healed up,” Ward stated. “The timing is not great for anybody, but I imagined I would be completely ready to go and was not.”
Assistant coaches Marcus Stiltner and Matthew Baldwin are at this time leading the Panthers by means of exercise. Athletic director Brian Moore stated that a new head mentor ought to be named in the following couple times.
The Twin Valley group was hit tricky by flooding final month and the workforce commenced practice on Monday. Moore stated he has been explained to the team’s roster jobs to quantity between 18 and 21 gamers when the season starts.
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A former star at Grundy Superior College who played collegiately at Virginia Military Institute, the 40-12 months-aged Ward went 17-20 in his 4 seasons top the Panthers. He had previously been the head mentor at Grundy.
Twin Valley earned a share of the Black Diamond District championship final year and dropped a 35-12 selection to Patrick Henry in the 1st spherical of the VHSL Location 1D playoffs. Individuals achievements arrived courtesy of a team comprised of 16 gamers.
“Being section of a district title there was an unbelievable practical experience,” Ward claimed. “Dealing with very low quantities every single year and possessing such a compact roster very last yr, manufactured it even much more special to see those youthful adult males attain so a lot.”
Ward admitted the selection to action down was tough.
“Twin Valley is a unique spot,” Ward claimed. “I would like this year’s team all the luck. I will be around to help them as considerably as I can.”
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