By Hartsville Vidette Staff Reporter

Trousdale County Director of Schools Clint Satterfield named current TCHS assistant Jared Hawkins as the new head girls’ basketball coach early Wednesday, May 16.

Jared Hawkins

Prior to being named head coach, Hawkins served as the assistant high school boys’ coach and head middle school boys’ coach during the 2017-18 season. Coach Hawkins also served as the middle school softball assistant during the spring.

Prior to coming to Trousdale County, Coach Hawkins was the head boys’ coach at Dade County (Ga.) High during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, where his teams compiled an overall 25-31 record. His 2016-17 team reached the Georgia State Tournament. He was an assistant coach at University of North Georgia for one year and was a graduate assistant coach at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga prior to his first coaching job.

“We like everything about Coach Hawkins, from his classroom instruction to his basketball expertise. I am confident that Coach Hawkins will be a great asset to our girls and will develop our young ladies to their full potential,” Satterfield said in a press statement.

Coach Hawkins assumes duties immediately where the team will conduct try-outs on Friday, May 18, at 1 p.m. at Jim Satterfield Middle School. Coach Hawkins can be contacted at jaredhawkins@tcschools.org.