Report: Watts steps down at St. Stephens
by Staff Reports
St. Stephens baseball coach Chip Watts stepped down from the program to become an assistant principal at a middle school.
Watts, who was at St. Stephens for five years as the Indians' head baseball coach, will be the assistant principal at Mill Creek Middle School, according to the Hickory Daily Record. He has been working toward a Master's degree in administration from Gardner-Webb Uniersity.
Watts, 33, is a St. Stephens alum. The Indians were 12-11 this season and finished in a tie with Fred T. Foard and Hibriten in the Northwestern Conference. He finishes his tenure at St. Stephens with an overall record of 49-69.
The Indians made the state playoffs in Watts' final four seasons, but were eliminated in the first round each year.
Freedom girls' basketball coach Amber Fox was named to be the new volleyball coach at the school, according to a Daily Record report.
Fox has been the coach of the girls' basketball team for the past nine seasons.
Robert Scott will also take over the girls' golf program. He has been an assistant coach on the Freedom baseball team.
Both Fox and Scott are Freedom graduates.