Rahnmann Slocum felt like it was time.
But resigning from your alma mater made it even more difficult.
So it was with a heavy heart that Slocum has resigned from his alma mater Fairley after 15 years as head coach and 17 total years at the school.
"It was a very tough decision but one I felt was right," Slocum said. "Fairley has been named a charter school for next year and I don't want to be a part of that."
Fairley is the only school that Slocum has coached at as he served the the Defensive Coordinator in 1997 and 1998 before taking over as head coach in 1999.
During his tenure as head coach of the Bulldogs, he complied a 91-76 overall record and the school made the playoffs 12 times under his guidance.
This year's team made the Class 3A playoffs only to be beat by Lewis County.
The best team that Slocum was able to field at Fairley was the 2006 team that went 10-3 and lost to Henry County in the Quarterfinals of the 4A playoffs.
"God has the ultimate plan for everyone so I'm excited about what he has in store for me and my family," Slocum said. "I still want to coach and teach kids."
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