In an evening where the successes of the Mathews High School winter sports teams were on display, some big changes were announced in the school’s athletic program.
During Tuesday night’s Mathews County School Board meeting in the MHS media center, which began with a recap of the recently concluded basketball and wrestling programs, two major announcements were made.
Paul White, who has served as athletic director for the past seven years, will be stepping down on March 28 to accept the job of head football coach at The Apprentice School. And Blue Devil wrestling coach Tom Holaday, who guided that program for the past 15 seasons, also announced his retirement.
MHS baseball coach Derek Kibler, who previously served as assistant athletic director, will be stepping up to the position of athletic director for the remainder of the school year. Al Thomas, who teaches government at MHS, was appointed assistant AD for the remainder of the year.
White first came to Mathews in 200...
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