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Parish coaching staffs remain relatively stable


Russell Hedges



There are few major changes in coaching staffs at Bossier Parish high schools for the 2013-14 school year.

Here is a look at the changes at each school.

Airline: The two biggest changes are boys and girls soccer.

Mike Aguilar replaces Jim Jacobe as head girls soccer coach, and Samuel “Kiko” Portales replaces Sarah Yarina as head boys coach.

Aguilar and Portales formerly coached at LSUS, which ended its soccer program.

Michael Manno is the freshmen football coach.

Emily Douglas takes over as head tennis coach. Regina Salvatore is the head swimming coach and will be a softball assistant.

Salvatore is a former Centenary softball player.

Benton: In the biggest change in a major sport, Reynolds Moore takes over as head football coach.

Lyndzee McConathy is an assistant girls basketball and cross country coach.

McConathy was an assistant girls basketball and head girls track coach at Bossier last year.

Bossier: Charles Chatman is an assistant football coach.

Meghan Williams has replaced McConathy as assistant girls basketball and head track coach.

Sharon Hahn has been added as a girls soccer assistant. Marco Reyes is an assistant bowling coach.

Haughton: The biggest change is softball. Hal Harlan has stepped down and been replaced by former assistant Leigh Anne Shanks.

Shanks will also serve as the head volleyball coach. Haughton principal Gene Couvillion said Haughton will compete on the junior varsity level only this season.

Harlan remains at Haughton as an assistant football and baseball coach.

Shane Simms, an longtime assistant boys basketball and head girls track coach, has retired. Sid Haley has replaced him as head girls track coach.

Newcomer Justin Ginn is an assistant boys basketball and baseball coach.

Louisiana New Tech at Plain Dealing: New Tech has added former Minden head football coach Randy Peters.

He is the offensive line coach and will be an assistant baseball coach.

L’darian Amos, a former head basketball coach at Haynesville, is an assistant football and basketball coach.

Janie Johnston has stepped down as head softball coach. Her replacement has not been named, head football coach and athletic director Coy Brotherton said.

Parkway: Parkway principal Dr. Nichole Bourgeois reports no changes in her coaching staff.









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