Austin Peay coach stops abruptly after 1 year on project
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay coach Mark Hudspeth has resigned after one season on the job that contained him taking the Governors into some program-record 11 wins and a trip to the FCS quarterfinals.
softball manager Gerald Harrison announced Hudspeth’s resignation Friday. The resignation is effective immediately. Harrison is maintaining the rest of the training team.
Beneath Hudspeth, Austin Peay won its second Ohio Valley Conference championship and made its first postseason appearance. The Governors conquer Sacramento and Furman State before losing to Montana State in the quarterfinals\. He was named this year’s OVC trainer.
Hudspeth said in a statement published by Austin Peay that it was a personal decision and that he needs to spend time with his wife and kids. He says he will go back at the moment to coaching.
“This was not an easy choice, but a very personal one,” Hudspeth said. “I want to take time
Austin Peay is scheduled to begin practice July 31.
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