Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Lady Trojan Coach Parker McCalister Resigns Position

mccalister retiringWEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/13) - Webster County High School is in search of new girls’ basketball coach after head coach Parker McCalister resigned the position Monday morning.

The Madisonville native stated that the time spent away from his family was the main reason for his resignation. “I’ve been contemplating this (resignation) for a month or so and 100 percent the reason for me to leave is so I can spend more time with my family,” McCalister. “I have a two-year-old son and I miss seeing him during the season. Plus, my wife will be going to nursing school and it's my turn to support her and back her in her career choice. She was the main person who pushed me to take a head coaching job but now I want to support her.”

He guided the Lady Trojans to a 23-6 record last season, the most wins in 15 years, along with a All ‘A’ Classic Regional title in his first year at WCHS. He was also named Second Region ‘Coach of the Year’ in his first year as a head coach. Four of the losses came against top-ranked teams including three against fifth-ranked Henderson County and another at the hands of #15 Newport Catholic in the All ‘A’ State Tournament.

McCalister stated that he met with the Lady Trojans Monday morning to inform them of his decision. He also emphasized that leaving was a very tough decision.

“They’re great kids and I hate leaving a good program, but this is about my wife and my son, they definitely come first in my life. I hate that it is a ‘one-and-done’ type situation but I knew when I took the job last year that I would re-evaluate my situation at the end of each season,” McCalister stated. “Right now I just don’t want to spend all the time away from my family.”

WCHS Athletic Director Matt Bell said that an immediate search to fill the position has begun.

“I’m proud of the kids and certainly what we accomplished and I wish them all the best next year,” McCalister concluded.

Charlie Hust
Journal Enterprise
Photos provided by Charlie Hust

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
button coupons
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
button classifieds
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

December 16, 2014 10362

Coal Miner Fatally Injured in Underground Mining…

in Top News For All Sites by Dick Brown
December 14, 2014 8969

Muhlenberg Pays Homage to U.S. Armed Forces

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 17, 2014 7308

Elderly Couple Found Shot to Death in Muhlenberg

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 17, 2014 6664

Three Men Charged with Burglary

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 15, 2014 5003

Hopkins County Woman Charged Second Time in Two…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 15, 2014 4433

Woman Leads Police on High-Speed Chase in Stolen…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police
December 18, 2014 3988

Cat Scratching over Dog Ownership Escalates

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
December 19, 2014 3964

Dawson Springs Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Detective Sean McCance
December 19, 2014 3721

Armstrong Mine to Layoff 39 by End of Day

in Top News For All Sites by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
December 16, 2014 3620

Highway Crews Pre-Treating Roadways for Potential…

in Hopkins News by Keith Todd

Stories Trending Today

December 19, 2014 3964

Dawson Springs Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Detective Sean McCance
December 19, 2014 3721

Armstrong Mine to Layoff 39 by End of Day

in Top News For All Sites by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
December 19, 2014 3614

Woman Flown to St. Mary's after Two-Car Collision

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 19, 2014 3092

Vehicle Explodes into Flames on Pride Avenue

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
December 19, 2014 2865

Vehicle Fire Causes Traffic Back-Up on Pennyrile

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 19, 2014 1627

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 19, 2014 1480

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Dec. 19, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
December 19, 2014 1348

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Sheila Hopper
December 19, 2014 1233

KSP Post 2 Trooper Honored for DUI Enforcement…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper S. C. Recke
December 19, 2014 1096

Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force Obtains Multiple…

in Local (Hopkinsville) Top News by Lori Blakeley

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss