Powell accepts Westwood AD job

03/28/2013 3:25 PM

03/28/2013 3:32 PM

Jason Powell has resigned as the head boys basketball coach at Richland Northeast to become the new athletics director at Westwood – the newest Richland 2 district school that opened in August.

“I am very excited about the new position, but I know that I will miss the years I spent at RNE,” said Powell. “And, of course, I’m sure I’ll miss coaching, but I can’t say that I will never coach again at some point.”

Powell was a fixture on the RNE hoop scene since arriving as an assistant under new Cavaliers coach Gary Fulmer in 1994. He got his first head job at Spring Valley in 2001-02 before returning to his old home base to replace Fulmer the following season.

Powell’s career record is 199-114.

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