LeCroy leaving Palmetto

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It is official, Palmetto High Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Jody LeCroy is leaving School District One. The Anderson School District One Board of Trustees approved his resignation during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Apr. 29.

Associate Superintendent David Havird said that LeCroy had submitted his letter of resignation last week and that the job opening has been posted on the District’s website.

Havird said the District has already received more than 20 applicants for the position and that District staff and the Board will be interviewing candidates for the position over the next few weeks.

Havird said he expects the District to make an announcement of who will fill the position at the next regular Board meeting in May.

Havird said that LeCroy is taking a teaching position in Anderson School District 3.

LeCroy was Head Football Coach and Athletic Director at Palmetto for seven years and had a 36-40 overall record. During the period he had one winning season, one 5-5 season and five losing seasons.

His conference record in football was 19-20 and Palmetto went 1-5 in playoffs. LeCroy’s only winning season was in 2010 when Palmetto went 9-3.

He also coached Palmetto baseball and the baseball team had some success under his leadership, however he did not coach baseball this spring.

The Journal recently reported that LeCroy had been asked to focus more on spring football and weight room training.