|Powell leaving FCS|
|Friday, June 11, 2010|
JODY ATWOOD TO COACH SOFTBALL
LEBANON -- Erica Powell has resigned her post as softball coach at Friendship Christian School following a successful four-year run.
A graduate 1996 graduate of FCS, Powell, 32, rang up a record of 119-56 and took her Lady Commanders to the Class A state tournament all four seasons.
Baseball and football assistant coach Jody Atwood has been named as Powell's replacement.
A graduate of Lebanon High, Atwood, 33, pitched for Cumberland University 1996-1999. In 2000, he served as a graduate assistant under the guidance of Coach Woody Hunt.
Coach Atwood worked at Wilson Central High from 2001-2006. He came to FCS in 2007, working with football and baseball. He will continue his football responsibilities in the fall.
FCS has hired former Riverdale High and East Tennessee State softball standout Darci Gilbert as an assistant coach and teacher in the elementary school.