SEARCH IS ON FOR TOP DOG: CHS athletic director wanted

Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 03:22 PM.

Candidate must attract attention

The person hired must be able to promote the Bulldog players from all sports in a way that they will receive attention that, if they have the talent, will allow them to earn an athletic scholarship.

Day also stressed the importance of winning.

"You have to have a winning program," he said. "And you have to find that fine line of playing some tough games that will get you ready for your district and then throwing in some games too that will help you out in your winning percentage.

"We are just looking for that guy that is going to come in here and challenge these kids and motivate these kids to be the best they can be and to be the best team they can be."

Day, who was a finalist for the job two years ago when Pettis was hired, said that while he still misses coaching, competing and molding young men on the football field, he has entered a new chapter in his life.

"Right now it's not out of my blood by any means, but I've just got my sights on different things," he said. "That (coaching) is in the past. I was disappointed (not getting the job in 2011).

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