//comScore:

Gulf hires former Freedom coach Travis Priddy

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

HomeTeam Hot Shots
Vote for the top male and female athletes from the bay area
Haydyn Gibson, golf, Osceola
Ariana Mosley, volleyball, Tampa Prep
Samantha Schlesman, volleyball, Seminole
Sarah Sprauge, volleyball, Sunlake
Kara Wilkins, swimming, Sunlake
Ashley Zagers, golf, Cambridge Christian
Bruce Anderson, football, Newsome
Christopher Faddoul, football, Wiregrass Ranch
Josh Joy, football, Keswick Christian
Todd Sims, football, Spoto
Zach Weaver, cross country, Pasco
Louis Zervos, football, Tarpon Springs
 

Facebook

 
 

Fri. August 3, 2012 | Matt Baker | Email

Gulf has hired former Freedom coach Travis Priddy as its next boys basketball coach, athletic director Travis DeWalt announced Friday afternoon.

When Priddy resigned in October, he said he wanted to spend more time with his family and his young son – but he told the Times in a text message that he “will be back soon.”

He replaces Jeffrey Shank, who was dismissed after a district investigation found that he sent inappropriate text messages to a female student.

Priddy knows Tampa Bay basketball well. He led the Patriots to a 22-24 record during his tenure. He previously coached at Nature Coast from 2004-07 and took his Savannah, Ga. team to two state tournament appearances.

The Buccaneers finished 10-14 last season.

Gulf also hired Jeffrey Graham as its competitive cheerleading coach, DeWalt said.

Teams in post

Comments

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours
Loading...