Donnie Sosby has been coaching basketball for 22 years, and it was starting to take a toll.
“I can’t do at 57 what I could do at 35,” said Sosby on Monday after he resigned as Ben Logan’s girls basketball coach. “The running back and forth was becoming tough. Working third shift and sometimes going 36 hours without sleep was something I just couldn’t do anymore. Also, my wife is retiring and I have 10 grandkids that I want to spend more time with. It is just time for me to slow down.”
Sosby served as the Raiders’ head coach for the last 13 seasons.
Before that he spent five seasons as the junior varsity coach at Ben Logan. Prior to coaching at Ben Logan, he was a reserve coach at Ridgemont for four years.
“It’s like I tell my players, life changes” said Sosby. “It’s just the right time to move on. Coaching has been such a big part of my life and I really never thought this day would come. But God has blessed me with the opportunity to do this for a long time and now I am at a point in my life that I need to focus on other things.”
Read complete story in Tuesday's Examiner.
CLICK HERE to subscribe today!
WEB EDITION STARTING AT $9.50 FOR 5 WEEKS!