KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) - The East Kentwood High School football coach has resigned so he can "step back and regroup."
Greg Hudkins was on the Falcons' sideline for four seasons.
School officials announced assistant coach Jeremy Gasper would step in as Interim head coach until a full search could be conducted.
"This is a great team and I have been fortunate to have a strong coaching staff," Hudkins said in a news release. "While I have enjoyed my time as head coach, after starting practice this past week, it became clear to me that I needed to step back and regroup. Right now, I look forward to concentrating on my teaching, my family, and the start of the school year."
Gasper has been with the team for the past three years serving as assistant head coach and overseeing the team's defense. Prior to coming to East Kentwood, he taught and coached at Newaygo Public Schools.
"East Kentwood has always had a tradition of strong coaching staffs," said East Kentwood Principal John Keenoy. "Coach Gasper is ready to work with the team and the coaching staff has been well prepared for another great year."
During the transition if parents have questions they can contact Gasper at 616.698.6700 ext. 42802 or Keenoy at 616.698.6700 ext. 42200.
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