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|Abingdon A-D Whiteman, Football Coach Larson Resign
|POSTED 4:02 a-m 11/12/09 The Abingdon School District's athletic director and head football coach have resigned from their positions.
The District 217 School Board, behind closed doors Wednesday night, accepted the resignations of Toby Whiteman and Dennis Larson.
Whiteman had been the district's athletic director since 2001 and was also an assistant football coach. He stepped down from that post as well.
Larson just finished his 15th season coaching Abingdon's football team which finished the season with a 3-6 record.
Abingdon superintendent Tami Roskamp wouldn't discuss the reason for Whiteman's resignation.
The board in closed session hired Joe Nichols and Eric Burdette as co-athletic directors for the remainder of the 2009-10 school year.
Nichols is Abingdon High School's head baseball coach.