Two prominent coaches resigned their positions on Wednesday.
At South Kitsap, football coach D.J. Sigurdson stepped down after 15 seasons guiding the Wolves, Nathan Joyce of the Kitsap Sun reported. Sigurdson will become vice principal at South Kitsap.
And at Auburn Riverside, Terry Johnson is no longer coach of the girls basketball team. Johnson had been with the Ravens for three seasons.
Auburn Riverside athletic director Doug Aubert sent media this press release on Johnson’s resignation:
Terry Johnson Steps Down as Auburn Riverside Head Girls Basketball Coach
Perennial SPSL power begins search for new coach
AUBURN, Wash. (April 11, 2012) – After a very successful three year run Terry
Johnson has decided to step down as Auburn Riverside’s head girls basketball coach.
The athletic department at Auburn Riverside will begin the search for a new coach
Highlights of Coach Johnson’s three years as head coach include; two SPSL division
titles, one WCD title and an undefeated season resulting in a state title. The Ravens
overall record during his tenure is 69 wins and 11 losses. This year Auburn Riverside
was knocked out of the district tournament by the eventual state champions. Coach
Johnson was named the SPSL North Division Coach of the Year in 2009. Recently, the
Ravens have graduated a number of players who have gone on to play basketball at the
collegiate level, many in Division 1.
“Terry Johnson has had a great impact on our athletes and been valuable piece of our
athletic program. He will be sorely missed by all of us who have had a chance to work
with him,” ARHS Athletic Director Doug Aubert said. Johnson will remain as a teacher
at the school.
The position is open. All applicants are asked to contact ARHS Athletic Director Doug