Southern Lee Football Coach Ken Neal announced on Monday that he would be resigning from his coaching responsibilities effective immediately, according to a statement provided by Principal Molly Poston. Read the full statement below:

“Coach Neal initially joined the Cavalier staff in January of 2011 as a physical education teacher and defensive coordinator. Coach Neal left Sanford to coach at West Montgomery High School from 2012 to 2017 before returning to Southern Lee as a school counselor and head football coach.”

“In his career at Southern Lee, Coach Neal amassed an overall record of 18-14 during his 3 years as head coach. Additionally, the Cavaliers finished among the top three teams in the conference with state playoff appearances in the 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons.”

“Southern Lee High School thanks Coach Neal for his dedicated service both on and off the field. Coach Neal will continue to serve as a school counselor at Southern Lee.”

“The selection process for a new head football coach will begin immediately.”