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Athens Head Coach leaving

By: Coleman Swierc - email

Athens, Tx (KLTV) - KLTV Sports has confirmed that Athens Hornets head football coach Jim Wommack is leaving Athens.

Wommack confirmed with KLTV that his move was "a personal decision," and that it "was in the best interest for his family."

Wommack will be leaving Athens for a coaching job at San Angelo Lakeview High School.

Wommack said of leaving Athens, "I have had nothing but a great time here in Athens, it has been great for me and my family, but for the first time in 15 years of coaching, I am making a career move as a father and a husband."

The search for Wommack's replacement will begin immediately.

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