After seven years as the man that steered the ship for Lady Cougar Basketball Brad Honeycutt is stepping away from coaching. Honeycutt, the father of two young children with a third on the way, is ready to focus on his family. Honeycutt told The Volunteer Times, “I want to get ahead of this, spend time with my kids before I miss too much.
Honeycutt has spent several very successful years coaching the Lady Cougars. In that time he has sent multiple players to college level. He has also piled up the wins and has advanced deep into the post season. In early 2019 he hit the 100 win mark with the Lady Cougars.
When asked about the future of Lady Cougar Basketball Honeycutt had some encouraging news for his pending successor. “We have a hard working, blue collar group of rising seniors,” said Honeycutt. He went on to state that the talent has always been top notch in his time in the John R.W. Brown Gymnasium.
Honeycutt also thanked the fans. “We travel as a fanbase better than any 3A team I have ever seen in this region,” he stated. He went on to talk about how the home atmosphere was something special. He thanked all of the supports profusely for how good they had been to his team over his seven years here. He also thanked all of the local media for their coverage and support during his time coaching the Lady Cougars.
When asked abut a coaching search CCHS Athletic Director Ryan Browning, who also served as an assistant on Honeycutt’s staff, said that the administration would begin searching for the next Lady Cougar head basketball coach in the very near future.