CHS Football Coach Dotson Leaving for Erath

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In an announcement to the team Thursday, Coach Doug Dotson shared that he has accepted the Head Football Coach position at Erath High School near Lafayette.  The Vermillion Parish School Board was to meet Thursday evening to confirm the appointment.  He shared that he looks forward to going home to the Lafayette area where his oldest daughter and mother already live.  His daughter Bailey, a senior at CHS is considering attendig ULL.  Coach Dotson looks forward to having all of his family close by as he moves on to coach Erath. 
Coach Dotson shared with Central Speaks, "I value the time I have spent in Central.  It has been a great stay, five good years with many magical moments.  I have made many good friends here, we will just have to get together in Lafayette in the future.  Most of all, I appreciate my players and my coaches.  They all worked hard to achieve the success we have had together."
Central School System Athletic Director Sid Edwards had this to say about Coach Dotson: "Doug has been at Central five years, and that is a long time in the coaching profession.  He has made a positive difference and was a catalyst for much of the success we have had while he was here.  I wish him and his family the best.  Erath will be getting one heck of a football coach."

1 Comment

  1. Mark

    January 19, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    Central’s loss is Erath’s gain. It will be tough to replace Coach Dotson. I was glad to know him, and have enjoyed watching some of the great Central teams he has coached.

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