Only two days ago, Ed Dalton believed a policy proposed by the Trinity School Board to ban all administrators from coaching could be the end of his 11 years as the Hillers' football coach.
Following Thursday's school board meeting, the chances Dalton will return as Trinity's football coach in 2010 increased. If he does, it will likely be as a social studies teacher after the board voted not to renew his contract as athletic director.
Dalton’s contract as athletic director ends June 30.
Dalton was hired as Trinity’s athletic director and football coach in March 1999 and his duties began on May 1 of that year. He was given a five-year contract –unusual at the time – for $60,500 as athletic director, $9,500 as football coach and weight lifting coordinator.
Read more on the front page of Friday's Observer-Reporter.