D.H. Conley To Hire Paschal As New Football Coach

D.H. Conley High School officials have announced a 4pm press conference for Monday March 22 to introduce the school's new head football coach.

WITN has learned that Roanoke High School and former Washington High School head football coach Brian Paschal will take over the job vacated by Ken Whitehurst follwoing the 2009 season.

Paschal has 14 years of head coaching experience in eastern North Carolina having coached the last six years at Roanoke High School and eight years before that at Washington High School. He is currently second on the All-Time wins list at Washington High School behind legendary head coach J.G. "Choppy" Wagner.

Prior to taking over the head coaching job at Washington, Paschal was the offensive coordinator under Harold Robinson at Williamston High School where the two won a state title in 1995.

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  • by Conley parent Location: Greenville on Mar 27, 2010 at 06:06 AM
    I've talked to a lot kids who have come out this past week to work with Coach Paschal. They love him already and say he's doing a great job. As for my family, we are looking forward to an exciting fall with Conley football.
  • by Supporter Location: Greenville on Mar 25, 2010 at 01:08 AM
    Coach Paschal did a wonderful job at Roanoke. I am a graduate of Roanoke High School and I attended some of the football games home and away and he did a great job coaching those kids. I wish the basketball team at Roanoke girls and boys had a dedicated coach who actually knows how to coach. Good luck to coach Paschal and I know he will do a fine job at Conley.
  • by Redskin Fan Location: GPoint on Mar 23, 2010 at 10:12 AM
    Good luck to you Coach! I'm going to miss you. I know you will do a terrific job at Conley, just as you have at Roanoke. Hope our next coach will have as much dedication as you have had. God Bless!
  • by Supportive Location: pitt county on Mar 23, 2010 at 01:09 AM
    Congrats to Coach Paschal, good luck to him and his staff. To all those who are upset over those who were NOT chosen, sometimes its better to pull from outside, it can allow for things to be viewed in a different light. I'm sure that the most overall qualified applicant was hired.
  • by Conley parent Location: Greenville on Mar 22, 2010 at 06:42 PM
    Conley should be glad to get a coach of the calibar of Coach Paschal. Conley's athletes deserve the best and it looks like someone worked hard to get it for them.
  • by supporter on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:43 PM
    congrats to coach paschal!!!! you will be such a great mentor and role model for the kids. And a great coach as well!!! best of luck to you in the future!!
  • by To Question on Mar 21, 2010 at 03:10 PM
    They are probably creating a teaching position for this new coach. So that means a teacher who is currently on staff will lose his/her job.
  • by Question Location: Greenville on Mar 21, 2010 at 06:50 AM
    How many teachers are announced in a press conference when hired? Aren't you hired as teacher first, coach second?
  • by Anonymous on Mar 20, 2010 at 07:27 PM
    Maybe they will let Sameion be a helper.
  • by Shocked Location: Greenville on Mar 20, 2010 at 05:44 PM
    Totally shocked, I can't believe Samein Jones was not hired for this position. What an awesome role model he is for male students at DHC. I totaly agree with wondering..........
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