Men's basketball coach resigns


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (July 9, 2014) — Today, Tuskegee University accepted the resignation of Leon Douglas, head men’s basketball coach. Douglas has served in this position since 2006. He ends his career at Tuskegee with a 118-114 record.

The university offered Coach Douglas a compensation package that would have made him the highest paid basketball coach in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) in recognition of his successful championship season.

“I appreciate Coach Douglas’ commitment to Tuskegee basketball. We had a very successful season and I wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors,” said athletic director, Curtis Campbell.

The university will immediately begin a search to find his replacement.

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