From Staff Reports
Providence Day School’s Athletic Director, Barbara Fricke, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Hardin as Head Coach of the Varsity Football Team.
Bruce has a distinguished career including 27 years of Head Coaching experience with an Overall Record of 287-94. His teams have won 2 State Championships, 3 State Runner-ups, 24 State Playoff Appearances and 17 Conference Championships. He has been Head Football Coach at Marvin Ridge, Providence, A.L. Brown, West Charlotte, and Harding High Schools. In addition Coach Hardin has served as an Assistant Coach at The United States Military Academy and The Citadel.
Bruce earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Appalachian State University and his M.Ed. from the University of North Carolina. Throughout his career he has also served as Athletic Director and faculty member in the Department of Physical Education. He has been selected as Coach of the Year by Union County (2007) and NCHSAA (1997). NCHSAA also honored him as Athletic Director of the Year in 1999. He has served as Head Coach of the East-West All Star Game and the Carolinas’ Shrine Bowl Game.
“I am anxious to join the Providence Day School community and am looking forward to working with the students, faculty, and parents.” said Coach Hardin after being named head coach. “
“I am excited about the football program's future under Coach Hardin,” said Barbara Fricke, Athletic Director. “He is an outstanding teacher/coach and will bring experience and excitement to Providence Day School.”
Founded in 1970, Providence Day School is an independent, coeducational, Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through Grade 12 college preparatory school. Recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education in 2003, Providence Day School exists to inspire in its students a passion for learning, a commitment to personal integrity and a sense of social responsibility.
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
From Staff Reports