Bryan Rudder coach Greg Morgan announces retirement

Bryan Rudder coach Greg Morgan has announced his retirement from coaching after 22 seasons as a head coach. Morgan has stops at Shepherd, Madisonville and Bryan Rudder and began his head coaching run with the Shepherd Pirates from 1996 until 1999.

At Shepherd, he compiled a record of 19-22 in four seasons with one playoff appearance. After leading the Pirates to post-season, Madisonville came calling on a replacement for Jim Ledford. For the 2000 season, Ledford would move on to Richardson Berkner, where he would remain in place to this day, 19 years later. Morgan would remain in place at Madisonville for the next 16 years. 

While at Madisonville, Morgan would lead the Mustangs to 10 trips into the post-season with eight of those 16 seasons guiding the Mustangs to a .500 record or better. While Madisonville has never been an easy place to win, Morgan made made the most of it and he earned the trust and respect of the community.

His successor at Madisonville, would be the legendary Mart coach Rusty Nail, who went 19-15 in the three years after, including an 11-2 season in 2017 before stepping down to take Madisonville’s full time athletic director role at the end of the 2018 season. 

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