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GMC announces new hires for 2018-2019

Greer Middle College Charter High School announced on Thursday that they have hired both an athletic director and a head boys' basketball coach for the 2018-2019 school year.

Kelley Bailey, who currently teaches at GMC, will be taking over as athletic director.

“We are happy to have Coach Bailey lead our athletic department starting in the 18-19 school year," said principal Jimmy Armstrong. "She has been a great asset in facilitating our student government association and she will provide those same efforts in our athletic department."

The new head boys' basketball coach will be Jamar Armstrong. Armstrong was the assistant varsity basketball coach at Greenville High School and the head 9th grade boys' basketball coach. He is currently the Title I Intervention Specialist at Cherrydale Elementary School.

"We are lucky to have this caliber of a person to coach our young men at GMC," said acting GMC Athletic Director, James Dillard. "Coach Armstrong will make our boys’ basketball program better and competitive moving forward.”

Read the full release below:

We are excited to announce our athletic director and head boys’ basketball coach at Greer Middle College Charter High School for the 2018-2019 school year.

Mrs. Kelley Bailey will be our athletic director for the 2018-2019 school year. Coach Bailey has coached at GMC and Greer High School and brings an organizational expertise to our athletic department.

According to principal Jimmy Armstrong, “We are happy to have Coach Bailey lead our athletic department starting in the 18-19 school year. She has been a great asset in facilitating our student government association and she will provide those same efforts in our athletic department.”

The new head boys’ basketball coach at GMC will be Jamar Armstrong. Coach Armstrong was the assistant varsity boys’ basketball coach at Greenville High School and the head 9th grade boys’ basketball coach. Greenville finished the 17-18 season as region champions with a 21-3 record. The 9th grade boys’ team finished undefeated at 18-0.

On Coach Armstrong, Greenville head coach Mike Anderson had this to say, “We are very proud and thankful for the work Coach Armstrong has put in with our school, basketball program, and community. We hate to lose him but he is ready to lead his own program, and has been a big part of our success. We wish him nothing but the best and look forward to following him as he works to turn around the GMC program.”

Acting GMC Athletic Director, James Dillard, said, “We are lucky to have this caliber of a person to coach our young men at GMC. Coach Armstrong will make our boys’ basketball program better and competitive moving forward.”

Coach Bailey will continue in her capacity as GMC’s college seminar instructor. Coach Armstrong will continue in his capacity as Title I Intervention Specialist at Cherrydale Elementary School.

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