Central Holmes tags new coach
The Central Holmes Christian School Board of Directors have secured Jonathan Bates to serve as the new head football and baseball coach as well as athletic director for the upcoming school year. Coach Bates brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience at the Junior Varsity and Varsity levels as he previously served as the Head Coach for Junior Varsity football and Varsity Baseball as well as Assistant Varsity football coach during his tenure at Tri-County Academy (1999 - 2010.) Bates is a graduate of Holmes Community College and Mississippi State University respectively with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. While at Holmes, Coach Bates was a member of the HCC Bulldog Baseball team under the direction of Coach Kenny DuPont. At Mississippi State University he worked with the baseball team under legendary former Mississippi State Coach Ron Polk.