Former coach named schools director

Jared Felkins • Updated Oct 23, 2013 at 8:04 PM

The winningest coach in Lebanon High School football history is now the new director of operations for Lebanon schools.

Director of Schools Scott Benson announced Tuesday he hired Mark Medley to oversee the district’s transportation, maintenance and facilities, as well as manage, coordinate and monitor all aspects of school bus transportation

Benson said Medley is a longtime educator with experience as a teacher, coach and administrator. He starts work in November in his new position.

“We are excited to have such a competent leader join our district, and I am confident in his ability to provide the leadership and support needed to the staff and families of the Lebanon Special School District,” Benson said.

Medley coached Lebanon High School in football to a 64-19 record from 1987-93. Prior to his stint with the Blue Devils, he began his career at Castle Heights Military Academy in 1978 as a teacher and freshman football coach.

He started in 1979 as a teacher and assistant football coach at Gordonsville High School, eventually becoming head coach and garnering a Class A state championship in 1984 and runner-up in 1983.

After his time at Lebanon High School, Medley returned to Gordonsville High School, where he served as teacher, coach, assistant principal, athletic director, elementary principal and high school principal. The Tigers won a state championship last year with Medley as offensive coordinator.

Medley and his wife, Candice, have three children and two grandchildren.

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