Jamie Riggs will continue as TRM head coach

Published 5:10 pm Monday, January 25, 2016



Jamie Riggs has rescinded his retirement letter and will continue to coach the T.R. Miller football team.

In a statement issued by Brewton City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Varner:

“Although there were some good candidates who applied, no one matches his reputation, character or success. Coach Riggs is a proven winner, both on and off the field.  He has done a great job over the years of helping Brewton’s boys become men.”

“It would be a travesty to deny our players the mentorship of Jamie Riggs by allowing him to walk away when he clearly possesses everything we are looking for in a head coach,” Varner said.

“No one is better qualified to fill Jamie Riggs’ shoes than himself. He knows what it takes – and he has what it takes – to lead the TR Miller football program to continued success.”

Riggs has been the head coach at T.R. Miller for 27 years. He currently has 305 wins, 293 at TRM.

For more on the story, pick up Wednesday’s edition of The Brewton Standard.