Marianna Principal Leading Search for New Football Coach

Marianna, FL---The folks at Marianna continue their search for a new head football coach.

The person leading that search is Marianna principal Sarieta Russ, and she tells Newschannel 7 Sports she is still taking applications at this point.

Mrs. Russ says though, she's already reviewing carefully those application that have arrived, and she's begun narrowing them down for interviews to be conducted in the near future.

She says with the holiday break starting after Friday, well no interviews will take place until January.

The principal adding she's in no particular hurry to fill the position, she's more concerned with taking her time to find the best match for the program, the school and especially the players. Though she did say the entire process could be completed by mid-January.

Marianna looking to replace coach Tim Cokely who took the Leon job after one season, the Dog's 8-2 last season but missed the playoffs.