Doug Smith Introduced as Appomattox Raiders Head Coach
Appomattox County - Appomattox County introduced its new head football coach Friday afternoon.
He's Doug Smith, who served as head coach at Heritage the last three seasons, guiding the Pioneers to the playoffs the last two seasons.
Smith has strong ties to Appomattox, his wife is an Appomattox graduate, his in-laws live there and he and his family have attended church there for more than 25 years. Smith is also bringing some of his Heritage assistants with him to help guide the Raiders.
Doug Smith, Appomattox County football coach, said "We're actually bringing a number of coaches with us but we're also looking at coaches here that are currently at Appomattox. We'll actually been in the interview process this next week so we're excited about meeting them. And we want to be as professional and we want to make this big-time football for this town."