Southwest Tennessee Community College

September 11, 2006

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899 / Kimberly Kreider (901) 333-4023

Release written by Keith Gentry

Alan “Bo” Reynolds has been named the new head baseball coach at Southwest, Athletic Director Verties Sails announced today. Reynolds comes to Southwest from Olive Branch High School, where he was head baseball coach in 2005-2006 after serving as an assistant coach from 2003-2005.

”I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with talented student-athletes at Southwest,” said Reynolds. “It’s where I started my college career before moving on to a four-year university. I hope to help other student-athletes reach the next level and fulfill their educational and athletic goals.”

Reynolds previously coached at Rhodes College (1990-2003), where he was both an assistant coach and head coach and the University of Memphis (1987-1990), where he was an assistant under Head Coach Bobby Kilpatrick. In addition, he coached Dulin’s Sports Academy’s 17 and under team and helped guide them to the Amateur Athletic Union and National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series championships. In his career, Reynolds has coached 42 current or former college baseball players and 12 current or former professionals. He played his college baseball at Shelby State Community College from 1978-1980 and also the University of Tennessee at Martin from 1980-1982.

“Coach Reynolds is very enthusiastic and we feel he will not only continue the tradition we have at Southwest but take our baseball program to the next level,” said Southwest Athletic Director Verties Sails, Jr.