Northwest Florida State Athletic Director Ramsey Ross announced that men’s basketball head coach Butch Pierre resigned his duties effective immediately due to family medical reasons.
“We appreciate Coach Pierre’s dedication and effort in leading our student-athletes,” Ross said. “I am confident that as we move forward, Northwest Florida State men’s basketball will be stronger than ever.”
Northwest Florida State College President Dr. Devin Stephenson echoed Ross’s comments and thanked coach Pierre for his leadership and commitment to the basketball program.
“We wish Coach Pierre the best and our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family during this time,” said Dr. Stephenson.
Nate Laing, current assistant coach, will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Northwest Florida State College will begin a national search for a men’s basketball head coach immediately.