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McHenry girls basketball coach Morris resigns

Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:17 p.m. CDT

McHenry girls basketball coach Scott Morris has resigned, leaving the Warriors program he ran for the past seven years.

Morris' resignation was accepted by the District 156 Board of Education on Monday night, McHenry athletic director Barry Burmeister said Tuesday.

The Warriors were 116-122 under Morris and posted winning records two out of the past three seasons. McHenry finished 13-17 this past season.

A text message sent to Morris on Tuesday afternoon directed inquiries about his status as McHenry's girls coach to Burmeister.

Burmeister said that he and Morris discussed the coach's future prior to spring break. Burmeister added that Morris told him he was choosing to focus on a new teaching position at McHenry's West Campus.

Burmeister indicated that Morris was not asked to step down.

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