Foote is new New Richmond athletic director

Doug Foote is the new athletic director at New Richmond High School. He replaces Pat Hill who served at New Richmond for 35 years.

Foote is a local boy having grown up in Lynchburg, Highland County, Ohio. He is a 1977 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay High School where he participated on the Mustangs’ volleyball, basketball, and baseball teams.

Following his high school career, Foote furthered his education at Kentucky Christian College, Grayson, Ky., and Morehead State (Ky.) University where he earned degrees in psychology and physical education. He also competed in sports on the collegiate level.

He is coming to New Richmond and Clermont County from having been the varsity basketball coach at Marietta (Ohio) College where he coached the Pioneers for 15 years (he was also the head baseball coach for several years). He has been a basketball coach a total of 26 years.