Troy Burgess will be the new head football coach of Central High School.
Burgess comes to Evansville after serving as South Putnam High School’s athletic director, head football coach, and assistant principal. He also compiled a 50-35 record and two sectional titles in eight years at South Putnam. Burgess has also been the Region 6 All-Star Coach of the Year.
Burgess takes over for Andy Owen, who stepped away after the 2017 season to become the EVSC Athletic Director. Owen had coached the Bears since 2007.
“Troy’s accomplishments as a coach and educator will make him a great asset to Central High School,” Owen stated in a release.”I feel confident that Troy will bring incredible excitement, enthusiasm and work ethic when working with our student-athletes and leading the Central football program.”