The Athens boys basketball team will be looking for a new head coach this offseason. Charles Burkett, who was hired as the Golden Eagles’ coach in 2020, has accepted a head coaching job at Central High School in Phenix City.

Burkett was the head coach at Hoover for 14 seasons, accumulating a record 313-129 before moving to Athens. The Golden Eagles finished with a 9-14 overall record and a 3-4 record in area play during the 2020-2021 basketball season.

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