Elbert County Head Coach Sid Fritts announced Monday he will retire as the Elbert County Coach.
n Tuesday's edition of Georgia High School Football Daily, Elbert County Head Coach Sid Fritts announced Monday he will retire as the Elbert County coach.
The announcement from Tuesday's GHSFD, is printed here.
"Elbert County head coach Sid Fritts, who won multiple region titles at three Georgia schools, retired on Monday. Fritts was 174-53-2 in 20 seasons as a Georgia head coach. He was 75-30 at Elbert County, where he won region titles in 2010 and 2013 and coached current Georgia star Mecole Hardman. Fritts won two region titles at Rome (2005-06) and four at Vidalia (2001-04). 'I have four grown children, one in Georgia, one in Tennessee, one in Alabama, and one in Colorado. Pretty much missed out on a lot stuff with them,' Fritts told GHSF Daily. 'I would like to spend some time with my five grandchildren. May not stay out long, but I want to see this winter if I can. If not, I'll find another job. We will see.'"
Tuesday morning Elbert County School Superintendent Chuck Bell said he was aware of Fritts' plans, but he extended Fritts "the professional courtesy" of allowing Fritts to make the announcement "in a manner that he would prefer."