Rome City Schools announced that head football coach John Reid has been named District Director of Athletics.

According to Interim Superintendent  Louis Byars, “this past week our Board approved my recommendation for the creation of the position.”

Byars added that Reid will continue his role as head football coach in addition to the new position.

“Rome City Schools believes in having Quality Academics, Athletics and arts.  The creation of this position is an example of our commitment to all our athletic programs. Coach Reid has numerous years of experience in building successful programs.  We want him to share this knowledge and experience throughout our school system. We look forward to working with Coach Reid in his new role.