On Friday, the CPA’s athletic department announced the hiring of Kevin Maggard as the boys’ basketball head coach. Maggard served as an interim for the Lions during the 2021-22 season, going 18-14.
Maggard has spent the past eight years with CPA, assisting the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
“I am honored to be the head coach of CPA Boys Basketball where I can continue to serve these student-athletes every day on and off the basketball court,” Maggard said in a statement released by the school. . “It is my privilege to continue the tradition of teaching these players how to work together for a common goal as a collective unity, to develop and build their God-given talents, and to recognize that each is called to serve one another. others to glorify God.
“Our goal is to prepare and win games, but our larger mission is to love each other better every day. I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence here at the ACP.
Prior to his tenure with CPA, Haggard spent 10 years as a head coach at Davidson Academy. He led the Bears to their only understate appearances in school history, reaching the section finals in 2002, his first season at the helm, and in 2008.
Haggard also has experience in the field. He spent two seasons with Belmont. The Bruins made the NAIA Final Four in both seasons, and Maggard was named an NAIA Academic All-American as a senior.
“We are thrilled to have Coach Maggard and his family at CPA leading our basketball team,” said CPA athletic director Ingle Martin. “Coach Maggard is an excellent youth leader and a gifted teacher on the field and in the classroom. We are honored that God called him to CPA basketball to ensure the school’s mission is fulfilled for the boys in this program.
Maggard stepped in as an interim in July following the departure of longtime head coach Drew Maddux.
Maddux compiled a 395-96 record during his outstanding 15-year run at the top of the program, leading the Lions to state titles in 2012 and 2013.