Gardner Webb coach Dickerson resigns after 2 years

Gardner Webb coach Dickerson resigns after 2 years
January 18, 2013, 6:48 pm
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BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Gardner-Webb announced Friday that head football coach Ron Dickerson, Jr., has resigned to pursue other opportunities.

Dickerson, 41, was 7-15 overall and 4-8 in Big South Conference play during his two seasons with the school.

No replacement has been named.

Gardner-Webb vice president for athletics Chuck Burch says ``I appreciate the time and effort Ron put into our football program, and wish him the best as he moves forward with his career. We look forward to bringing on board a coach who is committed to developing a program that will allow our football team to be successful on the field, in the classroom and the community.''

Dickerson was the eighth head coach in Gardner-Webb's 43-season history of college football.