Williams and Haymon named new Ooltewah boys' basketball coaches

New Ooltewah basketball coach Jay Williams, seated left, and his assistant, Theanthony Haymon, seated right, were introduced to returning team members by new principal Robin Copp, standing left, and new athletic director Brad Jackson.
photo Jay Williams, left, and Theanthony Haymon, right, have been hired as boys' basketball coaches at Ooltewah High School. Williams will lead the program with Haymon as an assistant.

The new era at Ooltewah High School, already underway with the placement of Robin Copp as principal and Brad Jackson as assistant principal and athletic director, took another step Wednesday with the hiring of Jay Williams and Theanthony Haymon as boys' basketball coaches.

Williams will head the program with Haymon as an assistant coach.

"We're thrilled to make the announcement," Copp said. "Jay's years of coaching and administrative experience have provided him with the foundation and experience we were looking for in a head coach.