The Laurel County Board of Education is excited to welcome Chris Souder, a coaching legend in Girls Basketball as the new head coach of the SLHS Girls Basketball team. Coach Souder, a 4 time KABC 12th Region Coach of the Year joins the SLHS Cardinal family after coaching the Mercer County Lady Titans to back-to-back State Championships. The winner of 18 46th District Championships, Coach Souder has been recognized by USA Today, the Courier Journal, and the Lexington Herald Leader as Coach of the Year.
Coach Souder received his undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Lindsey Wilson College and his Rank 1 certification from the University of the Cumberlands. A head varsity basketball coach for over 21 years and a member of the elite KABC Century Award with 517 wins, he joins the SLHS family with 19 former players who have furthered their basketball career at the collegiate level.
Welcome Coach Souder!