Russell Mahaffey, Head Football and Track Coach at Landrum High School, has accepted a coaching position at Woodruff High School it was announced on Wednesday. Coach Mahaffey will be the Defensive Coordinator at Woodruff High School.
“We wish Coach Mahaffey all the best as he joins the staff at Woodruff High School and appreciate the impact his dedication and guidance have had on the many students he has taught and coached over the years at Landrum High School”, stated Principal Brian Sherman.
During his assistant and head coaching tenure at Landrum, Coach Mahaffey’s track teams have won numerous region and upper state titles and one state title. He was also recently inducted into the SC Track Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame. “I feel blessed to have been involved with athletics at Landrum High School and the students and coaches I have worked with and the success we experienced here. I wish the Landrum athletic program continued success and I want to thank the Landrum community for its tremendous support over the years. I look forward to the next step in my educational and coaching career,”said Russell Mahaffey
Brian Smith, Offensive Coordinator for the Cardinals, will lead the spring football activities at Landrum. “We will begin the search immediately for a head football coach,” said Athletic Director Mike Gentry.