Pender High School to hire Tom Eanes as football coach

Pender High School to hire Tom Eanes as football coach
Tom Eanes to coach Pender football (Source: wect)

BURGAW, N.C. (WECT) - Pender High School has hired Tom Eanes as the Patriots football coach.

This will be Eanes second stint as the head coach at Pender, he coached the Patriots from 2004-2010 and had a 58-37 overall record. In 2010 the Patriots advanced to the 1AA state title game against Albermarle.

“I look forward to getting back to a place that we had so much success,” said Eanes.

Since coaching at Pender Eanes has coached at Ashley, Patton and Bandy’s High School’s.

He takes over a Pender program that finished 2-9 a year ago.

The school will introduce Eanes Friday at 11:15 p.m. in the library.

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