BOYS BASKETBALL: Ward jumps from Det Southeastern to Det King, set to head Crusaders on the bench in '15 |
DETROIT – The past five years George Ward has been on the bench at Detroit Southeastern, leading the Jungaleers into the Class A state championship game twice during that span.
Despite all the success, for Ward, it was time for a change.
That change won’t be one that includes a far drive though, as Ward accepted the head coaching position at Detroit King this week.
Ward is taking over at King for Pierre Brooks and will also be the school's Dean of Students.
In a press release issued by Detroit Public Schools Wednesday, he made it clear the decision was about stability.
“There was too much uncertainty there (Southeastern),’’ he said. “I didn’t have any real firm commitment as to what my future looks like there. Anyone who knows me knows I’m not trying to get a great college job. I’m really here ser