After 21 years at Albemarle High School, Danny Akins is leaving the school to become head coach at Southwestern Randolph High School in Asheboro.
Akins spent 18 years as an assistant at Albemarle and the last 3 as head coach. During that time, he was a part of 5 state championships. The last coming in 2010 which was his first season as the head coach.
As the head coach, the Bulldogs went 38-8 and won 2 conference championships.
WBTV Sports talked to coach Akins on Wednesday and he said the move was tough, but he is making the move to be closer to family.
At Southwestern, he will take over a program that has had back to back 3-8 season.