Coach Reggie Kennedy

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Coach Reggie Kennedy

Athletic Director
6671 St Andrews Rd,
Columbia, SC 29212

Phone: (803) 476-3006

 

Coach Reggie Kennedy

Reggie Kennedy was born in Clarendon County where he attended East Clarendon High School.  He was a standout student-athlete in football, track, and baseball. In his senior campaign he helped led East Clarendon High School to a perfect season and State Championship in football in 1985.  He accepted an athletic scholarship to play football at South Carolina State University. He earned All-MEAC honors as a starting Linebacker for S.C. State football team. He graduated with a B.S. Degree in Mathematics and received a Master's Degree in Education Administration from Cambridge University.  

Coach Kennedy has just completed his 29th year in coaching, 24 of which he has also served in the dual capacity as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.  He has served in the dual capacity at the following schools: Irmo High, Kingstree Senior High, Fairfield-Central High, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High, Blythewood High (Assistant Athletic Director), and Sumter High.  

He has earned several Coach of the Year Awards during his coaching career.  And recently inducted into the Clarendon County Athletic Hall of Fame and the East Clarendon Hall of Fame.  Due to the untimely passing of Coach David Farnham he was placed in the role of Head Coach of the 2007 South Carolina Shrine Bowl Team.  He represented the state well as he led the team to a victory for the first time in 4 years. He also led Sumter High football team to 2013 Division I-AAAA Football State Championship.  Coach Kennedy will be the head coach of the South Team in the 2016 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl.