Lamar names Pierce new varsity head football coach
Josh Pierce, a former defensive coordinator for the Lamar High School (LHS) Silver Foxes varsity football team, will take over as the squad’s new head coach, the Darlington County School District announced.
Pierce, who also earned Teacher of the Year honors from LHS for 2019-20, was introduced to the community March 22 during a press conference held inside the school’s gymnasium.
From 2019 to 2021, Pierce served as LHS’ defensive coordinator and strength and conditioning coordinator. In all, he has 12 years of football coaching experience, including stops at North Myrtle Beach High School, Marlboro County High School and Dillon High School.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Coastal Carolina and an S.C. teaching certificate in the same subject.