Groveton Athletic Director Kevin Parker resigns: 'This was not my decision'

GROVETON, TX (KTRE) - Groveton ISD is on the lookout for a new athletic director, now that Kevin Parker has resigned.

The school board accepted Parkers resignation as of Monday night in their meeting.

Superintendent Don Hamilton, did not comment about Parkers resignation, but Parker did speak out for the first time in a statement.

"I would like to thank the Groveton community for the opportunity to work with some of the greatest kids over the past 12 years. Groveton was not only my home growing up, but it has become home to my own children. Although this situation was not my decision, I respect the way the system works and look forward to where God leads our family," said Parker.

The Groveton Athletic Director job is currently listed online. The school says they will be accepting applications until January 31.

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