Norris AD Hardin to retire

January 17, 2019

Greg Hardin began his career in education at Norris, and it appears that’s where it’s going to end as well.

Hardin, Norris’ athletic director the past 10 years, plans to retire at the end of the current school year, ending a 32-year stint with the Titans. He coached and taught for 22 years before taking the AD position, serving as head softball coach for nine years and coaching middle school basketball and track during that time, as well.

“It’s time to go on to new things,” said Hardin, who will continue officiating high school and college basketball in the winter after he retires from Norris, something he’s done for 38 seasons.

“Norris has been an absolutely great place to teach, coach and raise a family,” said Hardin, a Doane graduate who played basketball for the Tigers. “The students, families, staff and administration have made this a special place.”

Hardin appreciated the community support for a new track and turf at the football field, as well as construction of an on-campus softball facility, two of the more recent projects completed during his time at the school.

“If there’s a need, they (the community) make sure it’s taken care of,” Hardin said.

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