SPEARFISH — Matt Kemp has quiescent as a Spearfish Post 164 American Legion ball conduct coach.
Kemp told players on Monday of his resignation, and a abdication became central during Tuesday’s Post 164 American Legion ball house meeting.
“It only got to a indicate where we have a small boy, and we wasn’t spending really many time with him since we was left so much,” pronounced Kemp. “Mainly it’s time to spend time with family and suffer that aspect of my life.”
Kemp spent a past 11 seasons as a Post 164 conduct ball coach.
This season, that finished in July, Post 164 done it to a state ‘B’ championship diversion before losing to Vermillion.
Kemp pronounced a time he spent as Post 164’s ball manager has been memorable.
“It has been an implausible journey. I’ve coached a lot of kids in a Spearfish community, and I’ve dealt with a lot of parents, and glorious house members, and it’s been zero though bittersweet for me.”
Kemp pronounced resigning was one of a toughest decisions he ever had to make in his life.
“I only felt like it was time. It was good event withdrawal a module in glorious shape, and set adult good for a future, and that was my whole plan.”
Rumors were using prevalent that Kemp quiescent as a Post 164 ball manager to turn a new conduct manager of a Spearfish Expedition ball group that starts in a open of 2018.
Kemp put those rumors to rest.
“There is no law to that during all,” pronounced Kemp. “I have never been in hit with them. We have talked to them by a Legion, operative on a franchise agreements, though we have no ties to them whatsoever.”
Kemp reiterated his preference to renounce was to spend some-more time with his family.
“If we took that pursuit we would substantially be spending even some-more time divided from my family, so no, we won’t be doing that,” Kemp said.
Mark Zwaschna, Post 164 Legion ball house boss released a following statement.
“Coach Kemp has meant a lot to a Post 164 program. In 11 years, he’s lead a module to a Region 7 B pretension 3 years in a row, 2015-2017, and this year to a best state contest finish ever,” pronounced Zwaschna “Coach Kemp has worked with a group and behind a scenes to build a module to one of a many reputable programs in a area. The Legion Board appreciates his contributions and loyalty to Post 164 Baseball and wishes him good in his destiny endeavors.”
Post 164 will start a hunt for a new varsity manager immediately.
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