He'll be reunited at Triton
former head coach at Midway
, T.J. Morrison
, who was hired several weeks ago to take over Triton's
boys' basketball program.
"It was hard to leave my friends at Midway
, it really was, but I had to do what's best for me," Coats said."I'll have better competition at Triton
, which I need, and I wanted to stay with T.J. He's
helped me out a lot, carrying me around to showcases and helping me get my name out.
last season, Coats helped Morrison
post his best record in four seasons with the Raiders, an 8-17 mark.
Reached for comment, Morrison
was hesitant to talk about Coats' transfer because he
didn't want anyone to think he
did say Coats was a great kid and that he
loves coaching him.
"I told his
parents I'd help him any way I can, and that goes for any school he's