The New Albany School Board of Trustees has approved Roman Doty as the new Head Girls Basketball Coach for New Albany High School (NAHS).

“We are excited about Coach Doty leading our girls’ basketball program. He has more than sixteen years of head coaching experience and has classroom teaching and administrative experience as well,” said Cody Stubblefield, NAHS Athletic Director.  “We feel he has the knowledge and experience to take our girls basketball program to the next level.”

Doty has thirty years of experience in public education and comes to New Albany from Pine Grove High School.  Prior to his time at Pine Grove, Doty has worked as a coach or administrator in the Monroe County School District, South Tippah School District, and Lee County School District. He earned her bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University and his master’s degree from the University of Mississippi.

“I am excited and honored to be chosen to lead the New Albany Lady Bulldogs basketball program. The school district has a long history of being a top-rated school with strong community support,” Doty said. “I look forward to getting to know the players, fellow coaches, and staff at New Albany High School and working with them to help our student athletes reach their full potential not only on the basketball court but in life.”