Traverse City Central girls basketball coach Heather Simpson resigns

TRAVERSE CITY – Traverse City Central announced Friday that girls varsity basketball head coach Heather Simpson has resigned from her position, effective immediately.

Current Central JV girls basketball coach Greg Farmer will serves as varsity head coach for the remainder of the season.

“We appreciate Heather’s community outreach initiatives and work to grow the girls basketball program over the years, said Central athletic director, Mark Mattson, in a statement. “We respect Ms. Simpson’s decision to step back from the coaching position at this time and appreciate Coach Farmer’s willingness to lead the team for the remainder of the season. We expect our Trojan team to continue to work hard on the court and to finish the season strong, beginning with the game tonight.”

Central is currently 7-6 on the season and in second place of the Big North Conference.

A coaching search will commence at the conclusion of the season.