by Jeni Hopkins
It is Greenwood’s pleasure to announce the new Girls’ Basketball Coach and Physical Education Instructor, pending Board of Governors approval, as Coach Mike Percival. Coach Percival has had multiple successes in coaching including a state championship at Hartville (2007), multiple conference and district championships, and has had several players continue at the collegiate level. His most recent team finished 3rd place in the state tournament this season (2018-2019). He has won 427 games and has garnered coach of the year honors and coached several all-star games. He has previously coached at Greenwood (1988-1990), Stoutland, Fair Play, Hartville, Willard, Sparta, and returned to Hartville in 2016.
Coach Percival has proven himself on the court as a knowledgeable and talented coach, but is also a gifted instructor in Physical Education. He is a strong advocate for healthy living and teaching our younger generation the benefits and value of living physically fit.