Phil Todd back as Russellville Head Basketball Coach

Russellville High School has announced the hiring of a Panther legend as their next Head Boys Basketball Coach according to WRUS Radio. Coach Phil Todd will be returning to the sidelines to lead the Panther basketball program on the court which is named in his honor.

Coach Todd’s resume as a Panther includes career highlights as both a player and a coach. As a player, Todd was named All-District three times from 1972-1975 and is still one of

only three Panthers in the school’s history to be a member of the coveted 1,000 point and 1,000 rebound clubs, amassing 1,154 career points and 1,106 career rebounds.

As a coach, Todd first took the reins of the Russellville Panther basketball program in 1990 and served in that capacity until 2004. During his initial 14-year stretch, Todd led the Panthers to seven District Championships, two 4th Region Runner-Up finishes, three 4th Region Championships and two KHSAA State Tournament Semifinals appearances.