Richard “Dell” Cannon was officially confirmed as the new Coahoma Community College men’s basketball coach at Monday’s board meeting.
Cannon, a Lyon native, 2003 Coahoma County High School graduate and 2005 CCC graduate, holds a B.S. in Health and Physical Education (2007) and a Master's in Administration and Leadership (2010), both from Mississippi Valley State University.
He played for CCHS, CCC and Mississippi Valley State. He was an assistant coach at Mississippi Valley State and then the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.
Cannon was announced as the CCC head coach at a press conference in June with the understanding he would be officially confirmed to the position in July. The board confirmed Cannon’s hiring Monday morning.