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Coach Spotlight: How Dawson County Tigers basketball coach Todd Cottrell followed in his father’s footsteps
Lakeview Academy coach Todd Cottrell talks with his players during a timeout during the second round of the 2019 Class A private school playoffs in Gainesville. Photo courtesy Derek Fadool
At the end of May, Dawson County hired Todd Cottrell as the county’s new Head Boy’s Basketball Coach, taking over for Eric Herrick who became the new Lady Tigers head basketball coach. Coaching has become a lifelong career for Cottrell, who has been surrounded by basketball his entire life and says he has no interest in giving it up any time soon.