Carl Parker

When the Bangor High School basketball team takes the floor this winter Carl Parker will be the guy calling the shots.On Thursday night the school committee approved the hiring of Parker to fill the position vacated by Ed Kotahla at the end of last season.

Parker is a Bangor resident that has spent significant time as a head coach including his last job at Nokomis Regional High School. Parker also served as the head coach of the Rams for a couple seasons in the 80's as well as MCI, Foxcroft Academy and the Lee Academy prep team.

Additionally Parker has coached some of the top players in the state in recent years as an AAU coach working with Zach Gilpin, Kyle Bouchard, Nick Mayo and Jack Simonds.

Parker takes over a team that failed to make the Eastern Maine tournament after posting a 6-12 record.

NOTE: Parker will make an appearance on the Morning Pitch this morning to talk about      taking over the Rams program.