SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN (WRCB)- Former football coach Danny Wilson has been named as new principal of South Pittsburg High School.  Superintendent Dr. Mark Griffith made the announcement Friday.

Wilson succeeds Allen Pratt, who recently accepted a position with the Tennessee Department of Education as the Executive Director East CORE Center of Regional Excellence in Knoxville.

Wilson's appointment becomes official June 1st.  Vic Grider, another longtime South Pittsburg coach, has been serving as interim principal.