South Mecklenburg High baseball coach Jon Tuscan has resigned. South Mecklenburg athletics director Kevin Hinson told the Observer that Tuscan cited a desire to spend more time with his family and the time demands of coaching at a large public school took away from that.
Hinson said the school has posted the baseball job opening and hoped to hire a replacement as soon as possible.
Tuscan coached the Sabres for six seasons. He was 108-61, including 15-13 last season. In 2013, Tuscan was diagnosed with testicular cancer but returned the same season and led the Sabres to the N.C. 4A state championship. South Meck beat Fuquay-Varina to win its first state title since 1989.
Tuscan has made a full recovery health-wise and he and his wife, Sarah, had a baby girl, Ava, last year.