COWETA, Okla. - Stephen "Bubba" Burcham resigned as head coach of the Coweta Tigers high school football team Friday.
In a press release issued by the school district, Burcham is leaving coaching and teaching to pursue ministry.
In a letter to parents, Burcham wrote, "God gives each man a path and over the last 2 years, my path has been changing. God has been preparing me for the ministry.
In six seasons with the Tigers, Burcham compiled a 36-30 record and was named the 2008 5A District Coach of the Year.
The search for the next head coach will begin in January.