West Ashley High athletic director loses cancer fight, school confirms
Published: Oct. 10, 2022 at 7:08 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 10, 2022 at 11:36 PM EDT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - West Ashley High School is mourning its athletic director, whom school leaders called a special member of its Wildcat family.
In a post on Twitter, the school announced Athletic Director Jeff Fipps died after a courageous battle with cancer.
“Coach Fipps was a beloved member of our faculty, a strong advocate for our student-athletes, and a close friend to many,” the post states. “His presence will be sorely missed.”
School officials say Fipps served as the school’s athletic director since August 2019.
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