As reported by Jeff Goodman, former Kentucky Wildcats guard Sean Woods may be a candidate for the head coaching vacancy at Stetson University.
A couple candidates for Stetson, per source: Rex Walters and Sean Woods.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) March 7, 2019
Woods has bounced around in the coaching world since graduating from Kentucky in 1992, returning to the Bluegrass in 2012 to take over the Morehead State Eagles. He coached there for nearly four years, and he certainly had them headed in the right direction.
He resigned in December of 2016 in the middle of a scandal involving the potential abuse of a player. But the season before that, the Eagles claimed second place in the Ohio Valley Conference and finished as the runner-up in the end of season College Basketball Invitational (CBI) tournament.
Woods served as an assistant coach at Stetson before taking another head coaching job for the Southern Jaguars last spring. The Jaguars are currently 6-23 in his inaugural season, and now that the job at Stetson has opened up, Woods may be looking to return to Florida to lead the Stetson Hatters program.
The Hatters are 7-24 on the year, and fired coach Corey Williams earlier this week. There has been no official word out of Stetson concerning the vacancy and when it may be filled. Odds are that the administration there will ride out the season with an interim coach before even beginning a search for the next head coach.
There is also no indication that Woods is looking to leave Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Yes, he is having a tough first season. But both of his long-term coaching stints (the first was leading Mississippi Valley State from 2008-2012) have started at a low point and taken a stead climb toward success.
If Woods ends up on the move, you can find all of the details here at A Sea of Blue.