Bethel Boys Head Coach Eric Litherland and his assistant coaches, Ryan Kloesel and Rylan Pierce, watch their team play Noble at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City in Jan. 2020. Litherland was Bethel's basketball coach and athletic director for three years and has recently accepted a position at Shawnee as the head boys basketball coach and math teacher. Photo provided
Eric Litherland has come full circle in his coaching career.
In March, his prospects looked pretty bleak after being released from his job as Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach at Bethel High School.
But, on June 30, at the Shawnee Board of Education special session meeting, it was confi...