Former East Ascension assistant hired as head coach at Southern Lab

Staff reports

East Ascension assistant Nakia Mitchell will take over as the new head coach at Southern Lab.

Mitchell, who spent the last five years coaching the Spartans, has met with Southern Lab players.

The 37-year-old Destrehan native arrived at East Ascension after coaching three years at East St. John, two years at L.B. Landry in New Orleans and one year at Booker T. Washington in New Orleans.