Herman Little Retires At Northeastern, Leaves NCHSAA Board


ELIZABETH CITY— Veteran coach, teacher and administrator Herman Little has announced his retirement at Northeastern High School.

Little has been athletic director at Northeastern for the past eight years and had 37 years in education, including a stint at Northeastern since 1988. In addition to his teaching there, he helped coach track and football and also served as wrestling coach.

Little is a 1972 graduate of Northeastern and is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University. He was serving a term on the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors that was scheduled to run through June of 2013, but he also had to resign from the Board since he was no longer in active school work. Ron Butler of the Pitt County schools has been appointed as an interim member of the Board to fill that position.

According to the Elizabeth City Daily Advance, Jesse Cassino has been appointed as the interim athletic director while the process to fill the position goes on.