Long Time Coach Callahan Dies Suddenly

        GREENSBORO—Veteran coach Kevin Callahan, who had just retired after 34 years in education, died suddenly in his sleep on Sunday morning, according to the Greensboro News and Record, at the age of 56.

        He had served as an assistant baseball coach at Southeast Guilford during the 2013 season and compiled a 376-200 mark during 24 years as a head coach, including coaching Southeast Guilford into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series in 2001.

        Callahan had been helping to coach a junior American Legion baseball team this summer.  He was a graduate of Dudley High School in Greensboro and then graduated from East Carolina University.

        He had started a new career since his retirement, working for Graham Sporting Goods.

        The funeral is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at four o’clock at Alamance Presbyterian Church in Greensboro.