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Legendary Lausanne coach, Ken Netherland, dead at 75

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Netherland finished his storied career with 368 wins, making him the winningest coach in the history of prep football in the state of Tennessee. (Photo Source: Lausanne) Netherland finished his storied career with 368 wins, making him the winningest coach in the history of prep football in the state of Tennessee. (Photo Source: Lausanne)

(WMC) - Mid-South high school coaching legend Ken Netherland has died at the age of 75.

Most recently helping startup the football program at Lausanne, Netherland called four different Memphis area schools home, making a name for himself at Germantown and St. George's.

"Although he was a great football coach, his greatest strength was his genuine concern for students and his ability to inspire them to be better people," said Lausanne Athletic Director Troy Baker. "We owe a lot to Coach Netherland as a football program, as a school and as the city of Memphis for his impact on the thousands of boys that he coached and their families. His impact will never be forgotten."

Netherland finished his storied career with 368 wins, making him the winningest coach in the history of prep football in the state of Tennessee.

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