(WLTX) --- River Bluff head football coach David Bennett has started the process of putting his staff together which will include Gary Smallen who has numerous stops in the state on the high school and college level.
Smallen and Bennett have worked together twice. Smallen is a former head coach at Newberry College in the late 1980's and Bennett was one of his assistants.
When Bennett was the head coach at Coastal Carolina, Smallen was on his staff.
Smallen has had numerous stops in the state including head coaching jobs at Lower Richland High School, where he was an assistant coach for the South Carolina team at the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. He was also the first head coach and athletic director in South Aiken's history and has also served as a head coach at Batesburg-Leesville and Ridge Spring-Monetta, as well as working on the staffs at Airport, Broome, Strom Thurmond and Fairfield Central High Schools.