O’Dea announced Tuesday it has hired Jason Kerr as head coach of the boys basketball team.
Formerly the coach at Franklin, Kerr won three state titles with the Quakers in his 14 years with the school. He stepped down at Franklin following the 2013 season in which he guided the team to a fifth place finish at state.
Kerr coached for five seasons at O’Dea as an assistant to Phil Lumpkin prior to coaching at Franklin. He takes over for Al Hairston, who stepped down at the end of the season.