Coach Darling enters his 15th year of Education in Effingham County. He spent 2008-2012 as an assistant boys basketball coach at South Effingham High School. After coaching at South Effingham, he spent two years as an assistant Boys Basketball Coach under Coach Donnie Arrington from 2012-2014. Coach Darling completed 8 years as Head Boys Basketball Coach at Effingham County High School. While at the helm of the program, ECHS has accrued a record of 140-87. Coach Darling has coached other sports at SEHS and ECHS throughout his 14 years (Soccer, Track and Field, and Football).
Prior to his coaching career, Coach Darling spent 4 years playing basketball at Berry College and earned a degree in History. He was a starter and captain of the team from 2006-2008.
Coach Darling graduated high school from Lake Dallas, Texas. His wife, Hannah, is a teacher at Ebenezer Middle School. He has three sons; Jacob, Roman, and Max.
912.754.6404 ext. 1239
Boosters wanting to pay online, thank you for your support of ECHS Athletics! To pay online, please click on the "Annual Athletic Booster Campaign" link. Once you fill out the google form with your membership information, please proceed to the payment portal to pay. Unfortunately, all credit card fee's are put on the purchaser. Again, Thank you for your support! GO Rebels!
Applications can be picked up in the Athletic Office at Effingham County High School or printed from below. All applications need to be submitted to Effingham County High School or e mailed to Athletic Director Jake Darling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Britny Gnann was born and raised here in Effingham County. She graduated from Effingham County High School in 2013. Shortly after graduation Britny became a U.S Navy wife and traveled with her husband, Jay. She has one precious little boy, Jayson, who is five years old as well as a daughter, Baylee. In 2020, Britny had the opportunity to return to the Rebel family as the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Principals. She helps assist with Athletics & Discipline.
912.754.6404 ext. 1270