Former long time Emmanuel Men's and Women's Coach Arlon Beadles retired yesterday and coached his final game for SAGU at the Women's National Basketball Tournament.
Arlon has served as the head women's basketball coach at Southwest Assemblies of God University in Texas the last ten years. After his final game against Grace College yesterday Emmanuel Women's Basketball Coach Mike Bona honored his long time friend and mentor by presenting him with the game ball in a post game ceremony at the Grace University Arena.
Congratulations are in order to Coach Beadles for over 30 years of coaching and over 50 years of working in education. His plans are to return to Georgia in May to spent time with family and friends.