PORT CHARLOTTE

Port Charlotte High School named Mike Progl as its new girls basketball coach, director of athletics Bob Bruglio announced Monday.

A graduate of Charlotte High where he played basketball and at the University of Central Florida, Progl was the assistant varsity coach under FHSAA Hall of Famer Ed Kershner at Oviedo High School and recently has been coaching on the travel ball scene with the Charlotte County Miracle.

He is the owner of Coral Coast Construction and the manager at Charlotte County Glass.

Progl replaces Kevin Purcell, who has coached the Pirates since 2009.