Herron compiled a record of 287-52 in 27 seasons as a Georgia head coach and won state titles at Oconee County (1999), Camden County (2003, 2008-09) and Grayson (2016). He left Grayson after one season to become coach at T.L. Hanna in Anderson, S.C., and was 11-1 and 14-1 in two seasons at a program that was 6-5 the season before he arrived and largely mediocre the previous decade.
T.L. Hanna reached South Carolina’s Class AAAAA championship game in 2018. Herron’s final record is 312-54. He began his coaching career in the mid-1980s as an assistant at McEachern and also was head coach at Wheeler, Walton, Cedar Shoals and Prince Avenue Christian.