One of the first hires he will be making will be for a new boys' basketball coach.
Brandon Fisher, who guided the Cougars this past season, recently resigned to take on another coaching opportunity, leaving a void to fill.
Jaynes isn't going at it alone, though.
He is collaborating with outgoing principal Bob Nylin and athletic director Hugh McReynolds in the coaching search.
“We're kind of working on that together,” Jaynes said. “We've been going through all the applications and seeing which ones look like they might fit here.”
Jaynes said the school has heard from several interested coaches from both in and out of state.
“They have to go through a screening process first,” Jaynes said. “We're going to try and get a search committee together early next week and then start interviews later in the week.”
Ideally, the position will be filled before Logan County schools break for the summer. The last day of school is scheduled for May 23.
“I'd really like to have someone in place by then,” Jaynes said. “That way they get to have a meeting with the kids that are returning to the team and anyone that may be interested in coming out before they leave for summer.”
Jaynes said he would like to whittle the potential candidates doe to between five and seven before beginning the interview process.
The ideal candidate will be someone that teaches at the high school.
“We need somebody who is going to be in the building it's real tough if your coach is not in the building,” Jaynes said.
This past season, Logan County went just 2-25 and had the worst record in the Fourth Region.
“We need someone that is willing to come in and rebuild that program - we know that,” Jaynes said. “We need someone that is going to come in and work with our middle schools, because that is where our talent is going to be coming from.”