High School Scoop – Thursday July 27, 2017

Thursday July 27, 2017

Ardmore (AL): The head coaching job is open.

Chris Petersen: “The physical parts of the quarterback position are completely overrated.”

Your players will love this camp dance off video from Wake Forest

North Pitt (NC): North Pitt is a rural school just outside of one of the larger cities in the state of North Carolina, Greenville which is home to East Carolina University (a leading School of Education in the Southeast). We have immediate job openings in the building in PE, Social Studies and Exceptional Children. Coaching opportunities do exist in football (under a new head coach) and other sports at the school. Please do not call the school but feel free to email resumes or questions to Garrett Wingate, Head Football Coach at [email protected]

New Research: Teaching/Drilling Slide Step Footwork in Off Man Coverage – Like most DB coaches, Steven Dudley had previously relied on teaching the traditional back pedal in off man technique. But with Fort Hays State University transitioning to more of a quarters based scheme, he found that his players were struggling with maintaining the tempo needed to come in and out of breaks. The slide step provided the proper body position to break on all routes. The results were tangible: his unit rose to the second best pass defense in the conference and interceptions rose from 5 to 9. Both starters were all-conference helping the Tigers win its first bowl game in the history of the program.  In his X&O Labs clinic report, Coach Dudley details the drill work and coaching points to teach the slide step technique in off-man coverage. Click here to read the report.

Wichita South (KS): Wichita (KS) Wichita South High School is looking for qualified teacher / assistant football coach (DB’s) for the 2017- 2018 season. We have openings in History, Social Studies, Full Time Building Sub and Para. (NO PE) Applicants need to be enthusiastic, dedicated, hardworking, experienced and knowledgeable to lead and continue the growth and movement forward of this program. If interested, please email resume and references to Head Football Coach Paul Lopez at [email protected].

Bonnabel (LA): Darryl Thomas is now leading the program.

South La Fourche (LA): Blake Forsythe, a former offensive assistant at H.L. Bourgeois HS (LA), is the new head coach.


Keep track of head coaching movement across the country by state below:
AL – AK – AZ – AR – CA – CO – CT – DE – FL – GA – HI – ID – IL – IN – IA – KS – KY – LA – ME – MD – MA – MI – MN – MS – MO – MT – NE – NV – NH – NJ – NM – NY – NC – ND – OH – OK – OR – PA – RI – SC – SD – TN – TX – UT – VT – VA – WA – WV – WI – WY

 One note about the various “State” pages. We’ll always update High School Scoop before we get to updating each “State” page. If you see an update that hasn’t yet made it to the State page please let us know via: [email protected]com / text 225.229.3429 or DM @CoachSamz or @FootballScoop. Thank you!

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