High School Scoop – Friday November 17, 2017

Friday November 17, 2017

Fruitport (MI): Head coach Greg Vargas is stepping away from the football program after over two decades as a player, assistant and head coach. Vargas led the program for six seasons.

Ontario (OH): Chris Miller has accepted the head coaching job, following the resignation of Chris Hawkins a few weeks back.

Smithville (OH): Brent Besancon has told his team that he’s stepping down as head coach, per source.

Matanzas (FL): Robert Ripley has stepped down as head coach after three seasons.

Triton (MN): Head coach Don Henderson is retiring as the only head coach the program has ever known.

Land O’ Lakes (FL): Land O’ Lakes HS will begin their search for a new head coach after Thanksgiving Break.

King George (VA): Jeff Smith has stepped down as head coach.

Gardner Edgerton (KS): Head coach Marvin Diener has resigned. In his coaching career, Diener is one of six coaches to win six state titles, and the only one to win six titles at the Kansas 5A level.

Eau Claire (WI): Jermaine Derricott has resigned after leading the program for two seasons.

Carlmont (Belmont, CA): Carlmont HS is looking for JV and possibly one Varsity assistant. We were 8-2 last year and just built a large fitness center. We currently do not have teaching openings but this could change. Interested candidates can contact HC Jake Messina at [email protected].

Pasadena Dobie (TX): Mike Norman has resigned from the head coaching job after three seasons.

Vista Murrieta (CA): Head coach David Olson will not return.

Walpole (MA): We hear the head coaching job is open.

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Gautier (MS): After six seasons, head coach Chris Peterson has stepped down.

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