High School Scoop – Thursday February 22, 2018

Thursday February 22, 2018

Cape Coral (FL): Dale More has been hired as head coach.

Lubbock (TX): Mansfield (TX) assistant Shane Stephen has been named the head coach at Lubbock.

Prattville (AL): Opelika head coach Caleb Ross, a former Prattville Lion assistant and player, has returned to his alma mater as head coach.

Mid-Route Adjustments and Progressions in Air Raid Concepts: One of the intangibles of the Air Raid offense is its malleable enough to be adjusted off of an offense’s personnel. Routes like the shallow, snag, stick and option routes make it harder for a defense to decipher the plays being run. One play can look like four different plays out of the same formation. In an exclusive clinic report for X&O Labs, Moniteau High School (PA) head coach Jon McCune details how he’s adjusted these Air Raid staples to fit into any offense. X&O Labs will release this report Tuesday morning at 7 am EST to its email list of 60,000 football coaches. To ensure you receive this report directly in your inbox, click here and enter your email.

Orlando Freedom (FL): Palm Bay Magnet offensive coordinator Phil Vogt is the new head coach at Orlando Freedom.

Fairfield Notre Dame (CT): Notre Dame Catholic has named John Johnson as its new Head Coach. Johnson comes from Bullard Havens Tech High School in Bridgeport where he was head coach for ten years.

Cape Coral (FL): Cape Coral High School in the School District of Lee County Florida is looking for assistant football coaches who are student success driven, motivated and understand the time and effort that is required for growing and maintaining a football program. This is a year round commitment with the expectation that the ideal candidates will participate in the offseason program, summer conditioning and attend camps and clinics to continue to further their coaching knowledge.  Cape Coral has a rich athletic and academic history and we are looking for high character coaches who want to continue these successes. We have multiple teaching opportunities currently and anticipate more positions opening for the Fall 2018/19 school year.  We will also consider community coaches for our staff.  We are looking for coaches on both side of the ball with previous coaching experience at the High School or Collegiate level preferred.  If interested please send resumes to Athletic Director Tom Kenna [email protected]  and Head Football Coach Dale More [email protected]

Blessed Trinity Catholic (GA): Blessed Trinity Catholic High School in Roswell, Ga., is currently looking for the following: Varsity Defensive Secondary Coach; Varsity Defensive Line Coach; Assistant Offensive Line Coach. Teaching openings are: Math, Business Ed, Spanish and possibly Social Studies.Contact Coach Tim McFarlin at [email protected]

Palatka (FL): Palatka High school in Palatka, Fla., is looking to hire an offensive line coach. Interested candidates email: [email protected] Teaching job will be available also.

Oconto Falls (WI): Oconto Falls has hired Nick Bohl as its new head coach.

Manatee (FL): Manatee High School is looking for motivated individuals who understand the demands of a successful football program. Coaches must be willing to teach and mentor students daily, and be involved daily in off-season & summer conditioning. Candidates must be outstanding teachers, as well as coaches. Manatee is looking to hire high-character coaches who are willing to fit into the program as needed, who are willing to learn as well as share their experiences. No PE positions are available. You must be a fully certified teacher. We are looking for coaches on both sides of the ball, with a possible Defensive Co-Coordinator position for a highly qualified individual who has previous coordinator experience. All applicants need to have varsity level coaching experience & college playing experience is preferred. If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to head coach, Yusuf Shakir, at [email protected].

Coral Springs Charter (FL): Coral Springs Charter School is seeking to hire Varsity Coaches. Candidates must have prior coaching experience, be capable and willing to coaching both Offense and Defensive positions. CSCS is an “A” school and has full time positions available (No PE). Please send your resume, including current Florida teaching certification information, and any other relevant information to [email protected]org.

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