High School Scoop – Thursday December 14, 2017

Thursday December 14, 2017

Mountain Pointe (Phoenix, AZ): Head coach Norris Vaughn has stepped down.

North Platte (NE): North Platte HS, a Class A program in Nebraska, has the position of Head Football Coach open for the 2018-2019 school year. The applicant must possess a current teaching certificate or a Special Services for Coaching certificate. If you are interested, please send a letter of application, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to Marc Mroczek at [email protected] or (308) 535-7105 Ext. 5.  Teaching positions are listed on our website www.nppsd.org under employment opportunities

Peru (IN): Per source, Elkhart Memorial (IN) defensive coordinator Romison Sain-Louis will be the new head coach.

High School Football’s Declining Numbers: 18 months ago, the researchers at X&O Labs set out to better understand why the national participation of high school football was declining—and to bring solutions back to coaches that could grow the game. What they found during their research was far greater than what they had hoped to discover. Yes—they found solutions to football’s declining participation numbers. These are real solutions that can truly grow the game. That was not surprising being they have a network of over 60,000 football coaches at the high school, college and professional levels. The truly exciting development is they discovered a small group of high school coaches who are using these solutions to re-build their programs to achieve higher levels of success in an ever-changing culture, society and world—and, here’s the fun part, they’re winning more games! To learn more about this growing trend: Go here and see the details.

Linfield Christian (CA): Linfield is looking for a QB coach/pass game coordinator.  All serious applicants please email resume and contact information to head coach DeChon Burns at [email protected]. This is a Stipend position that does not come with a teaching position.

Murietta Mesa (CA): Murrieta Mesa HS is looking for a few experienced and energetic coaches that can enhance our program.  We are in need of a QB, /DL / WR / OL and any coaches interested in coaching lower levels, but our main priority will be to fill our varsity staff.  Teaching positions may come available throughout the year, and sub positions are available now.  Being able to coach multiple sports is always recommended.  These coaching positions are stipend positions and follow the pay scale of the Murrieta Valley Unified School District.  We are members of the very competitive Southwestern League and will be looking on continuing to building on our last season record of 9-4.  All interested applicants please email head coach Darrel Turner at [email protected].

Cherry Creek (Denver, CO): Cherry Creek HS in Denver, Colorado is looking to travel for  a game on Labor day weekend 2018 (August 31 or Sept 1).  We are a 5A program who made it to the quarterfinals this past season. Contact defensive coordinator Tom Doherty at [email protected].

Linfield Christian (CA): Linfield Christian HS in Temecula, CA has hired Jordan Johnson as assistant offensive line coach.


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