High School Scoop – Thursday July 20, 2017

Thursday July 20, 2017

Roosevelt (St. Louis, MO): Roosevelt HS is currently seeking a varsity assistant coach. The position assignment is flexible; teaching openings are currently in Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. Interested candidates should contact Trey Porter at[email protected] with a letter of interest and resume.

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.

Kipp NYC College Prep HS (NY): KIPP NYC College Prep High School is looking for 2 assistant football coaches for the 2017 football season. Our school is located in the South Bronx in New York City. Experience coaching football is preferred, but, not required for the positions available. Positions have a $5,000 stipend with no benefits and no attached position at the school. This is a 7-day a week responsibility from August through the end of our season which could last until the middle of November to the beginning of December depending upon playoffs. If interested please reach out to Head Coach Mike DeFazio by sending your resume to [email protected].

Ida S. Baker (FL): Ida S. Baker High School is a 6A program in Cape Coral, Florida which is just west of Fort Myers.  We have an immediate need for Offensive and Defensive Assistants.  Immediate teaching positions available for Social Studies / Psychology.   We are looking for the best teacher and coach who has; a Florida teaching certificate, previous college of HS coaching experience, and willingness to commit to a year-round program. This position is only available and will close this Friday July 21 at midnight.  Interested candidates should go to Leeschools.net and submit information for the positon of social studies / Psychology. Interested candidates should email their resume and references to Head Football Coach Todd Nichols at [email protected].

Gillette (WY): Head coach Vic Wilkerson has announced his resignation after 13 years leading the program.

Ashville (AL): Ashville HS has one assistant coach opening left. This is a Computer Lab position. Any Alabama Teacher Certification. No Lesson Plans. Great opportunity for coaching. WR, DB, OL or Inside LB experience wanted. Coordinator position available to the right person. You may contact Head Coach Trey Pike at 256-605-2522.


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