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High School Scoop - Friday April 21, 2017

Friday April 21, 2017


Tipton (IA): Josh Bahr has resigned from the head coaching post.

Clear Creek Amanda (IA): Gabe Bakker, the head coach at Pleasantville HS (IA) has been named head, replacing Ronnie and Matt Hughes, who recently resigned.

Clarke (IA): Duane Matthess will be named head coach, pending school board approval. He replaces Ron Dupree, who led the team last season.

Alpharetta (GA): North Springs (GA) head coach Dan Devine has resigne dot become the athletic director at Alpharetta HS.

North Springs (GA): Offensive coordinator Scotty Parker has been promoted to head coach following the departure of Dan Devine to become the AD at Alpharetta HS (GA).

A coach has been suspended following a speech about “life lessons”

Pope John Paul II (TN): Pope John Paul II HS is seeking potential full time assistant football coaches. Physics and Math teaching positions will be considered. Interested applicants should email head coach, Justin Geisinger: with the following: 1) A cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in working at this dynamic Catholic school, as well as outlining the applicant’s potential contributions to the school outside of the classroom. 2) A resume. 3) A statement of teaching philosophy, emphasizing the applicant’s philosophy of teaching science or math. For a full description of the available position please visit this link.

Bolsa Grande (CA): Bolsa Grande HS is now looking for an experienced running backs coach. If you are a Speed Training specialist there may be additional opportunities. Experienced coaching staff working together to rebuild a program. email Coach Silva at

Heritage (CO): Heritage HS is looking for an energetic Varsity defensive line coach. There are no teaching jobs currently available with this job. Please contact Tyler Johnson with letter of interest and resume at

Park View (VA): Park View High School in Sterling, Va., is looking for a home game 8/25 due to a late cancellation. We are a 4A school (1500 students) who are at the beginning stages of rebuilding. If interested, contact Jason Testerman at (571) 233-4518 or

Jimbo Fisher is not a fan of the new rule prohibiting high school coaches from working FBS camps.

York (SC): York HS is hunting football coaches for all levels 9-12. Certified teachers only. Social Studies, PE and Special Ed teaching jobs available. Contact for info.

Julian Edelman has some thoughts on culture and accountability your players need to hear.

Pottstown (PA): Pottstown School District is currently seeking a high school football varsity offensive coordinator for the 2017 season. Previous high school football coaching experience preferred. Interested candidates should apply through school recruiter on the school district's website via this link.

Panama City (FL):The 2017 NHSA National Football Championship Tournament (11-man Independent) is open to homeschool, private independent and Christian school teams from around the country that play 11-man tackle football. The Tournament is held in Panama City Beach, Florida November 9th-12th, 2017. Teams will compete for a National Championship. please email me at for more info. 

Firelands (OH): Firelands HS is looking for a potential assistant coach with possible coordinating duties. No teaching positions available, local candidates only. Please email Coach O'Rourke

Haddon Heights (NJ): Haddon Heights HS is seeking an assistant coach in the area. Preferably skilled position coach and defensive backs coach. Must have prior experience. Email resume to

Wolcott (CT): Per source, Matt Hove will be the new head coach. Hove spent last season as the head coach at Kenmare/Bowbells/Burke Central Co-op (ND) last season.

Belvidere (IL): Belvidere High School is currently seeking assistant football coaches with possible coordinator position. Current openings in our building are:Family/Consumer Science and Special Education positions plus Bilingual/ESL (South Middle School). NO PE/HEALTH. There is also a "Recurring Daily Substitute" position available in our building ($99.66/day + TRS). Would be perfect for someone who is working on their teaching license or not able to find a full-time position. Visit this link to view all available positions. Please submit resumes to Head Coach Darin Wecker at

Fillmore (CA): Per source, Corey Cole has been hired to replace longtime head coach Matt Dollar. Cole is being joined by Tony Leckie (OC), and Tony Broude (DC).

Lafayette Jefferson (IN): Lafayette Jefferson HS is looking for a certified math teacher, with the potential of a varsity coaching opening for highly qualified candidates. Lafayette Jeff is a school of 2,000 students located in greater Lafayette that competes in the largest class in Indiana. We are fortunate in that we are starting construction on a $2 million locker room project this month, and we will also have a state of the art weight room completed no later than January of 2020. Our school system is also dedicating over $100 million to completely update our middle and high schools. Interested applicants should send their resume and references to

Weequahic (NJ):Weequahic HS is seeking a Football Game on week # 1 or Week # 3 for the 2017 season. If any team is interested please contact head of athletics Gary Westberry via phone at 973-705-3928 or email at

Manistique (MI): Per source, head coach Dennis Beaman has resigned.

Big Sky (MT): Big Sky HS is looking for assistant coaches. Both varsity and sub varsity coaches are needed. Looking for coaches who have experience. There are no teaching positions attached, although we have a science and math position that will be coming open. Contact Matt Johnson

Nease (FL): Nease HS is seeking to add a varsity position coach or JV assistant coach. Teaching positions will be available for the fall of 2017 in Science, English, Social Studies, and Spanish. Nease is a 6A program and an A rated school. The ideal candidate is competitive, energetic, organized and passionate about teaching. All interested applicants please send a resume and references to head coach Tim Krause at

James River (VA): Former Monacan HS (VA) defensive coordinator Bobby Henderson has been named head coach. He replaces Greg Defrancesco, who led the team last season.

Colonial Heights (VA): Dinwiddie HS (VA) offensive coordinator Buzz Edwards has been named head coach. He replaces Remus James.

John Marshall (VA): Phillip Sims has been named head coach, replacing Damon "Redd" Thompson.

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