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High School Scoop - Friday December 21, 2018

Friday December 21, 2018


Josey (GA): John Starr II has been named head coach. Starr is the son of former head coach John Starr that led the program to a state title in 1995.

Garden Spot (PA): Zach Fulmer has resigned from the head coaching position after an 0-10 season.

Malvern (AR): Fountain Lake HS (FL) head coach JD Plumlee has accepted the head coaching job.

McCaskey (PA): Eric Spencer has stepped down from the head coaching job.

Garfield Heights (OH): Lance Reisland is stepping down after leading the program for 23 seasons.

Hamilton County (FL): Richard Vester has been named the new head coach. He most recently served as the head coach at Newberry HS (FL), where he led the program to two playoff trips.

Booker T. Washington (FL): Head coach Dredrick Bell has resigned after one season.

Lake City (SC): Terrell Fleming has resigned from the head coaching job.

Green (OH): Mark Geis has been announced as the new head coach. Geis previously spent six seasons as head coach at Rootstown (OH).

Antwerp (OH): Longtime head coach Drew Altimus has resigned.

Newton (GA): Camiel Grant, who had been serving as the interim head coach, has been named the team's new head coach.

Marlington (OH): Tuslaw HS (OH) head coach Mark Gulling has been named head coach after previously being the offensive coordinator in 2015 and 2016.

West Valley (AK): Roy Hessner, who spent last season as an assistant coach and has spent 30 years as a Marine, has been named head coach.

Pueblo West (CO): Activities director Monte Pinkerton has resigned to become the dean of students at Pueblo County HS.

Walker (Marietta, GA): The Walker School, a single A private school, located in Marietta, GA has openings for a defensive coordinator and an offensive line coach. Current teaching slots are for Middle School History and Upper School Math. No PE. Please send resume and references to

Manatee (Bradenton, FL): Manatee HS is looking to hire an experienced Defensive line coach for the 2019 football season. All interested candidates must have a valid Florida Teachers certificate. This is an on campus position. Applicant must understand that this is a year round commitment. Weight training in the off season & summer workouts during the week & summer college camps on the weekends. Collegiate playing experience & past coaching experience is preferred. Please contact Head Coach Yusuf Shakir at with your resume. We are also looking to hire JV & Freshmen level coaches.

Northwestern (Prince Georges County, MD): Northwestern HS located in Prince Georges County, MD is currently looking for experienced football coaches to join our staff. We are looking for highly motivated coaches that possess great character, a strong work ethic, and a team-first mindset. Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator, Offensive Coordinator, QB Coach, WR Coach, and LB Coach are our strongest needs, but coaches at ALL positions will be considered at this time. We are looking for the best candidates possible that will be able to help us rebuild, and commit to a year round program that includes a strength and conditioning program and 7on7. Interested candidates please send a resume, and a list of references to Head Football Coach Bryan Pierre at

Saint Francis (HI): Head coach Kip Akana has stepped down, per source

Capistrano Valley (CA): The head coaching job is open, and has been posted. Questions can be directed to

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Sinton (TX): Head coach Tom Allen has stepped down as head coach and athletic director after 12 seasons with the program.

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La Mirada (CA): Mike Moschetti has been tabbed to take over the program.


Capistrano Valley (CA): Ernie Bucher has resigned from the head coaching position.

Suwanee (FL): Suwannee HS located in Live Oak, Florida is looking for a week 9 game (Oct 18). We are a small 5A school that dresses around 40 players. We can travel this year if needed. Contact head coach Kyler Hall if interested at

HS Head Coaching Change Map: Check out the 2018-19 head coaching changes from across the country.