High School Scoop - Friday February 26, 2021

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Friday February 26, 2021


Stephenson (GA): Long-time head coach Ron Gartrell is stepping down the AJC is reporting. Gartrell finishes his career with 243 victories. Congratulations on retirement Coach!

St. Thomas Aquinas (FL): Aquinas AD George Smith plans to retire the Sun-Sentinel is reporting. The former head football coach won 361 games and six state championships during his coaching career which ended in 2011. Enjoy retirement Coach!

De Smet Jesuit High School (St. Louis, MO): De Smet Jesuit High School (St. Louis, MO) is looking for a qualified Varsity football coaching assistant who can also teach Business. De Smet is a Class 6 (Largest football class in Missouri) Catholic all-boys college preparatory high school, that is coming off a recent 2019 State Championship as part of back to back State Championship appearances. We are also a member of the very competitive Metro Catholic Conference (MCC). We currently have a full-time in-building business teaching position open. Preferred teaching qualifications for candidates are a Degree in Business (Bachelor’s at minimum), and at least two years’ experience in business management OR at least two years’ secondary or post-secondary teaching experience.Football coaching duties forcandidate would begin June 2021 at the latest. Coaching experience with film breakdown, sideline technology, and a passion for coaching and developing young men through the game of football are welcomed! Experience with coaching the OL is an additional preference, but our search is not limited to just that position group. We are open to all candidates. If interested, please send your resume to HC Robert Steeples at rsteeples@desmet.org . Can also be reached on Twitter: @SteepDiesel God Bless

Holton (MI): The head coaching job is open following the recent resignation of Mike Jados.

scoutSmart: “scoutSMART has made a significant difference in the way we recruit.” See why here.

North Miami Beach (FL): North Miami Beach Senior HS is looking for Junior Varsity Football Coaches. They must be dedicated and willing to work in the off-season. There is a possibility of an hourly position opening up in the school in the fall. Anyone interested, contact Head Coach, Jeff Bertani at nmbfbc@dadeschools.net.

Tucker (GA): Former Northview (GA) head coach James Thomson has taken the head coaching job at Tucker HS.

Littlefield (TX): Former Bushland HS (TX) head coach Jimmy Thomas has been approved by the school board as head coach / athletic director.


WARROOM: "We used to have spreadsheets and google docs everywhere; equipment management and team communication was a nightmare! Now I spend more time coaching because of WARROOM. If you don’t use WARROOM you might as well turn in your whistle."

Uvalde (TX): Wade Miller has been named athletic director / head coach.