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High School Scoop - Friday February 3, 2017

Friday February 3, 2017


Lake Orion (MI): Chris Bell has stepped down from the head coaching job after being promoted to district athletic director, and longtime assistant coach John Blackstock has been promoted to head coach.

Calvary Chapel (CA): Calvary Chapel HS located in Santa Ana, CA is hiring multiple positions (RBs, OL, DL, LBs). Possible defensive coordinator for right candidate. All positions are stipend with no teaching positions. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send resume to No phone calls please.

Bishop Foley (Madison Heights, MI): Brian Barnes, an assistant at Clawson HS (MI), has been named head coach.

Brookefield Central (WI): Brookfield Central HS has an opening for varsity LB coach with possibility of defensive coordinator for right fit. We are a multiple 3-4 team. Brookfield Central has a great history of successful football: 3 state runner ups, 17 conference championships and 15 playoff appearances. The last 2 seasons BC has went 19-4. They're are no teaching positions available at this time. Contact head coach Jed Kennedy at

Belton (MO): Belton HS is looking for a varsity assistant. We are a class 5 school in the Kansas City area competing in the Suburban Conference. We are developing a competitive program and want to continue to improve our coaching staff, we are looking for a high energy coach that loves kids and passionate about coaching the fundamentals of football. Our priority is to find an offensive line coach but possible defensive line. We do have Physical Education position at the high school and possibly other teacher openings to come. Interested applicants should send resume to HC Todd Vaughn at

Davenport North (IA): Davenport North HS is seeking assistant coaches on both sides of the ball. We are a 4A school building a program. Possible roles for the ideal candadite are head freshmen, head position coaches (DBs, WRs, QBs, OL), offensive coordinator (fresh/soph/possible Varsity), defensive coordinator (sophomore). Coaches must be able to run individuals in a fast paced practice. Teaching positions will be available for 17-18. All resumes and contact information should be emailed to head coach Brandon Krusey at

Westland Hialeah (FL): Westland Hialeah HS is seeking coaches to join the staff. All positions are available include offensive and defensive coordinator for the right candidate. Positions are for coaches to start with spring football beginning at the end of April. Interested coaches should email Coach Van Dusen at with a resume.

New Research: How Top Small School HS Programs “Do More with Less” – Since much of successful coaching lies in anticipating and managing, nobody understands that more than small school high school coaches who have learned to utilize limited numbers (players and staff), stay ahead of injuries and continually adjust their scheme to match their ever-changing personnel. X&O Labs researched how some small high school coaches are able to be successful year after year despite these problems. The criteria was geared for coaches who work with an average varsity roster size of 40 or less and have a career win/loss percentage of .790. Research was segmented into four areas of study: off-season program development, working with a limited roster size, delegating responsibilities to a smaller assistant coaching staff and implementing a scheme to maximize a talent base. Click here to read the report.

IMG Academy (FL): Former Oregon quarterback and GA Nate Costa will be the new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at IMG, Bruce Feldman reports.

Kinston (AL): Former Slocomb (AL) head coach and Charles Henderson (AL) offensive coordinator Jon Cooper has been named head coach.

Glades Central (FL): Jessie Hester has been named head coach.

Arlington (MA): Arlington HS, 15 minutes north of Boston, is hiring one varsity assistant coach for the 2017-18 season. We are a division 2 program in the competitive Middlesex League Liberty (Large) Division. Our staff needs a high-energy varsity WR coach to play an important role in our pistol-spread offense. If interested, please contact HC Ryan Gendron at with your resume.

Wildwood (FL): McKinley Rolle is the new head coach at Wildwood HS.

Birmingham Brother Rice (MI): Adam Korzeniewski, wo served as the school's defensive coordinator from 2010-2013, which included three state titles, has been named head coach.

Ralls (TX): Head coach and athletic director Jeff Caffey and the school have decided to part ways, per Matt Stepp.

Mead (WA): Mead HS three defensive openings. Potential LBs / defensive coordinator, defensive backs , sophomore defensive coach. There is also a counseling teaching position open. Send resumes to athletic director John Barrington  Apply for teaching position via this link.

Granada Hills (CA): Granada Hills Charter HS is looking for an experienced Varsity offensive coordinator who is knowledgeable in the power game and able to coach QBs. Also looking for, JV Head Coach, DL, WR assistance coaches. Coaches must be able to teach with energy and enthusiasm. All positions are walk-on with a stipend. Contact Coach Roby via email with your resume at

Milford (MI): Dan Novak, who was the head coach at Ann Arbor Huron HS (MI) last season, has been named head coach.

Greensburg Central Catholic (PA): Greensburg Central Catholic, Greensburg, Pa, is looking to hire a defensive coordinator and several assistant coaches for the upcoming fall season. Please send resume and 3 references to athletic director Dan Mahoney at Deadline is February 12th.

Bonner Springs (Bonner Springs, KS): Bonner HS has an opening for a two varsity assistant coaches. (Offensive Line & Defensive Line). A successful candidate must possess knowledge, experience, and prior success in coaching at the high school or collegiate level. Offensive Line candidate will need some knowledge within the no huddle up-tempo style spread offensive systems. Coaching stipend will be based on candidate’s experience. Responsibilities include coaching the offensive line position group, opponent scouting, and video editing (Hudl), scouting reports, and other duties as assigned by the head coach and / or offensive coordinator. Defensive Line candidate must possess knowledge in teaching multiple fronts, teaching fundamentals and defensive line techniques, scouting reports, and coaching the defensive line position group. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, and in a positive manner with student athletes, coaches, and alumni. *There is the possibility of a teaching position (PE or Math) and also there is one non-certified position in the building.* Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to HC Chad Eaddy at No phone calls please. Bonner High School is located in Unified School District 204, just a short drive from Kansas City. Please look on website for salary schedule.

Rittman (OH): Rittman High School is seeking growth minded individuals who desire to have a positive impact on the world through Love, Effort, Attitude and Discipline (LEAD). Varsity and Junior High Assistant Football positions available and possible teaching openings. Interested applicants should send please send a purpose statement and resume to Head Football Coach Levi Nelson at

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