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High School Scoop - Friday January 27, 2017

Friday January 27, 2017


Palmdale (CA): Longtime head coach Jeff Williams has informed his team that he is retiring.

Coal City (IL): Head coach Lenny Olsen has resigned.

Sir Francis Drake (San Anselmo, CA): Sir Francis Drake HS is now accepting applications for their Head Varsity Football Coach. Sir Francis Drake is located in beautiful Marin County just 15 miles from San Francisco. We are looking for a highly motivated coach who is a great mentor, communicator and teacher on and off the field. We need a dedicated coach who has the ability of turning a program around. California credentialed teachers please apply because of a possible teaching opportunity opening in the fall, but walk on coaches welcome as well. Please contact athletic director Nate Severin at if interested.

Madison (MI): Madison HS has an OL/DL position available. This is a stipend position only. Interested coaches should email their resume and any questions to head coach Taz Wallace at

Concordia Prep (MD): Concordia Prep has positions on varsity level available specifically Offensive line,and Defensive backs. We currently have no teaching positions but with possible stipend for coaching. All interested candidates should email their resume and any questions to head coach Josh Ward at

East Carteret (NC): We hear the head coaching job is open.

Cardinal Ritter (St. Louis, MO):Cardinal Ritter HS is looking for an opponent week 6 (September 23rd) for the 2017-2018 season. If interested, please email coach Gregory at

Ravenswood (TN): Richie Wessman has resigned after one season as head coach.

Hillsboro (TN): Craig Clayton has resigned from the head coaching position after five seasons. Clayton served as head coach for a total of 33 seasons and has a career record fo 273-129 with stops at Todd County (KY), Hopkinsville (KY) and Franklin (TN) along with Hillsboro.

Sierra (CA): Chris Johnson, the former head coach at Ripon HS (CA), has been tabbed head coach of the program. He replaces Jeff Harbison who led Sierra to a state title in 2015.

Creekside (FL): Creekside HS is looking to hire multiple coaches on both the varsity and sub-varsity levels, including an Offensive Coordinator/QB coach. Creekside is an “A” rated school and will have openings in variety of teaching fields next year. These teaching positions include Health/PE among other spots and potentially an upper level/AP Social Studies position within the next few weeks. We are looking for coaches who are committed to developing our student athletes to be better men who are both mentally and physically tough. Please send a cover letter, resume and any relevant information to

Mahwah (NJ): Head coach Jeff Remo has retired after back-to-back state sectional titles and consecutive 11-1 records.

Hartford (MI): Brad Manning has been hired to lead the program.

Bangor (MI): Travis Farris has been tabbed as the new head coach.

Bainbridge (GA): Bainbridge HS is looking for a 2017 football game. We are a 5A school located in Southwest Georgia. Open dates available are: Aug. 18, Sept. 22, Oct. 13. We will travel. Interested program can email

Weimar (TX): Head coach David Husmann has announced he will step down after the 2017 season.

Lavernia (TX): Tyler Chapel Hill offensive coordinator Chris Taber has been named head coach and athletic director.

El Paso Austin (TX): Eric Pichardo, the defensive coordinator at El Paso Bowie HS (TX), will be the new head coach of the program.

Wilmington (MA): Craig Turner has been named head coach. Turner spent the past four seasons turning around the Mystic Valley (MA) program.

Smith-Cotton (Sedalia, MO): Defensive coordinator Charlie McFail has been promoted to head coach.

East Wake (NC): Sean Murphy has been named head coach at East Wake HS. Murphy previously served as the head coach at Archbishop Curley HS (MD).

Elgin (TX): Head coach Jim Garfield has been named assistant athletic director at Lubbock ISD and the head coaching job is now open.

Lakeland (FL): Lakeland HS, home of the Dreadnaughts, has an offensive line position available. Candidates should send their resume to

Peachtree Ridge (GA): Norcross HS (GA) offensive coordinator Reggie Stancil will be the program's new head coach, per source.

Miller (TX): Head coach and athletic coordinator Remy Rodriguez will retire at the end of the school year.

Talladega (AL): Talladega HS, a 5A school, is looking for a defensive line coach and linebackers coach with possible defensive coordinator duties for the right candidate. Contact head coach / athletic director Ted Darby at 256-589-0012.

Havelock (NC): Caleb King has been named head coach after going 23-5 at East Carteret HS (NC).

Red Bluff (CA): Former longtime Yrenka HS (CA) coach Orlyn Culp has been hired to take over the program. Culp was the team's defensive coordinator for the 2016 season.

Venice (FL): Venice HS is looking for a home game the week of 10/6/17. Willing to assist with travel. Interested programs can contact coach Peacock at 941-232-6784.

Highland (AL): Phillip Coggins, the defensive coordinator at Wetumpka HS (AL), will be the new head coach, pending board approval.

Archbishop Shaw (LA): Scott Barinsfather has stepped down from the head coaching post after 15 seasons and will join the staff at Jesuit (LA) as offensive coordinator.

Loreauville (LA): Rhett Peliter has been tabbed as head coach to take over for Trent Delahoussaye.

The Church Academy of Baton Rouge (LA): Head coach Ben Palmer has left to join the staff at Calvary Baptist (LA).

Iowa (LA): Sean Richard has stepped down from the head coaching role to move into administration.

Siegel (TN): Mike Copley has been named head coach, per source. Copley spent the last two seasons as the head coach at Louisville Ballard (KY).

Smithfield-Selma (NC): Smithfield-Selma HS is looking for a Head Varsity football coach. The ideal candidate must be able to commit to a year round program which will include off-season skill development and summer workouts. Individuals with Head coaching or coordinator experience at the high school or college level is preferred, but not required. College playing experience is a plus. Interested candidates must have a NC teacher certificate or have the ability to obtain a teacher certificate in NC. Teaching positions are TBD. Interested candidates please email a cover letter and resume to Coach Burke, AD at

Santa Clara (CA): Santa Clara HS is looking for a Week 4 Game 9/22/2017 AWAY 2017 HOME 2018. Interested programs can contact Nick Garrett at

St. Joseph Central (MO): Andy Ball, who coached the offensive line at Missouri Western (D-II) the last two seasons, has been named head coach, per source.

Benton (St. Joseph, MO): Diamond (MO) head coach Ben Glidewell has been tabbed to take over the program.

St. Clair County (AL): Matt Glover, the former head coach at Pinson Valley, is the new head coach. He replaces Lance Smith.

Donoho (AL): Mark Sanders, the head coach at Victory Christian HS (AL) is the new head coach of the program, replacing Andy McWilliams.

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