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High School Scoop - Friday January 3, 2020

Friday January 3, 2020


East Grand Rapids (MI): Assistant coach Jim Galvin, who has coached at a number of west Michigan schools over the past 55 years, has announced his retirement. Galvin has coached at East Grand Rapids as an assistant the past decade, has also served as the head coach at Hudsonville, GR Catholic Central, and Sparta and has been an assistant at Ottawa Hills and Traverse City Central.

St. Bonaventure (CA): Joe Goyeneche has been promoted from defensive coordinator to head coach.

Pleasantville (NJ): Chris Sacco, who took over a winless program and led them to the semifinals in a five-year span, has stepped down.

Harbor (Santa Cruz, CA): Harbor HS is searching for a varsity defensive line coach. Harbor has an enrollment of 900 students and is located in Santa Cruz, CA; Stipend available for position. If interested, please contact head coach James Gaynor at

Upperman (TN): Upperman HS is accepting applications for Assistant Football Coach/Offensive/Defensive Coordinator. Candidates must have excellent communication skills with all stakeholders of the school community. Immediate available teaching position is American Government/Economics. If interested send a letter of interest and resume that includes all coaching and teaching experience to Principal Billy Stepp at and Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Greg Wilson at Position is an immediate opening.

Cincinnati Moeller (OH): Former Eastern Kentucky (FCS) head coach Mark Elder has been hired to lead the program.

Mentor (OH): Offensive coordinator Matt Gray is taking over as the program's new head coach.

Pocono Mountain East (Swiftwater, PA): Head football coach Rob Melosky has stepped down after three years to address his personal health. We understand that Melosky is a two year cancer survivor.

Findlay (OH): Mark Ritzler has stepped down after leading the program for 14 seasons.

East Laurens (GA): East Laurens HS is currently looking to add 2 coaches to current staff. We are searching for best fit on either side of the ball. All teaching fields will be considered including PE. Serious inquiries please email Bin Turner at

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Spaulding (GA): Spalding HS is looking to fill multiple positions. All certifications are available. Interested applicants need to email Jeff Hammond at