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High School Scoop - Monday February 20, 2017

Monday February 20, 2017


West Lincoln (MS) head coach Justin Sawyer passed away over the weekend. Only 36, Sawyer earned his first head coaching job just four weeks ago. He leaves behind a wife and two young daughters. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

John Ehret (LA): Source tells FootballScoop offensive coordinator Clint Harrison is leaving the program. Harrison is the former head coach at Belle Chasse.

Grace King (LA): Bonnabel high school defensive coordinator Bryant Holmes is the new head coach at Grace King.

Bonnabel (LA): Head coach Reggie Rogers has been asked to step down & the school is now searching for a new head coach.

East (UT): East is looking for an out of state opponent to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah, for a game the weekend of Sept 1st. Prefer a one year deal. Please call (801)-505-2195 or email Tony Fa ( for more detailed information about assistance with travel accommodations.

Chagrin Falls Kenston (OH): Kenston High School currently has an assistant coaching position available for a Defensive Secondary coach. The successful candidate(s) possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with Hudl, and positional skill work. Currently, there is no teaching position, but one could come available in the future for the right coach with the right credentials. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Head Coach Jeff Grubrich

Stadium (WA): Stadium HS is looking for an experienced assistant coach/special teams coordinator. This is a stipend opportunity, not tied to a teaching position. There are potential openings in Math & English next fall, with substitute openings immediately. Must be able to start in May, for spring practice. Ideal candidate will have experience working with the secondary and/or special teams, but will take the best possible candidate. We are an up and coming program coming off of its best season in school history. Contact Coach Ford

Ann Arbor Pioneer (MI): Bill Bellers has been promoted to head coach at AA Pioneer. He spent the past four seasons leading the program's junior varsity program.

Wilmington High (MA): Mystic Valley Head Coach Craig Turner has been named Head Coach at Wilmington High. Turner compiled a 28-15 record in fourseasons with two conference titles, three sectional titles, and was the 2014 Eastern Mass division 6 Boston globe coach of the year. Mystic valley job is open.

Calvary Day School (Savannah, GA): Rick Tomberlin, head coach at Calvary Day School in Savannah, Ga has retired after 1 year citing health reasons. He was head coach for 1 year and they went 10-1 and won the region.

Sam Houston MST (TX): Defensive Line Coach Blake Besselman at Fulshear High School, Fulshear TX. Has been named Head coach at Sam Houston MST (Math, Science and Technology) Houston, TX.

Colonial Heights (VA): Buzz Edwards who was the offensive coordinator at Dinwiddie has been hired as the new head coach at Colonial Heights (VA)

Pinecrest (NC):Pinecrest HS in Southern Pines NC needs a 2017 home game and will travel the following year out of state. Please contact HFC Chris Metzger at 239-248-0808 or email at

Daphne (AL): Daphne High School is seeking an experienced Offensive Coordinator that can coach QB and/or RB. Teaching positions will be available. Please send resumes to the Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Kenny King at Please no phone calls. Daphne is located in Southern Alabama just outside of Mobile.

Franklin Heights (OH): Cory Fenner is the new head football coach at Franklin Heights High Schoo. He previously served as offensive coordinator at Groveport Madison.

Mount Michael Benedectine (NE): Mount Michael Benedictine High School is hiring a head varsity football coach. Mount Michael is an all-male ,boarding, day and international high school of 250 students near Omaha.The school fields three teams: varsity, JV and freshman, in the second-largest class in the state as a member of River Cities Conference. Recent addition of weight room and home football field. Email resumes only at this time to

Toledo Waite (OH): Toledo Waite has hired former University of Toledo, Tennessee State, Hamburg Blue Devils and Cologne Crocodiles (Germany) coach Kirk Heidelberg to serve as its head coach.

Cabrillo (CA): We're told Ventura defensive coordinator A.J. Pateras has been named head coach at Cabrillo.

Boys Town (NE): Kevin Kush will not return after 21 years as head coach.

Brainerd (TN): Tyrus Ward is the new head coach.

Morristown West (TN): Morristown West High in Hamblen County is currently seeking assistant football coaches with possible coordinator position. All certification will be considered. Please submit resumes to Head Coach Alvin Sanders at

Parkview (MO): Southwestern Assemblies of God (NAIA - TX) offensive coordinator Paul Hansen has been named head coach at Parkview.

Whitwell (TN): Whitwell has promoted defensive coordinator Randall Boldin to head coach position.