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High School Scoop - Monday January 29, 2018

Monday January 29, 2018


Lansing Everett (MI): Mike Smith, who spent the last several seasons at Eaton Rapids HS (MI), has been named head coach and athletic director.

Diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, a Texas high school coach has decided to keep coaching.

Apollo (KY): Phillip Hawkins is leaving his post as the head coach at Doss HS (KY) after four seasons to become the head coach at Apollo HS.

What ADs are looking for when considering hiring a first-time head coach.

Ganado (TX): Bay City (TX) offensive coordinator Brent Bennett will be the new head coach and athletic director, pending board approval, per Matt Stepp.

Champagnat (FL): After leading the program to a state title, and second straight appearance in the state finals, head coach Dennis Marroquin is stepping down.

Meridian (MS): Meridian HS is seeking candidates for Varsity Defensive Backs coach, possibly Co-Defensive Coordinator for the right fit. Looking for an energetic hard working DBs coach with high character, knowledge of Hudl, Mississippi Teachers license, that’s a hard worker in the weight room. We have various teaching vacancies. Send your resume and letter of interest to head football coach, Calvin Hampton,

Kent Roosevelt (OH): Per source, Mark Geis is leaving Rootstown HS (OH) to be the new head coach at Kent Roosevelt.

Palatka (FL): Palatka HS is looking to hire a offensive line coach. Interested candidates email at

Lakeview (LA): Brandon Helms, the former head coach at Natchitoches Central HS (LA), has been named the new head coach at Lakeview, per source.

Bradford (FL): Bradford HS is looking for two assistant coaches. All positions are available except for coordinators. Teaching positions also available. Interested candidates can email resumes to Brian Tomlinson at

Lebanon (OH): Lebanon HS has multiple assistant coach openings. Looking for highly motivated and highly qualified coaches. Teaching positions are unknown at this time. If interested, please contact Head Coach Matt Hopkins at

Quincy Notre Dame (IL): Bill Connell, the head of the team the past 26 seasons, has officially stepped down after 186 wins and 21 playoff appearances.

Russellville (KY): Mikie Benton is being promoted from defensive coordinator to head coach.

Port St. Joe (FL): Greg Jordan is the new head coach after spending the past 12 seasons at rival Blountstown HS (FL) where he went 105-39 with two appearances in the state title game.

Valley Center (LA): Offensive coordinator Scott L'Ecuyer has been promoted to head coach.

McMain (LA): Torri Denis, who spent the past six seasons as quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator at Edna Karr HS (LA), has been named head coach.

Dos Pueblos (CA): Doug Caines has been promoted to head coach after spending the past three seasons as defensive coordinator.

Lebanon (OH):Lebanon HS is looking for a scrimmage on August 7th. JV and Freshmen will be included. If interested, please contact Head Coach Matt Hopkins at

Tyngsboro (MA): Rob Beaudette, an assistant on staff the past two seasons, has been named head coach.

Kileen Ellison (TX): Trent Gregory, who has been the head coach the last five seasons, has decided to retire.

Newport Harbor (Newport Beach, CA): Jeff Brinkley has decided to retire after leading the program for 32 years.

Springfield (OH): Kevin Vaughn is stepping down as head coach to spend more time with his family.

Hays (TX): Head coach Neal LaHue has announced his retirement from football. LaHue spent 33 seasons with stops at Ingleside HS (TX), Westlake HS (TX), Kerrville Tivy HS (TX), Texas A&M Kingsville, and San Antonio Roosevelt (TX). He went 25-28 in five seasons with the program.

Twin Falls (ID): Head coach Allyn Reynolds will retire at the end of the school year after 11 seasons.

Newberry (FL): Newberry HS has coaching opening available. Possible coordinator position for the right candidate. Teaching openings are unknown at this time and won't be until August. NO PE! If interested email resume/references to For more information call Coach Vester at 863-528-2736.

Goleman (FL): Goleman Senior HS is seeking candidates for its Varsity wide receivers coach position. This is a stipend position with possible teaching opportunities in the fall. Those interested please send cover letter, resume and references to HC Ariel Cribeiro at

Washington Wilkes (GA): Washington Wilkes HS is looking for the best fit for a defensive coach. Duties could also include special teams coordinator duties. PE position available. Please contact head coach Chad Alligood at

Midwest Prep (Postgrad - IL): Midwest Prep Academy, located in Rantoul, IL is looking for assistant football coaches. Midwest Prep is a post secondary sports boarding academy. Our athletes are trained by us while staying on our campus full time, for the duration of the football season. An offensive coordinator position is available, along with QB, WR, RB, LB, and OL coaches. An ACT standardized test prep instructor position is also available. Competitive pay structure, meals and housing are available. Contact Marques Sullivan at for more information to and send resume.

Titusville (FL): Titusville HS, a 5A school located on Florida’s Space Coast, is looking for a dynamic offensive line coach. Familiarity with zone principles preferred. Teaching positions may be available for those with/able to obtain Florida teaching certification, dependent on area of certification. Please send resumes to Head Coach Wayne Lawrence at

Bayside (FL): Bayside HS in Beautiful Palm Bay, FL is looking for Varsity assistant coaches. A young, hard working offensive line coach with knowledge of Hudl, Florida teaching license, willing to work in the spring and summer weight program. Also looking for young, energetic defensive assistants with high school or college playing experience that are certified to teach. Varsity Linebackers and Defensive Backs are needed. Must be able to work Hudl or willing to learn it, able to work in the spring and Summer weight room program. Coordinator position for the right person. Send resume and cover letter to

Wayne Hills (NJ):Wayne Hills HS is seeking an out of state game for 2018 on the weekend of 8/31. All inquiries please contact Wayne Demikoff at

Grady (Atlanta, GA): Grady HS is looking for an opponent to host for a scrimmage on Friday, August 10th or Saturday, August 11th. All interested programs should email Coach Clark at

Thousand Oaks (CA): Mike Leibin has resigned after 11 years leading the program.

Palacios (TX): Chad Graves has been named head coach and athletic director.

Encinal (FL): Keith Minor has been announced as the new head coach.

Herndon (VA): Dan Coghlan is the new head coach, replacing Jeremiah Davis.