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High School Scoop - Tuesday December 13, 2016

Tuesday December 13, 2016


Orland (CA): Head coach Mike McDonald is stepping down.

Citrus (FL): Nate Varnadore has been named the new head coach of the program.

Brookside Christian (GA): Brookside Christian Football is looking for a few qualified coaches to join our staff. 2016 was a good year with our first year as a staff winning league and section and making it to the 6A Nor Cal Bowl Game. We will return all but 2 kids but we are also losing a few coaches due to family relocation. If you are interested in becoming part of the program please email Coach McGowan at or call/text 707-495-8512. May be able to find an on campus position in Fall.

Coahulla Creek (Dalton, GA): Coahulla Creek HS is looking for assistant football coaches. Our school is fairly new (5 years old), and is located in a great community. Coaching positions are flexible and we anticipate having various teaching slot openings. Looking for positive, high energy guys who enjoy coaching and don’t mid the work that goes into building a program. Resumes can be sent to coach Caleb Bagley at the following email address at

Northwest (House Springs, MO): The head coaching has been posted.

Woodcreek (Roseville, CA): Woodcreek HS looking for a football assistants (possible head coach) at the lower levels (Frosh/JV). Teaching positions that are coming available at the end of the school year PE, Health, Possible English & Social Studies. Stipend positions for on staff coaches. If interested please email one of our Head Coaches in Kyle Stowers at or Brad Hunkins at

Battlefield (VA): Head coach Jared Van Acker will not return after leading the team for two seasons.

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

Brookside Christian (CA):Brookside Christian HS is in need of a home game for 2017 Week 1 (9/1 weekend) or Week 5 (9/29 weekend). Willing to travel in 2018. Please contact Coach McGowan at 707-495-8512 or

East Coweta (GA): Head coach Steve Pardue is retiring from the Georgia Public School System we understand.

East Paulding (GA): Former Sprayberry HS (GA) head coach Billy Shakelford is the new head coach.

Sprayberry (GA): Sources tell us that the head coaching job is open after head coach Billy Shakelford has decided to step down.

San Saba (CA): Jeff Pannell has resigned after eight seasons leading the Armadillos, per Matt Stepp.

Milton (FL): West Florida HS (FL) head coach Harry Lees has stepped down to become the new head coach at Milton.

Castle (HI): Head coach Nelson Maeda will not return as head coach.

Mariner (FL): Mariner HS is looking for committed and dedicated assistant football coaches. Coaching positions are flexible. Possible defensive coordinator opportunity for the right coach. Previous high school and/or college coaching experience preferred. Other coaching opportunities/stipends could be added for qualified candidates (track, weightlifting, etc.) We anticipate teaching openings in the near future. Applicants must be committed to building an outstanding high school football program and have updated teaching and/or coaching certification in Florida. Our Coaching staff is dedicated to the athletic and academic development of the young men in our program. Please send resume, certifications, references, and other relevant information to head coach Travis Smith at

Bishop Watterson (OH): Head coach Dan Bjelac has resigned.

Landmark Christian (GA): Landmark Christian School in Fairburn, Georgia (20 minutes south of Atlanta) is looking for 1 varsity football game on either October 6th or 13th. Landmark plays in the GHSA and is a Class A Private school. Landmark has an enrollment of approx. 272 students in grades 9-12. Please contact head football coach Wayne Brantley if you are interested in playing at

Kileen Shoemaker (TX): After one season, the school and head coach Johnnie Fair have agreed to part ways.

Pickens (SC): Chad Smith has stepped down from being the head coach at Clover HS (SC) to become the head coach at his alma mater, Pickens HS.

Jacksonville (NC): Jacksonville HS in Jacksonville NC is looking for an assistant football coach who is certified in Earth Science. The job will be open in the second semester in Jan. Jacksonville is located in eastern NC about 20 minutes from coast. Please contact Beau Williams at if interested.

Lake Weir (FL): Per source, Will Dettor will be the new head coach of the program.

Hanford West (CA): Cannon Sanchez has been named head coach.

Granite Hills (Porterville, CA): Assistant Dan Williams has been promoted to head coach.

William Chrisman (Kansas City, MO): Head coach Scorpio Horn is leaving to become the defensive line coach at Missouri Western (D-II), per source.

Newberry (FL): Newberry HS is a rural 3A high school just outside of Gainesville, FL. We are accepting applications for an experienced varsity defensive coordinator with social studies certification or ability to obtain it. Email cover letter, resume and references to General questions can be texted to 863-528-2736.

Medina County (OH): Mark Pinzone has stepped down from the head coaching post.

Brunswick (OH): Medina County HS (OH) head coach Mark Pinzone is taking over at Brunswick HS (OH), where he will replace Luke Beal.

Medina City (OH): Dan Sutherland will not return as head coach.

Claiborne (TN): Claiborne HS has an assistant coaching positions available. Candidates with experience coordinating defense, coaching secondary, or coaching quarterbacks in a split back veer triple option system will be given immediate consideration. All teaching certifications will be considered. Immediate opening to start in January in Chemistry. You must be certified in the state of Tennessee, or have ability to become certified quickly. Join a tight knit family oriented coaching staff. If interested send your resume with current and updated references to head coach Nathan Medlin at or contact 828-508-4931 for more information.

Notre Dame Academy (Green Bay, WI): Notre Dame Academy is seeking to fill its head Varsity coaching position. The ideal candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the mission of NDA and will hold high standards of Christian faith, morality and integrity, discipline, commitment to service, hard work, and a strong desire for success. The candidate should have proficient football knowledge and will be responsible for all levels of the program, including assembling a strong staff. In addition, strong communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to engage the NDA community and generate youth interest. A minimum of 5 years coaching experience at the varsity level is required; head coaching experience with proven record of success is preferred. All interested parties should apply regardless of a teaching position. Please email resume by January 16, 2017 to athletic director Jeanne Stangel at

Boiling Springs (PA): The head coaching job is open following the resignation of Nate Freier.

Herriman (Salt Lake City, UT):Herriman High School in Salt Lake City, Utah is looking for a game next year 2017. Preferably a home game. Willing to travel in 2018. Largest Division in Utah. Interested programs can contact Dustin Pearce at

Phillip O. Berry (NC): Phillip O. Berry HS is seeking assistant football coaches on the varsity level including quarterbacks coach, offensive line, linebackers and defensive backs with the potential offensive coordinator position for the right candidate. Stipends will be available for all positions. All candidates must have previous experience, preferably college experience. Please send your resume to

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