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High School Scoop - Monday November 28, 2016

Monday November 28, 2016


Mankato West (MN): Mark Esch has stepped down after six trips to the state semifinals in 11 seasons.

Benton (MO): Matthew Tabor has stepped down after nearly a decade as Benton's head coach.

Parker (FL): Head coach Tommy Balom will not return.

Marysville (OH): Head coach Morgan Cotter has resigned.

Hillsboro (OR): Adam Reese will not return as head coach.

Milford (MI): Tim Gough has resigned after three seasons as head coach.

Tomball (TX): Danny Ramsey has resigned after five years as head coach.

Shallowater (TX): Head coach Chad Terry has been reassigned.

Haddon Heights (NJ): Chris Lina has submitted his letter of resignation after one season.

Maple Shade (NJ): Head coach Tony Nicolino will not return, per source.

Freedom (WI): We understand that the head coaching job is open.

Lutheran North (St. Louis, MO): Lutheran North HS with 250 students has a week 1 opening for 2017. Dates are August 18 or 19. We can host or travel. Will consider any classics or out of state opponents. Please contact head coach Carl Reed via email at

Talladega (AL): Per source, the head coaching job is open.

Winward (West LA, CA): WindwardHS is seeking qualified candidates for an open position to coach offensive AND defensive line. Prefer candidate to have high level junior varsity head coaching experience or offensive line coaching experience at the varsity level. College level experience (playing or coaching offensive line) is also a plus. Generous stipend available. Please send resume and cover letter to

Gulf (FL): The head coaching job is open sources tell FootballScoop.

De Anza (CA): De Anza HS is seeking highly qualified applicants for a head coach / Physical Education / Strength and Conditioning position for the 2017 Spring Semester (January 18 – June 8). De Anza HS is a Red Ribbon School in the East SF Bay area (1400 students). The S&C facility (a Hammer Strength facility) is one of the finest on the high school level. A California SS Teaching Certificate/Physical Education is required. CSCS, SCCC, USAW certification is desirable. Additional coaching positions on campus may also be available. Please contact head coach Richard Gaskell at

Westland Hialeah (FL): The head coaching position has been posted.

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J Serra (CA): Per source, Jim Hartigan has resigned from the head coaching post.

Ocean Lakes (VA): Ocean Lakes HS is looking to hire three assistant football coaches (2 Varsity level and one JV. These are paid and/or volunteer positions. Offensive and defensive positions will be determined according to experience and expertise. Contact head coach Joe Jones at

CREC Co-op / Public Safety Academy (CT): The head coaching job is open, per source.

Xavier (Middletown, CT): Sean Marinan has resigned as head coach after 15 seasons and five state titles.

Flowery Branch (GA): Flowery Branch HS in Flowery Branch, GA is looking for a head coach. We are a school of approximately 1750 students that has been open for 15 years. During that time we have had a good deal of success in football, including State Runner up in 2008. Our ideal candidate will be a high energy, motivator who can develop young men both on and off the field. Our community and school support the football program and it can be an ideal situation for the right person. Please email resume and letter of interest to Athletic Director Jimmy Lawler at Deadline for resumes is December 18.

Scotch Plains-Fanwood (NJ): Per source, Jon Stack will not return and the head coaching job has been posted.

Sierra (CA): Head coach Jeff Harbison is stepping down after 12 years and eight postseason appearances.

White Oak (Jacksonville, NC): White Oak HS is seeking an assistant football coach that can fill a math teaching position that will begin in January. Opportunities to coach in other sports in winter and/or spring are also available. Send resumes to AD at

Warsaw (MO): Ryan Boyer has been named head coach, succeeding Paul Thomas. Boyer will also serve as athletic director.

White Bear Lake (MN): White Bear Lake HS is looking to hire a defensive coordinator. Email if interested. White Bear Lake is a 6A school.

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Chancellor (VA): Bob Oliver has decided to retire after nearly two decades leading the program, citing health reasons.

George Washington Carver (Birmingham, AL): George Washington Carver HS, a 6A porgram, is looking for offensive coordinator with strong offensive line background and play calling experience. ALL other positions are open for the right fit. Current positions available Math and Science" immediate openings". 38k plus BS $42k plus masters. Football stipend (assistant - $4200 and offensive coordinator $7900. Interested candidates can send resume to

Sheldon (OR): Head coach Lane Johnson, who has been a part of four state title staffs at Sheldon, has resigned.

Lowndes (GA):Lowndes HS in Valdosta, GA is in need of a home game on August 25th, 2017. Financial incentives may be possible. Please contact head coach/AD Randy McPherson at

Concordia Prep (MD): Concordia Prep has positions on varsity level available specifically running backs, offensive line, linebacker and defensive backs with potential for possible coordinator job for the right candidate. 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

Brentwood (TN): Brentwood Academy is looking for opponents for 2017-2018 realignment. We are located 15 minutes from downtown Nashville. The open dates will be 9/8 & 9/15. Ideally, we are looking for 2 year deals for the dates. Upon inquiry, we can discuss further plans, details, and decisions regarding the game. For inquiries, please contact Brian Lilly at or by phone at 903-624-6175.

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