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High School Scoop - Thursday April 11, 2019

Thursday April 11, 2019


Wetumpka (AL): Wetumpka HS is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Freshmen Football coaching position. Interested candidates are asked to submit a copy of their professional resumes to Dr. Robbie Slater, Principal at or Tim Perry, Athletic Director at There will also be a spring sport coaching assignment. Candidates are asked to apply online for the teaching position at the Alabama State Department of Education website.

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Interlachen (FL): Interlachen HS, located near Gainesville is seeking a Head JV Coach for the 2019 season. Teaching positions anticipated in English, Science and Math. Please send resume and references to Coach Matt Yancey at

Forest Lake (MN): Forest Lake HS is looking for coaches who are passionate about coaching football and teaching fundamentals and are willing to put in the time in the off-season. Forest Lake is a 6A program (largest in MN). Multiple teaching positions are currently open for the 2019-2020 school year: Social Studies, PE, Science, Industrial Tech, FACS, and Special Education (visit this link for details) Interested applicants please email your resume to head coach Sam Ferraro at

Hug (Reno, NV): Hug HS is looking for assistant coaches. All positions considered. There are several teaching positions opening up in the district. Click on this link to view teaching jobs. If interested, contact head coach Mike Gravier at

Dixie County (Cross City, FL): Dixie County is looking for 2 varsity assistants for next year. Teaching positions will be available. Dixie County is located 50 minutes west of Gainesville, FL close to the gulf of mexico. We are a small 1A rural school that has made the playoffs 5 of the last 6 years. Looking for 2 assistants on both sides of the ball. Please send your resume to

Jackson County (GA): Jackson County High School is in need of a running backs coach. Teaching opening is High School Social Studies. Jackson County is located in Jefferson, Ga., 20 miles north of Athens, Georgia. Contact Rich McWhorter at

Monsignor Bonner Archbishop Prendergast (PA):Monsignor Bonner Archbishop Prendergast is looking for a game the weekend of 9/6-7 for the 2019 season due to a late cancellation. We are a 4A team from the Philadelphia Catholic League. We are willing to travel with in 3 hours of Philadelphia and are open to 1 or 2 year contracts. Please contact Assistant Head Coach John Wagner at

Northeast Academy (OK):Northeast Academy, which is merging with Classen SAS in Oklahoma City, has multiple game openings for the 2019 football season. We are willing to travel. If interested contact head football coach Anthony Fogle at

Lowndes (GA): Due to a cancellation Lowndes HS in Valdosta, GA is in the need of a Home game August 30, 2019. Financial compensation is available. Please contact Athletic Director/ Head Football Coach Randy McPherson at

Galena (NV): Galena HS has hired former Damonte Ranch (NV) assistant Aaron Cook as their new head coach.

Madison (MI): Madison HS is looking for an assistant coach to add to our staff, we are looking for the best fit, the position will vary depending on the applicant. Interested applicants please email your resume to head coach Taz Wallace at

North Paulding (GA): North Paulding HS is seeking an inside linebackers coach or a co-offensive line coach for the 2019 season. North Paulding is located 30 miles Northwest of Atlanta and plays in 7A Region 3. We have a History teaching position available and will start interviewing next week for the coaching positions. Please contact HFC JB Bryant at

Rancho San Juan (Salinas, CA): Rancho San Juan HS is looking for assistant coaches. We will be a brand new school opening the campus with freshman and sophomores only. We will have one JV team in 2019 before transitioning to having multiple levels in 2020. We are looking for best fit coaches who are passionate, can teach fundamentals, and make the game fun for kids. Many positions open, with possibility of coordinating. Potential for on campus jobs, or at feeder schools in town. Please send resumes to

How Ferris State Formations Its Jet Sweep to Exploit Numbers:In its run to another Division 2 national championship final, Ferris State University (MI) posted astronomical numbers on offense—491 yards per game and 39 points per game—culminating in a 15-1 record. And at the heart of its rushing attack every year is the Jet Sweep concept. While X&O Labs has conducted prior research on the Bulldogs’ jet read concept, this time they focus on the Jet Sweep concept and how offensive line coach Sam Parker reflects on how he and the offensive staff packaged their formations this season to get their “dudes” in space on the perimeter against often vulnerable defenders. Don’t miss this exclusive report. Get it sent directly to your email. Go here—it’s FREE!

Mason City (IA): Mason City HS is looking for an energetic Varsity Assistant. Responsibilities vary depending on the background of the candidate. Ideally looking for offensive line or defensive back backgrounds. Multiple teaching positions available including HS, JH and Elem Special Education, Elem classroom, HS Industrial Tech, HS Business, HS Science, JH Social Studies. If interested in joining a growing program, email Head Coach Brandon Krusey with cover letter and resume at and apply for the positions on Teach Iowa.

Mount Zion (IL): Mt. Zion HS has an open varsity position, with the possibility of coordinator duties. Current open teaching positions in the district are: High School Science, High School Biology, High School Business, High School Family and Consumer Science, Special Education in Elementary and Junior High. There is the possibility of coaching a second sport if interested. Teaching positions can be found via this link. Please send coaching resumes to Head Football Coach Patrick Etherton at

South Effingham (GA): South Effingham HS, located near Savannah, is looking for an assistant football coach. Must be certified to teach Social Studies. Potential opportunity to coach a 2nd sport, but not required. All interested please send your resume to Nathan Clark at

Francis Scott Key (MD): Francis Scott Key HS, located in Union Bridge, Maryland, 60 minutes west of Baltimore, is looking for dedicated assistant coaches. We are program that is on the rise that also has excellent community and administrative support. There are a variety of positions open on both the Varsity and the JV level. If interested, please e-mail Will Thompson at

Holbrook (AZ): Holbrook HS is looking for a few assistant coaches with the possibility of a Defensive Coordinator to the right candidate. Currently have 4 stipends that can be filled, positions are as follows: DC, OL / DL, ILBs, WRs. Preference will go to coaches with experience coaching OL/DL, or LB’s but all positions will be considered. This is a great opportunity for a young coach looking for their opportunity to get their first coordinating job. Holbrook is a very small, unique town in the Northeast part of Arizona that has a large Native American population and proud tradition and history. It is located right off interstate 40 and a main staple of the original Route 66, which allows easy access to many other small towns in Arizona, Southern Utah, Southern Colorado and Western New Mexico. 2 hours from the beautiful White Mountains, 2.5 hours from the Grand Canyon, 30 minutes from the Petrified Forest, 2 hours from Sedona, 5 hours to Las Vegas, 3.5 to Phoenix, and 1.5 to Flagstaff. It sits between the only two ski/snowboard resorts in Arizona and is only 5 hours from some of the best resorts in Southern Colorado. Great opportunities for off road riding, hunting, and hiking. Cost of living is fairly cheap, although it can be hard to find living at times if you are looking for something particular. Teaching opportunities currently include HS Science, HS Social Studies, JH Computer Sciences and JH English. Also possible counselor position available. Starting pay is one of the best salaries in the state and offers great opportunity for stipends and incentive pay. Employees pay $0 for health insurance, 10 paid sick days, free on site daycare, and 24/7 access to the community fitness center as well as student loan forgiveness programs. We have a strong youth program and Junior High program that feed in to the High School where we preach not having a 9th-12th football program but a K-12 football program. We are a one town, one team community and I believe the perfect model is set to build a powerhouse football program in Arizona. If you are interested please email Coach Christopher Starkey ( with a resume and position you wish to hold.

Central Academy of Excellence (Kansas City, MO): DJ Pittel has been named head coach.

Central (Macon, GA): Central HS is looking for a WRs coach, Social Studies certified who can or is willing to teach Econ, or certified SPED. Second sport available. Contact OC Jake Dyer at

St. Patrick (Chicago, IL): St. Patrick HS has openings for varsity and lower level assistant coaches. These are stipend-positions only. Would prefer coaches with skill-position backgrounds but will hire the best fit for our program. If interested, please contact Head Football Coach Adam Guerra at

Veterans (GA): Veterans high school in Kathleen, GA is looking for a football coach certified in Social Studies. Interested applicants please email Coach Milan Turner at