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High School Scoop - Thursday December 13, 2018

Thursday December 13, 2018


DeKalb (IL): Per source, the head coaching job is open following Matt Weckler stepping down.

Siegel (TN): Siegel HS, located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is looking for Varsity football position coaches for the 2019-2020 school year, specifically OL, WR, and DB. All teaching certifications will be considered. Please send resume to head coach Michael Copley at

Grant Union (Sacramento, CA): Grant Union HS is looking for JV and Varsity assistants and a new JV head coach. Interested coaches can contact

Hickory (PA): Bill Brest has stepped down from the head coaching job.

Templeton (CA): Don Crow has been announced as the new head coach.

Horizon (AZ): Horizon HS in Scottsdale, AZ is looking for an out of state opponent for the 2020 / 2021 we would like this to be a home and home series. Horizon HS is a 5A school (2200 Students) and play in the 2nd largest division in the state. If interested please email head coach Ty Wisdom at

Lakeside (Astabula, OH): Lakeside HS located in Ashtabula, Ohio is in search of Assistant Football coaches. Lakeside HS competes in OHSAA Division 2 Region 5 and has enrollment of about 1100 students grades 9-12. Ashtabula is located 45 minutes east of Cleveland, OH and 45 minutes west of Erie, PA; just off the shores of Lake Erie. The program is currently looking for coaches with varsity experience. We have multiple openings on our staff including: Varsity DC, Varsity/JV assistants, and Junior High assistant positions. Coaching experience with DB, LB, OL, WR preferred. Knowledge and experience with TFS/Air Raid System is helpful. Teaching and tutor positions are expected and will be released as soon as the are opened. Interested applicants should send resume and references to Buzz Edwards at

Mt. Lebanon (PA): Mike Melnyk has resigned from the head coaching post after seven seasons.

Guilford (CT): Head coach Anthony Avallone has resigned.

West Jefferson (LA): Landry Walker HS (LA) co-defensive coordinator Bryan Crayton is taking over as head coach.

St. Benedict (TN): JohnCooley has announced his retirement and assistant Will Hudgens is taking over as head coach.

Portsmouth (RI): After one season, head coach Matt Kestler has been informed that he will not return to lead the team in 2019.

Dominion (VA): Drake Woodard has accepted the head coaching job at Dominion HS.

Bay (MS): D’Iberville HS (MS) head coach Eric Collins is taking the head coaching job.

Tooele (UT): Andru Jones has accepted the head coaching job.

York Comprehensive (SC): Head coach Bobby Carroll has resigned, per source.

Warren (CA): After five seasons, head coach Raul Lara is stepping down as head coach. Laura is the former legendary head coach at Long Beach Poly (CA).

Palatka (FL): Palatka HS is searching to fill an assistant coaching position working with the safeties. Teaching job will be available as well. Interested candidates can email

Baldwin Park (CA): Baldwin Park HS coach Ibis Aguilar, who had been serving as the interim head coach, has been promoted to head coach. There are immediate openings for varsity assistant football coaches; specifically offensive line, wide receivers, and defensive backs. Looking for candidates with experience and the ability to commit time year round to develop athletes physically and mentally. Possible teaching/subbing openings for the 2019 school as well classified positions. All positions TBD. Interested candidates can contact

Archbishop Riordan (San Francisco, CA): Archbishop Riordan HS is seeking a head Varsity football coach for the 2019-2020 Season. For more more information, please visit this website.

Forest Hills Eastern (MI): Head coach Ben Sherman has announced that he is stepping down to focus on his duties as the athletic supervisor.

New Bern (NC): New Bern HS is looking for a new head football coach. This is an immediate opening. Please forward all resumes to Athletic Director Steve Hardee at

Westland Hialeah (FL): Head Coach Matthew Van Dusen has resigned as head football coach to pursue opportunities closer to home. Westland Hialeah will begin the search for his replacement immediately.

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Claiborne (New Tazewell, TN): Claiborne HS immediate openings for varsity assistant football coaches. Certifications include PE, English, Special Education and others may come open at a later date. Looking for the best possible coaches. They want coaches and families that want to join a tight knit, hard working football staff that is committed to helping the student athletes in the program become champions on and off the field. If you are interested, contact head coach Nathan Medlin at with your resume and current references.

Guilford (CT): Head coach Anthony Avallone has resigned after two seasons.

Riverview Gardens (St. Louis, MO): Riverview Gardens HS has an opening for assistant football coaches for the 2019 football season. Send your resume to Athletic Director, Zachary Thurwalker at

Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, GA): Cedar Grove HS is seeking two games for the 2019 season. We have open dates on August 16 & 23. We are a AAA school (roughly 1,000 students) located in the metro Atlanta area and won the Georgia state championship in AAA in 2016 & 2018 and were state semifinalists in 2015 & 2017. Willing to play schools of any size. We would be willing to do a one-year contract or travel both years of a two-year contract if desired. If interested, please contact Director of Football Operations Michael Martin at 678-953-2842 or

Ridgefield (WA): Ridgefield is seeking a head football coach for Ridgefield High School for the 2019/20 school year. For more information, contact Athletic Director, Brynan Shipley at or apply online at

Whitewater (WI): Jason Bleck has been hired to lead the program.

Tualatin (OR): Tualatin HS is looking for an out of state opponent for 2020/2021 we would like this to be a home and home series. We are suburb of Portland, Oregon and have about 1800 students and play in the top classification in the state. If you are interested please email

Tamalpais (Mill Valley, CA): Tamalpais have an opening at the JV coach position for our high school. We are looking for someone who is willing to commit the time and effort to build up our lower levels and run a similar system to the Varsity while also helping scout and coach during the Varsity games. All jobs are posted on the Tamalpais Union High School District website. We are also looking to baseball coaches in the spring. Interested programs can contact

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