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High School Scoop - Thursday February 9, 2017

Thursday February 9, 2017

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Please join us in praying for the family of former Dracut HS (MA) coaching legend Ed Murphy who recently passed. Murphy won an impressive 247 games as a head coach.

Hico (TX): Santo head coach Randy Thornton will be the head coach at Hico, according to Matt Stepp.

Saraland (AL): Saraland HS is looking to hire a Varsity football coach. Multiple certifications for teachers available including PE. Please email Jeff Kelly at jkelly@saralandboe.org if interested.

Bleckley County (GA): Von Lassiter has been named head coach.

Weatherford (OK): Longtime head coach Woody Roof has decided to retire.

Fort Lauderdale (FL): Fort Lauderdale HS has an opening for defensive coordinator position. Position includes but not limited to: implementing defensive scheme, practice and game planning, managing the defensive coaches and players. Additional responsibilities in academic monitoring as well as any obligation assigned by the head coach. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and references to Richard E. Dunbar III at Richard.Dunbar-iii@browardschools.com.

Detroit Catholic Central (MI): After 41 years, including his 17th appearance in the state finals this past season, head coach Tom Mach has decided to retire. Mach is retiring with an overall record of 370-97, with 10 state titles, 20 regional championships, 12 district titles, 21 league titles, and 17 Catholic HS league titles.

Zion Chapel (AL): Per source, head coach Bubba Nall has resigned.

New Research: Western Connecticut’s Post Season Offensive Self-Scout Protocols - The post signing day respite quickly transitions into a self-scout period with staffs analyzing game tape of last season to assess what went right and what went wrong. But aside from evaluating proficiency, a progression needs to be established to determine what direction your offense is heading next fall. In X&O Labs exclusive clinic report, Western Connecticut State University’s offensive coordinator Drew Owens details his staff’s self scout protocol as it pertains to four main sub-studies: field position study, number of drives study, driver per quarter study and explosive play study. Click here to read the report.

Fort Lauderdale (FL): Fort Lauderdale HS is seeking an experienced assistant varsity LB coach. Candidates must demonstrate great knowledge of defensive concepts, ability to teach the position, can work well with members of the staff and have a passion for working with high school student-athletes. Must be able to attend all meetings and practices. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and references to Richard E. Dunbar III at Richard.Dunbar-iii@browardschools.com.

Wakefield (NC): Brandon Kelley has been named head coach. Kelly spent last season as the head coach at Gloucester HS (VA).

Wynne (AR): Van Paschal has been hired as head football coach.

Houston CE King (TX): Galena Park North Shore (TX) assistant Derek Fitzhenry has been hired as the new head coach / athletic director.

Champagnat Catholic (Miami, FL): Champagnat Catholic, 2A State runner-up, is looking to fill 2 Varsity positions; defensive backs and defensive line. These are unpaid positions, but teaching positions may open in the fall. Please send resumes to hectorclavijo44@gmail.com.

Concord (CA): Paul Reynaud will be the new head coach, per source.

Coral Gables (FL): Head coach Roger Pollard has announced that he is stepping down.

Fort Lauderdale (FL): Fort Lauderdale High School is seeking an experienced JV Head Coach. Candidates must cooperate with and assist the head coach, have a detailed plan for each practice, be aware of all illegal responsibilities and take precautions against any negligence, is highly competent in the sport, can work well with members of the staff and have a passion for working with high school student- athletes. Must be able to attend all meetings and practices. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and references to Richard E. Dunbar III. at Richard.Dunbar-iii@browardschools.com.

Keep track of head coaching movement across the country by state below:
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