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High School Scoop - Thursday January 12, 2017

Thursday January 12, 2017


Cactus (AZ): Cactus HS in Glendale, AZ is looking for two coaches, Varsity Defensive Coordinator and Offensive Line. Teaching positions are available, (NO PE). Interested parties please email your resume to Head Coach, Larry Fetkenhier:

Miami (FL): Sedrick Irvin has been named head coach.

Plantation (FL): Steve Davis has been tabbed as the program's new head coach.

North Florida Educational (FL): We hear the head coaching job is open.

Oviedo (FL): Head coach Wes Allen has stepped down and we understand the head coaching job is open.

Duval Charter (FL): The head coaching job is open.

Lee Williams (AZ): Clint Sasse, who served as the team's defensive coordinator next year, has been promoted to head coach.

Fargo Shanley (ND): Per source, Troy Mattern is leaving Fargo South (ND) to become the head coach at Fargo Shanley. We understand he is being joined by Fargo South (ND) defensive coordinator Steve Huber and assistant coaches Todd Molden, and Nick Shiavo.

Carolina Forest (SC): Carolina Forest HS is looking to fill the following football positions for the 2017-2018 school year all teaching positions are TBA; WRs, DL, and LBs. Please contact head coach Marc Morris at

Florida Christian (FL): Florida Christian School is a small private school in Miami, FL and is seeking a Week 1 Varsity football game for the 2017 football season. We are willing to travel if needed. Please contact Coach Lamont Green at

Camden County (GA): North Gwinnett head coach Bob Sphire, who averaged 10 wins in 11 seasons with the program, is heading to Camden County has head coach.

Ventura St. Bonaventure (CA): Adam Guerra has resigned from the head coaching job after three seasons.

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Klein Cain (TX): Strake Jesuit (TX) head coach James Clancy has been hired as the new head coach.

Carolina Forest (SC):Carolina Forest HS is looking for a 2017 game on August 25 Please contact head coach Marc Morris at

Laredo LBJ (TX): United SID (TX) assistant Alfonso Calderon is the new head coach.

Sealy (TX): Sweetwater HS (TX) head coach Shane Mobley has accepted the head coaching job, per The Abilene Reporter-News.

Eastwood (OH): Jerry Rutherford is retiring from the head coaching job after leading the program for 35 season. Rutherford was 227-140, including an impressive 131-446 dating back to 2001.

Frederick Douglass (Lexington, KY): Kentucky defensive quality control coach Brian Landis has accepted the head coaching job.

Port Isabel (TX): Head coach Mont Stumbaugh's contract will not be renewed, per sources.

Dumont (NJ): Ted Evans has resigned from the head coaching post.

Goldsboro (NC): Bennett Johnson has resigned as head coach at Goldsboro HS.

Roswell (GA): John's Creek HS (GA) head coach Matt Kemper is the new head coach of the program.

College Park (TX): Head coach Richard Carson is retiring after coaching for 32 years.

Wayzata (Plymouth, MN): Wayzata HS is seeking an experienced defensive coordinator. Teaching positions may be available in several areas. Interested applicants should email head coach Lambert Brown at

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Knock (Saxonburg, PA): Frank Whalen has been named head coach. Whalen was the program's defensive coordinator from 2009-2014.

Crest (NC): After two seasons and a 25-4 mark, Will Clark has resigned from the head coaching post.

Fargo Shanley (ND): Former head coach Rod Oksendahl has been named offensive coordinator at Mayville State, per source. Coach Oksendahl is a member of the National HS Hall of Fame, as well as the the North Dakota HS Hall of Fame.

Faqueir (VA): Fauquier HS, located in Warrenton VA, is looking for assistant football coaches. Applicants must be organized, energetic, and knowledgeable. You will be expected to help in coordinating practices, game plans, off-season weight lifting, camps, and other areas of our program. Basically we want an “ALL IN” teacher/coach. Teaching positions are still undetermined. Interested candidates please send resume and references to Head Coach Joe Prince at

Junction City (AR): Steven Jones has been named head coach, per sources, Jones was the offensive coordinator at Searcy HS (AR).

Rock Bridge (Columbia, MO): Hazelwood Central head coach Van Vanatta is leaving to become the head coach at Rock Bridge HS, per sources.

Dublin (GA): Dublin HS is looking for an experienced Offensive Line Coach. Dublin is a multiple Wing T team and experience in the Wing T will be considered. This position will also carry a PE Teaching spot with possible weight room classes. The football supplement is around $12,000. If interested please email resume to:

Long County (GA): Head coach Eric McNair is leaving to accept a coaching position at Metter HS (GA).

Claxton (GA): Savannah HS (GA) head coach Tony Welch is leaving after three seasons to take over at his alma mater, Claxton HS.

Sauk Prairie (WI): Sauk Prairie HS is posting for an Assistant Football Coach for the 2017-2018 school year. We are seeking an experienced, proven leader with the desire to make an immediate impact on the lives of our young men focusing on relationships and the fundamentals of football. The coaching assignment will be tailored to the best available candidate, including potential Defensive Coordinator roles at the Varsity level. Teaching positions will be available for the 2017-18 school year, including a potential immediate opening in Special Education. If you have any questions regarding this position, please call Josh Boyer, Activities Director at (608) 643-5906 or email at All applicants must apply via WECAN at No paper copies will be accepted. As part of your WECAN application, please provide the online cover letter and attach your resume. Application deadline: Until Filled.

St. Francis (Wheaton, IL): St. Francis HS is now accepting applications for a head coach. This position could also include a position in our building depending on qualifications. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Dan Hardwick, Director of Athletics, St. Francis High School, The deadline for applications will be Friday, January 27, 2017.

Orem (UT):Orem High School out of Utah is hosting it's 2nd Annual Vivint Orem Football Invitational the weekend of August 25-26th. We are looking to match 4 of our local programs with out of state opponents. For more detailed information regarding the Invitational, please contact Orem HC Jeremy Hill by phone: (385)-204-8433 or by email:

Banning (CA): John Stockham has stepped down from the head coaching position.

Castle (HI): Former Kahuku HS (HI) offensive coordinator John Hao has been named head coach.

Templeton (CA): Templeton HS is seeking a qualified varsity defensive line coach. Duties will include coaching the Defensive Line position group, as well as special teams duties. There are no teaching positions at this time. This is a volunteer position at the moment. Please contact head coach Tyler Lane at

Prince Tech (CT): Robert Rubin is no longer serving as head coach at Prince Tech, per source.

Woodstock Academy (CT): Daryl Daleen has resigned from the head coaching post and Sean Saucier has been named head coach.

Canton (CT): Head coach Mike Guy has resigned after leading the program for one season, per source.

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

Pender (NC): The head coaching job is open, per source.

Perquimans (Hertford, NC): The head coaching position is open at Perquimans County HS in Hertford, NC. Please email resumes/interest letters to athletic director Justin Roberson at

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