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High School Scoop - Thursday January 19, 2017

Thursday January 19, 2017


Linfield Christian (CA): NFL veteran and offensive line coach Ben Coleman has been promoted to run game coordinator.

Trinity (KY): Trinity High School in Louisville, Ky.., is seeking a varsity assistant for the offensive side of the ball. The position assignment is flexible; teaching openings have yet to be determined. Interested candidates should contact Coach Bob Beatty with a letter of interest and resume' at and cc: Offensive Coordinator Andrew Coverdale at

St. Francis (CA): Head coach Adam Hazel has transitioned into an administrative role at St. Francis in Watsonville. Defensive coordinator John Ausman has been promoted to head coach. Ausman has previously served as head coach at LaVerne and Claremont.

Naugatuck (CT): Head coach Craig Bruno has stepped down after compiling a 30-12 mark in four seasons and a 124-49 overall record. 

Morristown West (TN): Morristown Hamblen High School West is seeking a Head Football Coach. The ideal candidate will have coaching experience at the high school level, know and have a passion for football. The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of football including rules, regulations, training and strategy. They must also have a commitment to the overall development of the student athlete as well as expecting excellence and competiveness on the field. All teaching certifications will be considered. Please submit a cover letter and resumeí to Athletic Director Calvin Decker: If you have any questions please call at 423-581-1600 ext. 1005

El Paso Jefferson (TX): El Paso offensive coordinator Tony Martinez is the new head coach at El Paso Jefferson according to @CoachSearchEP.

Virginia: We're told the following coaches have been hired as to head jobs -- Nick Colobro (Tazewell), Todd Jones (Essex), Tyler Mosely (Windsor), Mark Cox (Battlefield), Robert Lalli (Rock Ridge).

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Shepherd (MI): We are looking to hire a JV assistant and a freshman head coach. Both positions will have Varsity responsibilities. There is ONE possible teaching position available for a certified Social Studies and ELA teacher. Please email resume and cover letter to HFC Nathan Ferency at

Ventura St. Bonaventure (CA): We're told Tony Henney is the new head coach at St. Bonaventure.

Orlando Boone (FL): Boone High School in Orlando is looking for a wide receivers coach and a defensive assistant. Boone is an 8A program that has been one of the top Central Florida teams for the past 15 years. Anticipated teaching openings in math, social studies, and ESE. Interested candidates should contact Andy Johnson, Head Coach at

Clear Lake (WI): We're told Jason Sargent is no longer the head coach at Clear Lake, and the position is open.

St. Petersburg Gibbs (FL): Gibbs High School of St. Petersburg, FL is looking for varsity Offensive Lineman coach. We are a 5A high school in Pinellas County. College experience and prior coaching experience preferred. Possible Teaching position will be available 2017/2018 school year. If you are interested email Antonio Knox at

D'Iberville (MS):D’Iberville High School a 6-A program located on Mississippi Gulf Coast is looking for a home game September 15,2017. Looking for a 2-year contract we will travel the following year within reason. We cannot accommodate for travel or stay. If interested please contact Head Coach Eric Collins at

SLW Centennial (FL): SLW Centennial HS is looking for assistant varsity Wide Receivers/ Running Backs coach as well a JV offensive/ defensive line coach. We are a 8A school in Port Saint Lucie, FL. College experience and prior coaching experience preferred. If you are interested email Coach Jamar Chaney

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Delta Charter (Ferriday, LA): Delta Charter HS is looking to hire a defensive coordinator. Interested applicants can send their resume to head coach Zach Rogel at

New Research: 11/12 Personnel Overload Structures to Stress Defenses –Making one or two checks to unbalanced looks can be stressful enough for defensive coordinators, but presenting up to nine formations in one contest is sure to get some alignment issues. In his X&O Labs exclusive clinic report, T.F. Riggs High School (SD) head coach Steve Steele presents the nine overload formations from his 11 and 12 personnel groupings that he uses on a weekly basis, including specific alignments and the run and pass concepts he uses to exploit how defenses will adjust to them. Click here to read the report.

Johnson (GA): Johnson HS has an opening for a Varsity WRs coach and a Varsity defensive line coach for the 2017 season. Various teaching certifications will be consider. Interested candidates should email resume and references to

South Hagerstown (MD): South Hagerstown HS is looking for 2 dedicated and committed individuals to fill 2 Varsity Assistant coaching openings for the upcoming 2017 season. Positions of need are, Def. Coord, DB coach, and LB coach. If interested please contact Toby Peer at or by calling (301)766-8383.

Pajaro Valley (CA): Offensive coordinator Kevin Cordova has been named head coach. He takes over for Joe Gregorio.

JB Pennington (AL): J.B. Pennington HS is looking for a spring jamboree to be played on either May 12, 18, 19, or 20. We are looking for a 2A or 3A type school to play either at Jacksonville State University in their jamboree or we can travel to play. Please contact Todd Cassity at 334-728-2323 or if there is possible interest.

Morton Ranch (TX): Ron Counter, who led Stafford HS (TX) to their best season in school history last year, has been head coach head coach / campus athletic coordinator.

Pocono Mountain East (PA): Rob Melosky has been approved by the board as the program's new head coach.

Shamokin (PA): Henry Hynoski is taking over the head coaching job in 2018, and James Lichty will serve as head coach for the 2017 season. Hynoski is currently interning with the New York Giants organization and his hire at Shamokin hinges on the completion of a master's degree and teaching certification.

Ardrey Kell (NC): Joe Evans has resigned from the head coaching job after two seasons.

Milford (MI): Dan Novak is taking over the head coaching duties.

Taylor Truman (MI): Taylor Truman HS is looking for a Varsity defensive coordinator. Previous coordinator is preferred. A good working knowledge of Hudl and it’s applications. This a stipend position. Interested candidates should contact head coach Jeff Morrow via email at

Brunswick (GA): Sean Pender, the head coach at Pierce County HS (GA), has been named head coach.

Bishop Manogue (NV): Reed HS (NV) head coach Ernie Howren has left to take the head coaching job at Bishop Manogue HS.

Brophy College Prep (AZ): Brophy College Preparatory, a 6A school in Phoenix Arizona, is looking for a qualified inside linebackers coach. This candidate must have at least two years of varsity inside linebackers coaching experience and preferably playing experience at a higher level. Please submit resume or letter
of experience to defensive coordinator Thurmond Moore at

Detroit Martin Luther King (MI):Detroit Martin Luther King HS is looking for a week 1 opponent. 1600 students in the school. Back to back Division 2 State Champions. School must be within 300 miles form Detroit, MI (State Rule). Interested programs can contact coach Spence at

Fairfield Ludlowe (CT): Mitch Ross, who previously served as offensive coordinator at Darien HS (CT), has been named head coach.

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