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High School Scoop - Thursday January 9, 2020

Thursday January 9, 2020

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Sparks (NV): Sparks HS is seeking applicants for Varsity defensive coordinator, and Varsity quarterbacks coach. Teaching positions maybe available at the start of next semester. Any interested candidates can contact Head Coach Brad Rose at

Olympia (Orlando, FL): Olympia HS is looking for assistant football coaches who are dedicated, motivated, and understand the time and effort that is required for growing and maintaining a successful football program. This is a year round commitment with the expectation that the ideal candidate(s) will participate in the off- season program, spring practice, summer conditioning, and attend camps and clinics to continue to further their coaching knowledge. Olympia has a rich athletic and academic history and we are looking for coaches who are passionate about developing young men on and off of the field. We anticipate having teaching opportunities in the future. We are looking for OL, and LB coaches, with the possibility for a Coordinator position for the right candidate. Coaches with prior coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level preferred. Candidates must currently possess or be eligible to obtain a FL Teaching (no PE) and/or Coaching certificate. If interested please send resumes to Head Football Coach Travis Gabriel at

Claiborne (TN): Claiborne HS is looking to hire three (3) assistant football coaches. All positions available and based on the best fit. Claiborne High School is an improving team in a rural area of East Tennessee. Teaching positions may arise, but are not known at this time. Please forward coaching resume and football background to Coach Nathan Medlin at

Galena (Reno, NV): Galena HS is in search for assistant football coaches, with possible teaching positions available in the fall. Please contact head coach Aaron Cook for more information.

Tift County (GA): Tift County HS is looking for 2 games. September 18th, October 2nd, or October 9th. Coaches can contact Head Coach Ashley Anders.

Casa Grande (AZ): Casa Grande Union High School, a 4A School in the Casa Grande Union High School District, is seeking a Varsity Linebackers Coach. This position is responsible for coaching the Varsity LB's. There is potential for co-coordinator responsibilities for the right candidate. The successful candidate should have experience at the linebacker position and have completed both NFHS Coaching classes (Fundamentals of Coaching and Concussion in Sports) as well as hold a valid level 1 fingerprint clearance card. Teaching positions may be available based on certification. All interested candidates should contact Head Football Coach Jake Barro at with a resume and letter of interest

South Shelby (MO): Rob Wilt has decided to retire from the head coaching post.

Indian River (VA): Indian River HS is in need of a home game for the 2020 Football season for Aug 28th or Sept 4th. Indian River is a Class 5A school and finished the past season 8-3. If interested please email Coach Ferebee at

Shaw (GA):Shaw HS is looking for a Spring Scrimmage either May 7 or May 8. We will travel to you within a 2-3 hour drive. Contact HC Al Pellegrino

Thomas Nelson (NY): Thomas Nelson HS has paid coordinator position open. The coordinator can be on offense or defense. There is also a special education position open at the high school as well and could be a part of the opportunity. Please contact HC Joe Peake at with any questions

Bunnell (Stratford, CT): Bunnell HS is seeking a defensive or offensive coordinator, head freshman coach and possible offensive line position. Candidates must currently possess or be eligible to obtain CT HS Coaching Permit, First Aid, CPR, and concussion certifications. Please contact Head Coach Ty Jenkins at for more information.

Marana (AZ): Marana HS is seeking to fill multiple assistant coaching positions including Varsity offensive coordinator and Varsity wide receivers coach. Interested candidates can contact

Carter (TN): Justin Pressley, who previousyl served as the head coach at Volunteer HS (TN), has been named the program's new head coach.

Valley Lutheran (AZ): Valley Lutheran HS is seeking a few volunteer assistant coaches for its football team during the fall 2020 season. This person will coach Wide Receivers and will also assist as Passing Game Coordinator or Running Backs. All candidates should have at least 1 year of high school coaching experience or the equivalent. Valley Lutheran High School competes in the 2A Conference, and is a Christian High School located in Central Phoenix. Candidates are expected to be fully supportive of the school's Christ centered mission and values. Practices during the week begin at 3:15, and all coaches are expected to attend. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Bob Parsons (602-574-0256) or Head Football Coach Brian Porter (863-514-6372).

Tusculum University’s Install for Play Side Progressions to Block Movement in Wide Zones: When it comes to running the wide zone play at Tusculum University (TN), offensive line coach Ben Luther doesn’t talk much about footwork and attacking defenders. Instead, his teaching progression revolves around providing linemen with a toolbox that contains a technique to handle the five most common alignments presented, regardless of the front. The outside zone is a mainstay in the Pioneers system and averaged 5.1 yards per carry this season. In this exclusive clinic report from X&O Labs, Coach Luther reviews the play side block techniques he teaches to block the following alignments: head up defenders, normal alignment defender, outside alignment defenders, one gap removed defenders and back side shoulder defenders. X&O Labs will release this report next Tuesday. Get it sent directly to your email at 7 am EST Tuesday morning. This is a FREE service from X&O LabsGo here to get this report sent to your email. 

Palatka (FL): Palatka HS is looking to fill 2 positions this offseason OL/LB coaches. I am looking for professional, hard working and dependable guys who like to work and are in the business for the right reasons. Teaching position available as well English/ESE. You will be required to attend all summer and spring practices and conditioning as well as all 7on7 tournaments and team camps. You will also be required to attend all coaches meetings as well as film and game plan meetings on Sundays. You will be responsible for grading your position groups and making all adjustments needed for your group to be successful. Others duties that you will be required to do are weekly laundry, field prep and grade checks as well as any other duties that may come up. Only loyal, hard working and dependable candidates need to apply. Send your resumes and references to head coach Willie Fells email:

West Potomac (VA): West Potomac HS is looking to hire a new head coach. To apply, please send resume and materials to

Windsor (CA): Windsor HS is looking for a Varsity QBs or WRs Coach. We play in the NCS and went 7-4 last year. College playing experience is preferred but previous experience will not be over looked. Contact Offensive Coordinator Christian McAlvain at Serious inquiries only.

Montclair (CA): Montclair HS is looking for experienced coaches of high character for the 2020 season. Must be highly motivated, detail oriented, and a great communicator. Our area of immediate need is OL, QBs, and LBs.These are stipend positions with the possibility of, substitute teaching, and part-time campus jobs. Please send resumes to head coach Martin Bacon at

Walton (GA): Walton HS is looking for fall scrimmage August 7th/8th/ 14th/ or 15th. Contact Coach Daniel Brunner at

Central Academy of Technology and Art (NC): Central Academy of Technology and Arts (NC): CATA is in need of one more game in 2020. Week 12 is open (November 6th). Please email head coach Drew Hackett

Mountain View (GA): Mountain View HS is looking for a SPED certified Varsity DB coach. There will be other subject areas in the future, but SPED is known at this time. Looking for energetic coaches that love to teach young people and are willing to put the time into building a winning culture and program. Mountain View has made the playoffs the last 4 years in Class 7A. This is a year round commitment with the expectation that candidates will participate in the off-season program, spring football, & summer conditioning. If interested, please send resumes to Head Football Coach Rob Kellogg at

Morristown West (TN): Morristown West HS is seeking varsity assistant football coaches (OL, RB, LB, DB) Non-Faculty coaches will certainly be considered. Applicant are to send their resume to Head Coach, Alvin Sanders at