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High School Scoop - Thursday July 5, 2018

Thursday July 5, 2018


Charlotte (TX): San Antonio Sam Houston defensive coordinator Rene Ortega has been named head coach at Charlotte, tweets Matt Stepp.

Waco (TX): Marty Herbst is retiring after six years as Waco's head coach and 26 years on staff, tweets David Smoak.

COF Academy (Columbus, OH): COF Academy, the AMEC's private Charter school located in Columbus, OH, is looking to hire two interns and two part time assistants. The interns’ responsibilities’ include coaching a position group (LB and DB), assisting with film breakdown, resident assistance, and game and practice preparation. Compensation package includes stipend, meals, and housing. The part time assistants will assist in the filming of games and practices, film breakdown, and assisting in the equipment room. Compensation includes stipend and some meals. Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send your resume to

9-INCHES Per Rush Attempt: X&O Labs’ brand-new special report features an in-depth examination of the University of St. Thomas’ NCAA record-breaking defense last year. X&O Labs spent a week in St. Paul, MN meeting with head coach Glenn Caruso and defensive coordinator Wallie Kuchinski to discover how the Tommie defense held opponents to 21 yards a game rushing last season. That’s 9-inches per rush. Turns out they did it by pressuring on 85% of downs. If you find that interesting—you’ll want to see their unique equation for making defensive calls. As one coach told us, “they are the only ones doing this.” To read this special report—go here.

Chamblee Charter (Chamblee, GA): Chamblee Charter HS is seeking a varsity football assistant to work on the defensive side of the ball. Teaching positions are science and paraprofessional. Serving as a community coach with proper coaching certification is an option as well. If interested, send resume to Coach Curtis Mattair at

McGregor (TX): McGregor HS is looking to hire a wide receivers coach. Teaching openings in History / Social Studies Composite. Interested applicants can contact

Thompson (Alabaster, AL):Thompson HS is looking for a game. This can be a 1 or 2 year agreement. The dates are Sept. 28 or November 1st or 2nd. If interested please email