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High School Scoop - Thursday March 4, 2021

Thursday March 4, 2021

X&O Labs Ferentz Interview 2-25-21

The King's Academy (FL): The King’s Academy, located in West Palm Beach Florida is currently accepting resumes for the following teaching and coaching positions: Teaching positions open are: Spanish, Upper Math, French, and many more. Coaching positions available are: Varsity Offensive Line, Running backs and a defensive skill. Candidate must have and be able to articulate their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Do not apply if you are not certified in the open teaching positions. Email resumes and credentials to

Jasper County (SC): Jasper County School District in Ridgeland, South Carolina has various coaching positions open on the high school and middle school level. Ridgeland, SC is located within 30 to 35 minutes from Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head, South Carolina. All of the posted positions are located on the Jasper County School District website Please complete the online application if you are interested and forward your cover letter and resume by email to District Athletic Director Rodney Barr at

Jackson (MO): Jackson HS has 2-3 varsity assistant coaching positions. Teaching positions available are: Jr high Science, Jr high ELA, Elementary classroom, HS industrial Arts, Elementary Art, MS ELA. The coaching positions are flexible, receivers and secondary are the first needs. We are a class 5 school (out of 6 classes), 1,600+ students. We have a hs football staff of 10. We have played 1,118 games (most in missouri) and won the 2020 class 5 state championship game. If interested, contact Head Coach Brent Eckley at

Natchitoches Central (LA): Natchitoches Central High School is looking for an experienced offensive line coach. Contact Head Coach James Wilkerson if interested at

Grace Bretheren (CA): Head coach Josh Henderson and the school have agreed to part ways after ten seasons.

Kirk Ferentz Speaks on Iowa’s Culture:Ferentz assumed his program’s culture was healthy. Yet, he admitted to X&O Labs, “you coach 21 years and think you have a grip on things, but you don’t.” The truth is the culture Coach Ferentz installed decades prior had rarely been reviewed, re-committed or re-evaluated—which led to the perfect storm of what happened last summer. In an exclusive interview with X&O Labs’ Mike Kuchar, Iowa’s head coach Kirk Ferentz reveals what happened behind the scenes as the controversy first unfolded. But, more importantly, he’s sharing what steps he’s taking now to build the healthy culture he thought he had. Go here for more.

Wethersfield (Kewanee, IL): Wethersfield HS (Annawan Wethersfield Co-Op) is looking for an assistant coach with possibilities of defensive coordinator. A 1A program (enrollment about 270) in Illinois with 3 semifinal appearances in the last 5 football seasons. PE/Drivers Ed opening at the HS. Please email Head Coach Logan Willits at

Ensworth (TN): Ensworth HS has the following open date: August 27, 2021 / August 26, 2022 or October 14 (Thursday). A one year contract is an option. If you are interested, please contact Head Coach Roc Batten at

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