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High School Scoop - Thursday May 24, 2018

Thursday May 24, 2018


Rockbridge County (VA): Rockbridge County High School in Lexington, Virginia is looking to add an assistant football coach for a stipend position. Football responsibilities will be determined based upon experience and overall fit. We are heading into year three with our staff and are very excited about the direction of the program, including last season's VHSL playoff appearance. We are looking for a dedicated and hard working individual who is willing to commit the time to assist in all phases of the football program. Preference will be given to candidates seeking employment within the high school and who currently hold a VA teaching license. Please email resume, cover letter and 2 references to Head Football Coach Mark Poston at

Alonso (FL): Alonso High School in Tampa, Fla., seeks several candidates to fill various Varsity and Junior Varsity positions for the 2018 season. These positions are full time with the expectation that all coaches are heavily invested in the program 12 months a year. Alonso High School is an 8A program located on the western edge of Tampa, (Hillsborough County) Florida. We are looking to build upon a successful spring campaign. We currently have several offensive and defensive vacancies to fill. All certified teachers are encouraged to apply, as we have several teaching positions open for the upcoming school year. We do not, however, we have any PE vacancies. The ideal candidates are experienced in motivating, mentoring, and developing young players. Please send all inquires

Ware County (GA): Ware County HS, in South Georgia is looking for an experience LB coach. All certifications are a possibility. Please send resumes to

Terry (MS): Terry High School (6A), located 15 miles outside of Jackson, Miss., is seeking an assistant football coach for Offensive and Defensive Line. Must have valid Teaching License with endorsements in either Math, Science, English, or Sped. Please contact Head Football Coach JJ Plummer at 601-720-1710 or email at

Goochland (VA): Goochland HS is seeking assistant football coaches. There is currently an open elementary PE job in the county. Coaching assignment based on previous experience. Please email Alex Fruth at with a copy of your coaching resume.

Middletown (DE): Middletown High is seeking a qualified/motivated LB coach. Middletown plays in the highest classification in DE and has played in 7 of the past 8 State Championships. Teaching positions are available in one of the most desirable school districts in the state. Please send resumes/questions to Head Coach Zachary Blum at

Westerville North (OH): Liberty Union (OH) head coach Brian Johnson has been named head coach.

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Mt. Zion (IL): Mt. Zion High School is looking to hire a full time teacher of physical education and weight training classes at the High School level. Coaching openings include football/wrestling combination. Must have an Illinois Physical Education Certification. More information about Mt. Zion High School: Send letter of interest, resume with references, application (available on the district website), copies of official transcripts and certificate along with any other pertinent information to: Dr. Travis R. Roundcount, Superintendent, Mt. Zion School District #3, 455 Elm St., Mt. Zion, IL 62549. Email if interested.

Schoolcraft (MI): Former Shepherd (MI) head coach Nathan Ferency has taken over the program.

RSOs (Run/Screen Options)—Pairing Top Runs with Pre-Snap Screen Reliefs: While some coaches choose to have the QB make pre-snap RPO decisions for runs/screens, Eagle Pass High School (TX) offensive coordinator Javier Cardenas elects for a less expensive option by taking the guesswork out of the QB’s hands. Instead, coaches will alert the QB when to throw the screen element on the perimeter based on defensive alignment all while the run RPO element stays intact. In an exclusive clinic report from X&O Labs, Coach Cardenas explains his RSOs, including how the staff tags the pre-snap screen concept and the QB makes the correct post-snap read. It has simplified the QB’s thought process for a 90% completion rate last season while allowing the offensive line and receivers to play fast. X&O Labs will release this report next Tuesday morning at 7 am EST. To have this report sent directly to your inbox, click here and enter your best email. 

Dover (DE): Dover HS is looking for varsity assistant coaches; experience in coaching offensive or defensive line is preferred. Teaching and paraprofessional jobs are available within district. Please contact Coach Rudy Simonetti if interested at

Wyoming (MI): Wyoming HS is seeking an assistant football coach opportunity paired with Math / Science, and a Math / Special Education position. Coaching assignment based on experience. Please contact Irv Sigler at as soon as possible.

Lake County (Tiptonville, TN): Lake County High School in Tiptonville TN is coming off a semifinals appearance and is looking for a varsity defensive coach/co defensive coordinator and/or wide receiver coach. The only teaching position open at this time is SPED. There is a para professional job as well. If you are interested please send your resume' to head coach Josh Puckett at

Hamilton County (FL): Hamilton County HS is in search of a RBs, LBs, and DBs coach. Possible defensive coordinator duties for the right candidate. In addition, the Varsity Boys Head Basketball Coach position is available. Jasper is located approximately 30 minutes south of Valdosta, GA and 30 minutes north of Lake City, FL. Current teaching positions available for the 2018-2019 school year are PE, ISS (Full Time Instructional), Credit Recovery (Full Time Instructional), Science, and English. Please send resumes with references to Head Coach Ric Whittington at

Mooresville (NC): Mooresville HS is looking for young coaches who desire to become coordinators and head coaches in the near future. You will serve normal duties as a position coach (all positions will be considered) but you will be asked to do other things as you prepare to become a head coach and/or coordinator. You will receive help with creating your coaching philosophy, portfolio, contacts and knowledge of the game. This position is only for extremely motivated candidates. You must value helping student-athletes reach their potential in life. . All teaching jobs will be considered as positions come open. Current openings are high school science and math, several middle school, and several elementary jobs. There is also an opportunity for employment outside of school for the right person. Send your resume and response to the question, “Why do you coach football and what are your goals for the next 5 years?” to