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High School Scoop - Wednesday December 12, 2018

Wednesday December 12, 2018


Sterling Newman (IA): Mike Papoccia has decided to retire after 39 years coaching at Sterling Newman.

Champlain Valley (VT): Mike Williams has stepped down from the head coaching post.

Muir (CA): Alumnus Zaire Calvin has been hired to lead the program.

Paducah (KY): Jonathan Smith, who stepped in as interim head coach following some health complications to Steve Duncan, has been named head coach moving forward.

Marietta (GA): Marietta HS in Marietta, Georgia is looking for an opponent on the following dates: August 30th, September 20th or October 4th. Also looking for a fall scrimmage August 9th or 16th. Marietta is a 7A school 20 minutes northwest of Atlanta. Please contact Coach Morgan at

Northview (TN): Head coach Todd Loveday, who helped start the program back in 2015, has resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Sevier County HS (TN).

Napa (CA): The head coaching job has been posted.

Modesto (CA): Brett Wagner has stepped down after coaching the program for two years.

Mesa (AZ): Chad DeGrenier has been hired to lead the program.

Douglas County (CO): Douglas County High School, in Castle Rock, Colorado, is seeking a Head Varsity Football coach for the upcoming 2019 season. We are a 5A school with an enrollment of 1900 students. We field a freshman, JV, and Varsity team. Please send resume to Athletic Director Jeff Gardella at and apply online at

Carver Birmingham (AL): Carver Birmingham looking experienced DC/Strength Coach. Teacher Pay starts B 40k / MS 45k 10k total for DC stipend/Extras. We currently have a Drivers Ed position or Math job that will start in January. We are looking to move fast on this. Email resumes to

Rockwall-Heath (TX): Head coach Mickey Moss has announced his retirement after 33 seasons.

Jeffersontown (Louisville, KY): Jeffersontown HS, in Louisville KY is looking for 2 to 3 assistant football coaches, particularly on the offensive side, but will discuss all options. Possible co-offensive coordinator or offensive coordinator for the right candidate. We are going into year 2 of our rebuild, and we are looking for committed, knowledgeable coaches. We will be 5A in the next realignment, and have a competitive schedule. We have 25+ returners. I am unsure of openings in the building next year, but there will plenty of openings across JCPS in all disciplines and levels. Para Pros/community coaches are encouraged to apply as well. Please email privately at with any interest.

Crete-Monee (IL):Crete-Monee HS is looking for a week 5(9/27 or 9/28) opponent for the 2019 season. We are 6A school in Illinois with an enrollment of around 1500 students. Please contact Head Football Coach John Konecki at if interested.

Walsh Jesuit (OH): John Carroll (D-III - OH) quarterbacks coach passing game coordinator Nick Alexander has been hired to lead the program.

Lee Williams (Kingman, AZ): Lee Williams HS is looking for assistant Varsity and Junior Varsity coaches. Multiple positions are available. As of right now an Algebra teaching job is open but there will be more as the year progresses. Please email resume to coach Clint Sasse at

Pickens County (GA): Pickens County HS head coach Chris Parker is resigning, per source. Parker posted a 48-28 rercord in seven seasons. We understand he will stay on as athletic director.

St. Johns (MI): Andy Schmitt has been tabbed to lead his alma mater.

The Program: Better Leaders. Better Teammates. Championship Team. — Everyone is a hero when it is seventy degrees and sunny. Unfortunately, that’s not when you need them… We don’t just teach leadership. We develop it!

Lewisburg (Olive Branch, MS): Lewisburg HS is looking for a Week 2 (Aug. 30) opponent for 2019-2020. We are a 6A School with an enrollment around 1075 students. Will need a home game in 2019 and willing to travel in 2020. Please contact Head Football Coach Matt Gehrke at if interested.

Herriman (UT): Mike Meifu, the head coach at West Jordan HS (UT), has been hired as the new head coach.

Bishop Ready (OH): Head coach Brian Cross has stepped down after leading the program for five seasons.

Lakota West (OH): Cincinnati Colerain (OH) head coach Tom Bolden has resigned as head coach to take the head coaching position at Lakota West.Bolden compiled a record of 142-21 along with 3 regional titles since taking over the job in 2007.

Chaparral (Parker, CO): Chaparral HS is seeking a game the weekend of September 13th. We are a 5A school in Colorado with an enrollment of 2.400 students. We would prefer to host this year but will travel if necessary and we are not opposed to a 3 year contract. If you are interested please contact Jeff Ketron at

Gateway (Aurora, CO): Gateway HS is currently seeking two offensive assistants. Assistant OL & Running Backs coach, one of which would coordinate the C Team Offense. Possible teaching positions at the end of the year and stipend dependent on years of experience. Please contact head coach Taylor Calvert at

HS Head Coaching Change Map: Check out the 2018-19 head coaching changes from across the country.