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High School Scoop - Wednesday January 16, 2019

Wednesday January 15, 2019


Palatka (FL): Palatka HS is looking to hire an experienced offensive line and wide receiver coach for the 2019 season. Teaching Jobs are available. Applicant must understand that this is a year round commitment. Weight training in the off season & summer workouts during the week & summer college camps on the weekends. Interested candidates please contact Head Coach Willie Fells at

Melbourne (FL): Head coach Scott Grish has resigned after four seasons.

Cottage Grove (OR): Head coach Gary Roberts has resigned after 11 seasons and three appearances in the 4A state title game.

Saucon Valley (PA): Head coach Phil Sams has resigned, citing family reasons.

O'Fallon (IL): Head coach Brandon Joggerst has stepped down after a dozen years as head coach.

"Everybody wants an opportunity until you tell them what it pays." Notes from inside the AFCA GA Forum

Granite City (IL): Head coach Brad Hasquin has announced his resignation after one season.

BC Rain (AL): Longtime Daphne (AL) assistant Lawrence "LT" Yelding is now the head coach at BC Rain.

Wheeler (GA): After nine seasons, Mike Collins has resigned to pursue other opportunties.

Williamsburg (PA): Ryan Hileman, who coached the junior high team last season, has been appointed as the new head coach.

Wade Hampton (SC): Travis Miller has been selected to lead the program as head coach.

Tyrone (PA): Head coach Jason Wilson will not return after five seasons leading the program.

Hershey (PA): Mark Painter has returned to the program for his second stint as head coach. Painter previously served as head coach of the program from 2009-14.

Austin Prep (MA): Billy Rucker has been named the school's new head coach.

Pensacola (FL): Former quarterback Todd Leonard has been tabbed as the new head coach.

Brevard (NC): Brevard HS is seeking assistant coaches. Available teaching openings are unknown at this time. Ideally we are looking for defensive position coaches (DB, LB preferred) and/or someone to help on both OL and DL. JV Defensive Coordinator is also a possibility for the right fit. Applicants should be dedicated to building champions on and off the field and willing to dedicate the time to do so. Please email resumes to HC Craig Pritchett

Tate (FL): Tate HS is looking for a varsity defensive coach. There will be multiple teaching positions available. Please send resume to Head Coach Jay Lindsey at

Kent Roosevelt (OH): Alan Vanderink is leaving Tallmadge HS (OH) to become the new head coach at Roosevelt.

Louisville (MS): Noxubee County (MS) head coach Tyrone Shorter has been named head coach.

Lubbock Cooper (TX): Chip Darden is taking the reigns as the new head coach of the program.

Lovelady (TX): Offensive coordinator Will Kirchoff is being promoted to head coach / athletic director at the end of the year.

Brazosport ISD (TX): Alan Weddell has been named the ISD's new athletic director.

Bandera (TX): San Antonio Cole (TX) assistant Joel Fontenot-Amedee has been named the new head coach.

North Dallas (TX): Head coach Fred Johnson has stepped down after three seasons.

Cal (CA): Louie Zamora has been promoted from defensive coordinator to head coach.

Dallas Gateway (TX): Antorio Kelly has stepped down after leading the program for two seasons, per Matt Stepp.

Grand Valley (OH): Longtime assistant Clint Nims has been named head coach.

Center (TX): Bells HS (TX) head coach Scott Ponder has been hired as the new head coach, per source.

Modesto Christian (CA): The school is no longer accepting applicants for thir head coaching job. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

Seymour (IN): Seymour HS has varsity assistant coaching positions on both the Offense and Defense for next fall. We currently have a teaching opening in Spanish. We anticipate openings in several other subjects as well. We are looking for high character individuals that are motivated and willing to put the time necessary to be successful. Please email resume to HC Mike kelly at

East Jackson (GA): Cameron Pettus, the former head coach at Belleville West HS (IL), is the new head coach at East Jackson HS.

Lawrence Free State (KS): Blue Valley North (KS) defensive coordinator Kevin Stewart has been named head coach.

Weld Central (Keenesburg, CO): Weld Central High School in Keenesburg Colorado is searching for a Defensive coordinator. The ideal candidate is able to teach the game of football and is willing to help coach on the offensive side of the ball. There is an immediate opening for Social Studies in the building. Interested candidates should apply via this link.

Lake Region (FL): Geoff Bangley has been named head coach, per source.

McAlester (OK): Forrest Mazey has been hired as the new head coach.

Red Bank (NJ): Head coach Nick Giglio has resigned.

Cape Coral (FL): Cape Coral HS is seeking either an offensive or defensive coordinator. Due to flexibility on our staff we are looking for the most qualified candidate who is student success driven, motivated and understands the time and effort that is required for growing and maintaining a football program. We have an immediate opening in ESE Consultation and Reading with other openings coming this fall with a potential PE opening. We have made great improvements to our facilities by adding a state of the art weight room that includes Blue Field Turf with enough room to practice on. We have also been redistricted into Class 5A- 13 which will be a competitive district. Cape Coral has a rich athletic and academic history and we are looking for high character coaches who want to continue these successes. If interested please send resumes to Head Football Coach Dale More at

Colquitt County (GA): Colquitt County is currently looking for a varsity defensive position coach, as well as a 9th grade Defensive coach, preferably with a secondary background with both positions. Send all Resumes to Defensive Coordinator Jeff Kent at

Keyport (NJ): Jason Glezman has been hired to lead the program.

Chamblee Charter (Atlanta, GA): Duluth HS (GA) offensive coordinator Scott Schwarzer hsa been hired as the new head coach.

Colquitt County (GA): Colquitt County is seeking an opponent for a Spring Scrimmage as well as a Fall Scrimmage. Please contact DFO Earl Jefferson at

Platt Tech (Milford, CT): We understand the head coaching position has been posted.

Barlow (CT): TJ Cavaliere has been named head coach of the Barlow HS program.

Boca Ciega (St. Petersburg, FL): Boca Ciega HS is looking for assistant coaches; QBs, WRs, and DBs. Possible offensive coordinator based off of knowledge of system and time commitment. Currently have a ISS/paraprofessional position open for hire and to be on campus. Please contact head coach Max Smith at