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High School Scoop - Wednesday January 23, 2019

Wednesday January 23, 2019


Blaine (MN): Head coach Ben Geisler has stepped down after guiding the team to an 11-1 mark and state semifinal appearance.

South Kitsap (WA): Klahowya (WA) head coach Dan Ericson has been tabbed to lead the program.

Gadsden County (FL): Godby (FL) head coach Cory Fuller has left the program after going 21-3 in two seasons to become the head coach at Gadsden County.

Loveland (OH): Fred Cranford has decided to resign after six seasons.

Dougherty (GA): Damien Gary has resigned as head coach to take the offensive coordinator job at Clarke Central HS (Athens, GA). The program is now looking for their third head coach in three seasons.

Modesto Christian (CA): Ryan Green has taken over as head coach.

Vina (AL): Ben Guin has been approved as the program's new head coach.

North River (FL): Christopher Culton has been tabbed to lead the new North River HS program. He previously served as the head coach at Lakewood Ranch HS (FL).

Fall River / Rio Co-Op (WI): Fall River (WI) athletic director Cody Schultz has been named the new head coach.

McAllen (TX): Patrick Shelby has been announced as the school's new head coach and athletic coordinator. Shelby served as the offensive coordinator at Weslaco HS (TX) the past two seasons.

Sulphur (LA): Walker HS (LA) head coach Cecil Thomas is leaving the school after two months to become the head coach at Sulphur HS.

Vancleave (MS): Former Mississippi State quarterback Kevin Fant will be the program's new head coach, pending school board approval.

Delran (NJ): Delran HS has an opening for a volunteer assistant coach with the Varsity football program. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to head coach Coach Garrett Lucas at

Spencer (GA): Athletic director Robert Sanders has replaced Justin Newman as Greenwave head coach, per source.

Salt Fork (IL): Longtime head coach Brian Plotner has resigned.

Oxnard (CA): Jon Mack has resigned from the head coaching post after leading the team to the CIF-Southern Section Division 6 Championship game.

Rock Springs (WY): Head coach David Hastings has resigned.

Weber (UT): Matt Hammer, who has spent the last six seasons leading the program, is leaving to become the linebackers coach at Weber State (FCS - UT), per the Standard-Examiner.

Mountain Vista (CO): Garrett Looney, who spent 2018 as the interim head coach, has been named the new head coach of the program.

Belleville West (IL): Belleville West is accepting applications for our Varsity head coaching position. Multiple teaching positions are available. Interested applicants please send your letter of interest and resume to Athletic Director Lee Meyer at Applicants with questions can reach the Belleville West athletics office at 618-222-7665.

Bacon County (GA): Keith Gosse is the new head coach, per source.

Salisbury (NC): Salisbury HS is looking to hire two teachers/coaches. Immediate teaching openings in English/EC/math available. All coaching positions will be considered. Serious inquiries only. Please send resume to head coach Brian Hinson at

Carrizo Springs (TX): South Garland HS (TX) defensive coordinator Kyle Abshire has been hired as the new head coach.

Mount Enterprise (TX): Head coach and athletic director Scott Holzhauer is leaving after eight seasons with the program.

Rockwall-Heath (TX): Mike Spradlin has been named head coach and athletic coordinator. Spradlin is the former Magnolia HS (TX) athletic director.

St. Pius (TX): Billy Noonan has been announced as head coach.

Dothan (AL): Per source, Smitty Grider is leaving Hazel Green HS (AL) to become the head coach at Dothan.

Daphne (AL): Daphne HS is looking to add a Varsity defensive backs oach and a Middle School assistant coach. Teaching positions are available at Daphne Middle and Daphne High School. Daphne is located on the Eastern Shore outside Mobile, Alabama. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Coach Kenny King, Head Football Coach and Athletic Director at

Desert Pines (Las Vegas, NV): Desert Pines HS is looking for a Home game September 20th or September 27th if interested please email HC Tico Rodriguez at

Cedar Grove (GA): Cedar Grove HS is seeking games for the 2019 season. We have open dates on August 23/24 & 30/31. We are a AAA school (roughly 1,000 students) located in the metro Atlanta area and won the Georgia state championship in AAA in 2016 & 2018 and were state semifinalists in 2015 & 2017. Willing to play schools of any size. We would be willing to do a one-year contract or travel both years of a two-year contract if desired. If interested, please contact Director of Football Operations Michael Martin at 678-953-2842 or

Fort Atkinson (WI): Fort Atkinson HS is looking for coaches at the Varsity and sub Varsity levels. These are stipend positions through the district. Fort Atkinson has an enrollment of 950+ students and plays in a highly competitive Badger conference. There are current openings in high school math and computer science with NUMEROUS others to open this spring. To apply please contact Coach Grayvold at

Lutheran North (St. Louis, MO): Lutheran North HS, a school with 250 students, has a week 3 - 9/13 opening. We are open to home and home as well as any bowl games or classics in state or out of state. Please contact Assistant Athletic Director-Head Football Coach Carl Reed via email -

Jordan (Columbus, GA): Jordan HS is looking for a fall scrimmage Aug 8 or 15 for a similar sized team around 800 students if interested please email

James River (VA): Head coach Bobby Henderson has stepped down, per source.

AI Prince Tech (Hartford, CT): The head coaching position has been posted, per source.

Osbourn (VA): Osbourn HS is seeking varsity football OL position coaches with possible coordinating duties. Teaching positions may be available for those with/able to obtain Virginia teaching certification, with possible openings in Special Education, English, Math, Science, and Reading. If interested, send resumes to head coach Cortez Whiting at

Monache (CA): Shane Focke, who had been the Freshman head coach, has been promoted to Varsity head coach.

Grandville (MI): Grandville HS, located just outside Grand Rapids Michigan, is looking to hire a defensive coordinator. Teaching positions will be available as well as positions in the building for non-certified teachers. Grandville competes in the largest division in Michigan and in one of the most competitive conferences in the state. Please send materials and questions to head coach Eric Stiegel at

St. Francis (WI): Jeff Wallack has been hired as the new head coach, per source.

Rolesville (NC): Winston-Salem Parkland (NC) head coach Martin Samek has resigned to become the new head coach at Rolesville HS.

Monroe Piedmont (NC): Indian Trail Porter Ridge (NC) offensive coordinator Jon Castator has been named the new head coach.

Thorp (WI): Kendric Stokes has been named head coach.

Norway (MI): Per source, Bob Madigan has resigned from the head coaching job.

Central (GA): Central HS, located in Macon, is looking for a highly motivated Varsity wide receivers coach. The ideal candidate must possess, or be able to obtain a Georgia Teaching Certificate and would be willing to help out with summer workouts starting in June. If interested, please send resumes to Offensive Coordinator, Jake Dyer at

Poland Regional (ME): Spencer Emerson, who had accepted an assistant coaching job at Independence CC (JC - KS), will be returning to Poland Regional HS as head coach.