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Thursday July 17, 2014

Thursday July 17, 2014


Longtime Salem (NJ) head coach and athletic director Sam Venuto has passed away. Venuto had a 35 year career at Salem HS

Maxwell (CA): Former JV coach Russ Jones will take over as head coach.

Wesley Chapel Wiregrass (FL): Head coach Mike Lawrence has accepted a job as the wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator at Bethany College (NAIA - KS). 

West Caldwell (NC): West Caldwell High School (2A) in Lenoir, NC is accepting resumes for an assistant varsity football coach. The position is for Offensive line but willing to adjust for the right candidate. We have possible teaching openings in English, Science, and EC. Please send resumes to head coach Chip English at

Jones County (GA): Steven Figueroa, a former defensive grad assistant at North Alabama, is now coaching the defensive backs at Jones County HS.

Braden River (FL): Athletic director Bob Bowling will retire in August, per source. Braden River is now accepting applicants for his successor. Interested candidates can email their letter of interest and resumes to

St. Joseph (NJ): St. Joseph HS, located in Westchester, IL (Western suburbs of Chicago), is looking to fill varsity and frosh/soph. assistant positions. We are a member of the Chicago Catholic league, one of the most competitive conferences in the state. There is a Chemistry and Religion teaching position opening. All interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to head coach Anthony Griffin at

West Brunswick (NC): Former Irmo HS (SC) head coach and athletic director of 20 years, Bob Hanna has accepted the head coaching job.

St. Charles (MD): Rodney Hunt has been hired as the offensive coordinator. St. Charles is a new school opening this fall.

South Central (IN): Head coach and athletic director Dam Klimczak has resigned from both positions.

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Broad Run (VA): Broad Run HS is looking for a coach to fill a freshman football position. We will have a Spanish teaching position open in the building. If you're intersted, please contact head coach Matt Griffis at

American Canyon (CA): Former San Diego State player and Michigan graduate assistant Ernest Lawson has been named head coach at American Canyon.

East Columbus (NC): Per source, Rocky Lewis has been named head coach. Lewis, who has previous coaching stops at ECU, Appalachian State, and Chowan, is also looking for defensive coaches (possibly DC) who are certified in Math or EC. Please email resume to if interested.

Wilburton (OK): Former East Central (D-II - OK) tight ends coach / DFO Brett Marsaln has accepted the assistant defensive coordinator job.

Stall (SC): Per source, Joe Bessinger has been named head coach. We also hear that Bobby Smith will be the new athletic director.

DeKalb (IN): DeKalb HS is looking for assistant football coaches, also willin got coach track or baseball. Teaching opening in Social Studies.

West Stanly (NC): West Stanly HSl has an asssitant coaching opening with possible coordinator duties for the correct candidate (offensive or defensive coordinator). Prefer experience with the spread offense or even front defenses. There is a teaching opening in Social Studies at West Stanly Middle School. Please contact head coach James Johnson if interested at Please send a teaching resume to principal

Pikeville (KY): Shawn Thacker, former Pikeville HS assistant and Newberry College assistant has been named head coach. 

Hanford West (CA): Hanford West is looking for assistant coaches. Teaching opening in Math and a long term Social Science sub position. If interested, contact coach Justin Fowler at