Thursday July 24, 2014
St. Andrew's (GA): Former college and NFL assistant Jon Fabris has joined the St. Andrew's staff as defensive coordinator. Fabris has previously coached at Iowa State, Notre Dame, Georgia and Indiana, as well as with the Cleveland Browns.
Riverside (SC): Riverside High School has an immediate opening for an offensive assistant coach. This position coach will coach the RB and the H back or WRs. Go to this site to view open teaching positions: May be a possibility for a special ed. aide position. Please contact offensive coordinator Rick Martin at 803.370.5005 if interested. We are a spread, uptempo offense.
Fulton (MI): John Winkler, the winningest head coach in school history, has been let go three weeks before the official start of practice.
West Salem (WI): Head coach Wayne Sackett has announced that he will step down and accept the associate head principal at Holmen HS (WI).
Destrehan (LA): Paul Waguespack has joined the staff as an assistant coach. Waguespack is a longtime coach at St. Charles Catholic HS (LA), where he coached the defensive line.
Community (TN): Page (TN) co-defensive coordinator Chris Grooms has been hired as the head coach at Community.
Highland (MO): Highland HS has officially named Mason Swisher, a former assistant coach at Quincy University (D-II - IL) and Culver Stockton College (NAIA - MO), as their head coach.
Formationing the Shotgun Buck Sweep: Gus Malzahn may have left the Shiloh Christian (AR) program over a decade ago, but the blueprint of his offense, the Shotgun Buck Sweep, still remains. Malzahn's former QB and now Shiloh Christian Head Coach Josh Floyd, reveals exclusively to X&O Labs how formationing the Buck Sweep package has produced four state championships in the last ten years. This Clinic Report includes game film. Read Coach Floyd's Clinic Report here.
Wednesday July 23, 2014
Miami (OK): Defensive line coach Matt LeFay has been promoted to defensive coordinator. LeFay takes over after the resignation of Jeremy Herd.
Union Mine (CA): Head coach Dave Johnson, who has run the program since 1999, is no longer serving as head coach.
Shades (AL): Former Alabama offensive lineman and 17 year coaching veteran Maurice Belser has joined the staff as offensive line coach.
New Braunfels Canyon (TX): Head coach Matt Elliott has resigned to go into private business according to Texas high schools reporter Carl Padilla.
Dallas ISD (TX): San Antonio ISD executive athletics director Gil Garza will be named the AD of Dallas ISD according to Corbett Smith of the Dallas Morning News.
Cosumnes Oaks (CA): Ryan Gomes, the coach who launched the Cosumnes Oaks program in 2008 and has led it ever since, will not return as head coach.
Dallas Molina (TX): Former assistant coach Brad Wachsmann has been hired as the new head coach.
Westside (AR): Westside HS has hired South Paquemines HS (LA) assistant Jody Webb as an assistant football / track coach.
Tuesday July 22, 2014
Bannekar (GA): Shannon Williams, an assistant at Mays HS (GA), has been named head coach, per source.
Neptune (NJ): Rodney Taylor, the head coach of the freshman program in recent seasons, has been approved as the head varsity coach.
Hewitt-Trussville (AL): Rudy Griffin has been hired to coach the defensive line, and Caleb Perry will mentor the offensive line. Griffin is a former Alabama defensive lineman who most recently coached at Birmingham Southern, and Perry was most recently the offensive coordinator at Mount Pisgah HS (GA).
Shiprock (NM): Grants (NM) head coach Nic Williams Jr. will become the assistant principal and athletic director at Shiprock HS (NM).
Monday July 21, 2014
Please join us in praying for the family of Powell HS (WY) head coach Jim Stringer, who died suddenly Friday morning. Stringer was the Wyoming Class 3A 2013 Coach of the Year and he led the team to their third straight 3A title this fall. Our thoughts are with the family.
Stall (SC): Joe Bessinger is the new head coach at Stall.
Ripley (WV): Daniel Murphy has been named defensive coordinator at Ripley HS.
Lugoff-Elgin (SC): Dave Thomas has been named interim head coach. Thomas served as the defensive coordinator last season.
Texas High School Coaches Association: Those attending the THSCA this week should stop by and see our friends at AthletiCloud (mobile team management app designed for high school teams) and IQ Gametime (interactive player training). Both platforms will wow you.
New Bedford (MA): Mark DeBrito, an alum of New Bedford, has been named head coach.
Santa Barbara (CA): Head coach Doug Caines has been let go. Santa Barbara will use an interim head coach this fall.
Sunday July 20, 2014
Santa Barbara (CA): Head coach Doug Caines will not return this fall.
Clinton (MS): Summer Hill HS (MS) ninth-grede head coach Ben Shelton has been hired as offensive coordinator.
Cornerstone Academy (FL): Assistant coach Jude Parfait has been promoted to the head coaching post.
Sheridan (TX): Former Arkansas State player Randy Barnhill will coach the offensive line at Sheridan this fall, per Luke Matheson.