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No school really cherishes looking for a new head football coach.Either your last coach left to take another job, retired, or the school asked him to leave. There are usually hurt feelings on one or both sides and lives are suddenly in turmoil.For the seniors on the team, they must often adapt to a ...
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There has been some major movements among the north Alabama coaching fraternity in the off season and there are still some schools needing leaders as teams approach spring football by the end of the month.In November, Tripp Curry retired after 23 successful years as head coach at Cherokee County. Th ...
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The Alabama Football Coaches Association is supporting an effort to keep the high school football coach involved in the recruiting of the high school athlete. This program is called Straight Line Recruiting. This program originated in Texas to help limit the influence of the third party ha ...
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One month after Briarwood Christian's legendary coach Fred Yancey retired, the Lions elevated Matthew Forester to the head job. Forester had served as defensive coordinator for eight years and been at the school for 13.An All-State linebacker at Briarwood in the 1990s, Forester's roots in the progr ...
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It has been a busy off season as the domino effect has led to more coaching turnover over the past few weeks. Several are quality leaders who have been around the coaching game for quite a while.The Mobile - Baldwin County area has seen a flurry of changes.Muskingum Barnes left Murphy after two sea ...
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Understanding the important factors that allow you to get a quality coaching job can help you prepare for that opportunity when a job becomes available.But a coach’s understanding of other factors is important in helping him keep that job.Here are three of the most important reasons that coaches e ...
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on March 9, 2019 in General by David HoltsfordThis is a reprint of an article on AHSAA.com by Bill PlottFBY BILL PLOTT         Phil Lazenby learned some valuable lessons playing sports and serving in the military. He has spen ...
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Most coaches who have a desire to be a head football coach usually have a job that they consider to be their dream job. If you are one of the lucky ones, maybe you already have that job. But for the vast majority of coaches out there, that job still lies in the future.Taking in consideration who ha ...
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Long rumored and talked about, the Dothan City Schools finally made the decision in late November to combine Dothan High School and Northview High School into one school.For many years, there had been talk around the city that the two schools might find more happiness, particularly athletic success ...
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When Troy started looking for a new head coach, they realized that they only had to look back at some of their great assistant coaches of the past to get a candidate list.  When they did, there was one name that topped that list.Former Troy quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey was named as the head coac ...
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