AZFCA selects board members
February 24, 2021 by Jose Garcia, AZPreps365
Below is a press release by the Arizona Football Coaches Association, which recently selected its newest board members.
Coaches, athletic directors and administrators,
As a community of coaches, we know that we have strength in numbers, and we need to come together, unite and be heard. The Arizona Football Coaches Association has been dormant for a few years and no individual is to blame for that. With that being said, the AzFCA is relaunching.
A group of coaches recently got together with the sole purpose of bringing together our community for the betterment of the football being played in our state. A new board was put together, officers were selected, and committees are being formed with one goal in mind: membership.
Sadly, the number of members of the AzFCA dropped below ten total members. Ten! We can’t let that happen in a state of our size, with the talent we produce and with as many talented coaches that we have.
There are many topics that have been brought up and we want more coaches involved. Jim Camarillo from the Minority Football Coaches Network has a clinic coming up and that will be our first big push to gain members on May 1st in Scottsdale, Arizona. Details on that will follow.
Costs will be affordable and, again, the student-athletes will be first on everyone’s mind. We need to check all of our egos at the door and get this thing rolling again.
We will need all of your help to make this a success. Like I mentioned, committees are going to be formed to help with things such as Spring Showcases, Spring Clinic/Conference, Recruiting Fair/Showcase, 7-on-7 tournaments, All-State Team, an All-Star Game, and more.
Undoubtedly, there are questions and there will be many more details to come. Below is a new board and list of officers that were all voted on.
President: Jason Jewell – Brophy
Vice President: Louie Ramirez – Marana
Secretary: Jason Mohns – Saguaro
Treasurer: Dana Zupke – Pinnacle
JR Alcantar - Cesar Chavez
Justin Argraves - Cienega
Jake Barro - Casa Grande
Myron Blueford - Arizona College Prep
Jim Camarillo – Minority Football Coaches Network
Rishard Davis - Santa Cruz Valley
Tim Dougherty - Hamilton
Lamar Early - Millennium
Rick Garretson – Chandler
Nick Gehrts - Canyon View
Jeremy Hathcock – Blue Ridge
Jason Jewell - Brophy
Roy Lopez - Desert Ridge
Ryan McBrayer - Sabino
Dalton Mills - Bagdad
Jason Mohns - Saguaro
Louie Ramirez- Marana
Richard Taylor - Centennial
Eddy Zubey - Higley
Dana Zupke – Pinnacle
A special advisory group made of retired and non-coaches is also being formed.
We look forward to getting together at the MFCN Clinic to hammer out more details and get other coaches involved. Be on the lookout for another email in the next week or so on becoming a member and the AzFCA Coaches Conference & Clinic.
Hope all is well,
Jason Jewell, Louie Ramirez, Jason Mohns, Dana Zupke