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Athletic department undergoes rigorous process in hiring coaches

Athletic department undergoes rigorous process in hiring coaches

January 18, 2017

By: Liv Ronca It is the first day of practice, and you are the new coach of a Staples High School varsity team. You know you worked hard to earn this job, so you want to start off right. But how did you get this job to begin with? “The hiring process begins when we have a vacancy, which we adv...

Assistant coaches fuel Staples football

Assistant coaches Jesse McCray and Jack McFarland watch as Staples takes on Westhill at homecoming

Anders Hovstadius, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Marce Petroccio, better known as Coach P among Staples Students, has led the Wreckers football team to many wins; however, he may not have been able to win all these years without the help of Staples’ incredible assistant coaches.  Despite being relatively unknown as football coaches, these men have...

Athletes gain lessons on the field

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

It was at an awards event when cheerleading captain, Emma Mikesh ’14, got into a disagreement with another individual. It was her coach, Avery Watson that ultimately taught her that the best way to deal with the situation would be to leave the jealousy and apologize. “Avery is honestly like a big...

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