Blake accepting football coach applications



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Wed. June 13, 2012 | Laura Keeley | Email

Blake is accepting applications for its vacant head football coaching position, athletic director Jesse Salters said Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets are looking for their third coach in six months, as Harry Hubbard was dismissed in December and his replacement, Micheal Burns, resigned June 5 after three months on the job.

An open driver's education teaching position posted on the school district's website on April 27 is attached to the football coach opening. 

When asked for a timetable, Salters declined to answer, but did say that the school would review the list of applicants from the last time the job was posted. Here is that list with the current/former schools of each applicant:

Isaac Anderson (former Armwood assistant)
Patrick Austin (Callaway, Ga.)
Tony Beckman (Fort Pierce Westwood)
Carlos Blake (Blake)
Michael Burns (n/a)
Rene Cicciarello, Jr. (Jefferson)
Chartric Darby (former NFL defensive tackle)
Hugh Dehnert (Plant assistant, former Leto coach)
Gerold Dickens (former Strawberry Crest coach)
Carlos Dixon (Jennings Middle)
Anthony Givins, Sr. (Gibbs)
Johnny Green, Sr. (n/a)
Travis Hall (Middleton)
Morris Harris (Leto assistant, former TBT, Plant assistant)
John Iannucci (n/a)
Ronald Johnson (Lakeland assistant, former Armwood assistant)
Kenny Kelly (former TC, University of Miami quarterback)
Niel Loebig (Naples Lely)
Dedrick Mayo (new Chamberlain coach)
Arturo Meza (Zephyrhills assistant)
Ashour Peera (Groveland South Lake)
Michael Penix (former Pasco player, assistant)
A.J. Rodriguez (n/a)
Jeffrey Schaum (Lakeland Victory Christian coach)
Christopher Seay (Brookwood, Ga.)
Ronald Selesky (Hewitt-Trussville, Ala., Middle)
James Soza (Chamblee, Ga.)
*Casey Thiele (Midland, Neb., University)
Duane Thomas (Blake)

*Thiele was the other finalist when Burns was selected but opted to take a job in the Jacksonville area instead. 

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