- The Seattle Seahawks and Sterling Bank today announced Eastside Catholic High School's Jeremy Thielbahr and Lind-Ritzville High School's Greg Whitmore as week seven "NFL High School Coaches of the Week."
Thielbahr led his Eastside Catholic Crusaders (7-0) to a 35-21 victory over visiting O'Dea Fighting Irish on Friday, October 12. It was the Crusaders' first victory in the matchup since 2008. Eastside Catholic will next face Bishop Blanchet (4-3).
Whitmore led Lind-Ritzville to a 34-0 victory over Reardan as the team improved its record to 7-0 on the year, leading the Northeast 2B League.
Now in its 17th season, the NFL High School Coach of the Week program is a partnership between the Washington State Football Coaches Association, the Seattle Seahawks and Sterling Bank.
Following the season, one coach will receive the Jim Ennis Award for High School Coach of the Year. The 2012 NFL High School Coach of the Year for Washington State will receive a $2,000 cash grant
For more information visit www.seahawks.com
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