RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks and UnitedHealthcare announced today that Coach Brandon Carson of Marysville High School and Coach Terry Jensen of Montesano High School are the Week Eight NFL High School Coaches of the Week for the state of Washington.
Coach Carson led his team to a 42-14 win over Arlington to capture the 3A Wesco North title for the first time in five years. The Marysville Tomahawks are now 8-0 on the season and 6-0 in league play. Coach Carson has been the head football coach for the Marysville Tomahawks for over 10 years and has had much success over his tenure. Coach Carson is also heavily involved in the Marysville community, leading his team's participation in numerous volunteer opportunities in their community. The Tomahawks are known for playing with great discipline and tremendous effort.
Coach Jensen led his Montesano Bulldogs team to a 55-0 win over Tenino to bring their record to 8-0 on the season. The team has dominated play this season, including four shutouts and five games with more than 50 points scored. The Bulldogs are known for playing with outstanding effort and pride. Coach Jensen is also a long-standing member of the Washington State Football Coaches Association and is a strong advocate for football in the state of Washington.
The Seattle Seahawks High School Coach of the Week Program, presented by UnitedHealthcare, promotes the importance of youth football. Each week during the high school football season, the Washington State Football Coaches Association selects two high school football coaches as the Coach of the Week winners. Each recipient receives a $500 grant from the NFL toward their football program. At the conclusion of the high school football season, one coach will be selected as the NFL High School Coach of the Year for the state of Washington and will receive a $2,000 grant from the NFL and $10,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare.