RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks and UnitedHealthcare announced today that Coach Randy Affholter of Kennewick High School and Coach Jeff Weible of North Kitsap High School are the Week 10 NFL High School Coaches of the Week for the state of Washington.
Coach Affholter's Lions finished the season 9-1, defeating Shadle Park 24-7 in to advance to the state bracket. This is Coach Affholter's first season as the head football coach at Kennewick after previously coaching for 22 years at Ellensburg High School. Under Coach Affholter's leadership, the team shows incredible discipline and did extremely well this season despite a tough schedule.
Coach Weible's Vikings won the Olympic 2A League this season, defeating Fife 28-25 in the first round of the playoffs for a trip to the state tournament. Coach Weible does an incredible job of instilling character and sportsmanship with his players, along with coaching great fundamentals, effort, and a true sense of North Kitsap pride. In addition, Coach Weible is heavily involved in the Washington State Football Coaches Association and a tremendous advocate for high school football across the state.
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.
For more information on the High School Coach of the Week, visit www.seahawks.com/coachoftheweek.