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The WSFCA "Seattle Seahawks Coach of the Week" criteria is as follows.

Must be a member of the Washington State Football Coaches Association

A member football coach may be nominated and selected for:

  • a win that supports WSFCA standards of fair play, sportsmanship, and safe competition
  • significant victory in League, District or State play
  • recognition of a major career win

The WSFCA "Seattle Seahawks Coach of the Year" is selected following the State Championships and represents the above criteria.


Blake Van Dalen - Lynden High School: 
Coach Van Dalen won his first state title defeated reigning champion Tumwater 21-7. This team wasn't a team of superstars but a hard-nosed group who maximized their potential as a team. This is the first state title for Lynden since 2013 when WSFCA  Hall of Fame coach Curt Kramme led the Lions to the state championship. Coach Kramme passed away from cancer in 2017. Since that time, Blake has kept the program focused and has been a rock for the team and community after they lost their beloved coach. He also coaches with great sportsmanship. 


WEEK 3A/4A B/1A/2A
1 Jason Ronquillo - Yelm Greg Whitmore - Lind/Ritzville/Sprague
2 Jamie Plenkovich- Ferndale Jim Shapiro - Kings
3 Scott Biglin - Kamiakin Scott Rice - Ridgefield
4 Brandon Carson- Marysville Pilchuck Devin Bauer - Lakeside High School
5 Danny Figueira - Mt Spokane Buddy Wood - Riverside
6 Dave McKenna - Gonzaga Prep Brandon Walsh - Almira Coulee Hartline
7 Steve Kizer - Skyview Cary Nagel - Tenino
8 Terry Green - Franklin High School Justin Young - Davenport
9 Kyle Snell - Eastlake Blake VanDalen - Lynden
10 Jeff Scoma - Stanwood Kyle Kimble - Pomeroy

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Jason Ronquillo - Yelm: The Tornados had an opening week 34-18 win over a tough Lincoln team. Coach Ronquillo's teams are always well prepared, play hard, and play with class.

B/2B/A/2A Coach of the Week    

Greg Whitmore - Lind/Ritzville/Sprague: Greg is a former back to back 2B state title wining coach. The Broncos have struggled these past 5 years or so but on Friday, they upset a top ranked team in the Liberty Lancers 18-7. They hadn’t beat Liberty in 7 years. Greg’s teams are always competitive even when they are low on talent. 

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Jamie Plenkovich- Ferndale: The Golden Eagles had a big 35-25 win over county rival Lynden. Coach Plenkovich has been a long time member of the WSFCA and the Golden Eagles always play with class and demonstrate tremendous effort.

B/2B/1A/2A Coach of the Week    

Jim Shapiro - Kings: Coach Shapiro notched his 150th win last Friday!  He runs a great program building quality young men and very good football players.

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Scott Biglin - Kamiakin: In back to back weeks, Kamiakin has now handily beaten both Chiawana and Richland. These two programs that have won 4A state titles. Coach Biglin is heavily involved in the WSFCA and his teams play with great sportsmanship and class.

B/2B/A/2A Coach of the Week    

Scott Rice - Ridgefield: Scott is in his third season at the helm at Ridgefield and they beat Hockinson, a seven time defending league champion, on the road 35-0. Coach Rice has steadily built the Ridgefield Spudder program into a state caliber program.

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Brandon Carson- Marysville Pilchuck: The Marysville-Pilchuck football team is now 4-0 under coach Carson's leadership. The team had a big win last Friday vs. an undefeated Glacier Peak team. The Marysville-Pilchuck football team is always disciplined, well coached and plays with a great amount of effort. Congrats to Coach Carson, the coaching staff and players on the recognition. Great start to your season!

B/2B/1A/2A Coach of the Week    

Devin Bauer - Lakeside High School (Nine Mile Falls):The Lakeside Eagles beat rival Newport 21-6 in NE 1A action to push them to 4-0 on the season. Last week they upset Chelan and positioning the Eagles ready for a run at the NE 1A league title. Tremendous start to the season and looking forward to seeing what the Eagles coaches and players accomplish this season!

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Danny Figueira - Mt Spokane (filled in for Coach Cloer): Coach Figueira took over the program on Tuesday when head coach Terry Cloer tested positive for Covid 19 with half the team and half of the coaching staff quarantined for the week.  He led the team through a great week of practice and a 27-0 win on Friday night over Lewis & Clark HS.

B/2B/A/2A Coach of the Week    

Buddy Wood - Riverside: The Riverside Rams in the NE 1A league has the Rams currently 5-0 and ranked #3 in state after beating their rival the Freeman Scotties in a battle of unbeatens. Coach Wood has been building this program for the past several years. The Rams also beat Shadle Park of Spokane in the preseason.

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Dave McKenna - Gonzaga Prep: 
With a 35-7 win over Central Valley in a GSL showdown, Gonzaga Prep moves into first place. The Bullpups are consistently a 4A state contender under Coach McKenna. The  team always plays hard, with discipline and consistently with good sportsmanship.

B/2B/1A/2A Coach of the Week    

Brandon Walsh - Almira Coulee Hartline: 
The Warriors of ACH posted a 50-20 win over Odessa who was undefeated and ranked number one in 8 man football. ACH was ranked number two coming into the contest. This was the first loss for Odessa since 2017 and ACH last beat Odessa in 2015. Coach Jeff Nelson's Odessa Tigers had a 37 game win streak. 

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Steve Kizer - Skyview: The Storm posted a big, league win over Union HS, 37-7.  Coach Kizer is a long-time head coach in South West Washington and his teams always play with great energy and passion.

B/2B/A/2A Coach of the Week    

Cary Nagel - Tenino:
With a 32-26 win over Montesano, the Beavers posted their first win over the Bulldogs in over twenty years. The program  is off to a 6-1 start under the leadership of Coach Nagel. 

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

3A/4A Coach of the Week
Terry Green - Franklin High School: Franklin is 6-2 after not winning a game the previous two seasons. Remarkable turnaround this year for the Franklin High School football team after decades of losing seasons. Coach Green is doing a great job of changing the culture of his alma mater. 

B/2B/1A/2A Coach of the Week    

Justin Young - Davenport: The team is 7-1 and ranked #8 in the 2B's. Their only loss was to the #5 ranked LRS Broncos by 2 points early in the season. His teams are consistent playoff teams and run a mean Double Tight Single Wing that racked up over 500 rushing yards against last year's league champion Chewelah on Friday.

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Kyle Snell - Eastlake: 
The Wolves defeated Bothell 21-3 for their first ever KINGCO 4A title. Eastlake improved to 8-0 on the season and await seeding into state 4A playoffs.

B/2B/A/2A Coach of the Week    

Blake VanDalen - Lynden: 
Undefeated league champs in the highly competitive 2A Northwest Conference (5 teams in top 15 according to Maxpreps). Blake took over for a coaching legend, Curt Kramme, a few seasons ago and has kept Lynden at or near the top of the state rankings. Remarkable job.

3A/4A Coach of the Week    

Jeff Scoma - Stanwood: The Spartan's posted a 40-35 upset victory of the Lincoln Abes at the Lincoln Bowl. The win will send Stanwood to their first state appearance in more than a decade.  

B/2B/1A/2A Coach of the Week    

Kyle Kimble - Pomeroy: The Pirates finish the regular season 10-0 with a big win over a very tough Sunnyside Christian team that was 8-1 heading into this week. Coach Kimble has built Pomeroy into one of the top 8 man teams in the state. 


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