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DrivenT

Highland Trojans Head Coaching Job Opens Up

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7 hours ago, DrivenT said:

 

1. Teachers game the stipend system. (trough dipping)

 

Using the phrase "gaming the system" in the same nebulous way you said Peebles was "escorted from the school grounds??

Hyperbolic nonsense with no basis in facts.  

I can only assume you want to appear as a dolt.  Otherwise, no one would post such ill-informed non sense over and over.

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1 minute ago, Night Hawk said:

Using the phrase "gaming the system" in the same nebulous way you said Peebles was "escorted from the school grounds??

Hyperbolic nonsense with no basis in facts.  

I can only assume you want to appear as a dolt.  Otherwise, no one would post such ill-informed non sense over and over.

Im staying on message.

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You said you were astonished by teacher pay.. you obviously aren't looking at Teacher pay in Central Indiana.  If you were hired in the 80's or 90's and never moved, you might doing pretty well.  But the new funding formulas kills potential earnings for new teachers.

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My original post on this thread was to draw light to the fact that the pool of applicants for a community like Highland or any community that isn't rapidly growing in enrollment is going to be somewhat limited by the structure of Indiana teacher pay.   Your going to have to hire an older teacher/coach who has already ascended the salary scale, or a very young coach who is at the beginning of the scale and has nothing to lose.   Many school systems also have language in their master contract limiting the amount of years of experience that a teacher can bring with them to their new position in an effort to free up money for teacher raises when an more experienced teacher does leave or retire.  Also a hindrance when your in the hunt for a coach. 

All of these road blocks limit the type of candidates a school will get for the job, as well as a school's ability to keep a coach long term.  Which is why I found it applicable to post on this thread.

Interesting how some that bash public education also have very high expectations for coaching candidates.   

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1 hour ago, Wedgebuster said:

My original post on this thread was to draw light to the fact that the pool of applicants for a community like Highland or any community that isn't rapidly growing in enrollment is going to be somewhat limited by the structure of Indiana teacher pay.   Your going to have to hire an older teacher/coach who has already ascended the salary scale, or a very young coach who is at the beginning of the scale and has nothing to lose.   Many school systems also have language in their master contract limiting the amount of years of experience that a teacher can bring with them to their new position in an effort to free up money for teacher raises when an more experienced teacher does leave or retire.  Also a hindrance when your in the hunt for a coach. 

All of these road blocks limit the type of candidates a school will get for the job, as well as a school's ability to keep a coach long term.  Which is why I found it applicable to post on this thread.

Interesting how some that bash public education also have very high expectations for coaching candidates.   

I would like to see an older, experienced and successful head coach come in and take this position.

Brad Smith had already had great career success and was well established when he came to Highland to take over in the 1996 season.  Local candidates like Jeff Cain, Roy Richards, or even Kirk Kennedy should be considered, although Highland may be too soft for Kennedy's harsh style.  :02_v:

 

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54 minutes ago, Coach Ellenwood said:

What is harsh about his style?

Demanding?  Yes. 

I was reading some of the comments regarding his retirement and it appeared as if his methods were a bit "harsh" for the locals.  

I thought he was originally from that area?

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We are not even 2 weeks removed from the state finals and there has already been 25 head coaching changes across the state.

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33 minutes ago, tommy said:

We are not even 2 weeks removed from the state finals and there has already been 25 head coaching changes across the state.

Is this not normal?

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51 minutes ago, Coach Nowlin said:

27

Probably Success Factor. :13_v:

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