Nothing happens over night, you gotta build and you gotta work. This will be an interesting story going forward for OC HS Football Fans.
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Sounds like you watched some really thorough YouTube clips
hit the lights
the football program?"
Been a while... everyone blames the President. He is still in position (budgets intact) and the same Leadership team is still under him - nothing has changed except the end date for the President. If you blame the President for the past "low budget" hires, then give him credit for the re-hire. Also give credit that TT acknowledged his own past antics were unprofessional, and give credit the leadership team and President recognized this and is providing him a second chance. Realize there was no other place for TT to go, and he was part of slim-pickings at the time of hire. He certainly did not get $200k a year for five years... or, did he?
Give credit to the current President (responsible for 2018 operating P&L - not direct coaching hires) for willing to invest in football with a vision intact, but acknowledge there was no way to invest in football with the past two bad hires and ridiculous antics of Football-parents. Realize the President DID NOT directly hire any of these positions, but gets the blame when it goes bad. Realize it is the AD, Principle and the Selection Committee interviewed, selected and recommended each candidate - with a final Presidential meeting about Formation and culture. BTW - weren't some of the Selection Committee members the very same members (or Football-parents/Alumni) blaming the President for their own bad recommendations? hmmm..... Can you say K...... never mind! Realize the newPresident will still have to lead the same Administrative team responsible for creating the Selection Committees; conducting their own due diligence; and, making the original recommendations (oh, these are sport-minded SME's).
The new job posting for the position of President does not state any requirement about "success" in building sports programs. As a matter of fact, there is nothing in the posting about sports-related experience; or athletic program development; or an emphasis on the student-athlete. What does this suggest? Perhaps the new President will have a different perspective or experience than the current President, but athletic experience is not a requirement. My bet... if the same Administrative team is in place over the next 18 months, don't count on Servite being competitive and (of course) find a new President to blame. It won't take 14 years though, because we will know right away where the problem lies right after next season.