New Head Coach Confirmed!


Felix Ly and Staesha Tadeo-Corpuz

The new coach for the Diamondback football program has finally been announced with Coach Brant Smith. getting the job. Rumors have been going around for quite some time now, but the athletic director has confirmed that the social studies teacher is, in fact, the new head coach.

“He’s proven himself to be extremely knowledgeable and helpful down there, and he knows a ton about football,” said athletic director, Laurie Gygax-Evans. “He has years and years of experience.”

For the past three years, Coach Mike Ovens led the football program, but he and the school decided it would be best for him to step down. Now, the team and the coach are looking forward to getting a fresh start. Players and staff are hoping this change will help the program improve, and Coach Smith is certain he can help do it.

“Looking forward to having a great year,” Coach Smith said. “We’re going to really compete, and make this the place to play in Nevada.”