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September 14, 2011


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos have named Grandview High School Head Coach John Schultz this week’s NFL High School Coach of the Week.  Schultz led his Class 5A Creek League Wolves to a 12-7 upset victory over Mullen last Friday night.

“Our focus is back where it should be,” said Schultz of his team and their 1-1 overall record this season.   

Schultz, 46, was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School. He went on receive a degree in engineering from Michigan Tech in 1987.  He played safety for the Huskies and was an academic All-American selection in 1986.  He currently teaches mathematics at Grandview in addition to leading the Wolves’ football team.

The Denver Broncos will recognize 10 High School Coach of the Week honorees during the regular season. Each weekly winner will receive a $1,000 donation from the NFL Youth Football Fund to be used in the school’s football program. Additionally, during the Broncos’ home game on Jan. 1 against Kansas City, the NFL/Denver Broncos High School Coach of the Year will be named and presented with a $2,000 donation to the school’s football program. This year’s selection committee is led by Neil Devlin of the Denver Post and includes Ring of Fame Member Billy Thompson of the Denver Broncos and Andy Lindahl of 850 KOA.

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