Detroit Catholic Central’s legendary head coach Tom Mach steps down

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High school football has lost a legend.  Tom Mach, Detroit Catholic Central‘s legendary high school football coach has announced that he’s resigning after 41 years at the helm of the Shamrocks.

Mach retires with a lifetime record of 370-97, which puts him third on Michigan’s all-tie wins list.  This past season, Mach guided Catholic Central to the Division 1 state championship game, losing to nationally-ranked Cass Tech 49-20.  DCC finished 13-1.

Mach led Catholic Central to 17 state championship game appearances, earning ten state titles.


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