LaDontay Bell of Chester High School named Philadelphia Eagles Week 5 Coach of the Week

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A 7-0 start has led Chester High School head coach LaDontay Bell to being named the Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles Coach of the Week.

Bell is in his sixth year as the head coach of the Clippers.

“It’s an awesome accomplishment. I’m always thankful to be a part of the program that the Eagles have put together for high schools and coaches, such as myself,” Bell said. “It gives us a bit of motivation and encouragement to be better coaches and players.”

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Learn more about Coach Bell by clicking here to read his story on the Eagles’ website.

This year, the Eagles High School Coach of the Week program, presented by Hyundai, will include 16 High School football programs from throughout the Philadelphia area. Each participating team will receive grant dollars back to their respective football program. The winning coach of each matchup will be named our Eagles High School Coach of the Week and will have a chance to become the 2021 Eagles High School Coach of the Year. Check back each week to read more about each featured Coach and find out who will represent the Eagles for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year award.

2021 Philadelphia Eagles High School Coach of the Week Winners

Week 4 – Matt Walp, Archbishop Wood HS

Week 3 – Pat Montgomery, Boys Latin HS

Week 2 – Hakeem Cooper, Abraham Lincoln HS

Week 1 – Rob Heist, Perkiomen Valley HS

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