Mater Academy hires Rocco Casullo

by Jeff Fisher

Mater Lions footballA month after leaving St. Thomas Aquinas, Rocco Casullo is the new head football coach at Mater Academy.

Casullo takes over for Javi Valdes, who led the school to a 14-7 record in two years, including a Class 7A playoff berth last season.  Valdez left to be come the coach at Coral Reef High School.

Casullo, who led STA to a 7A state title last year, was 47-9 record in four years as the school’s head coach.  Last year, St. Thomas Aquinas finished #9 in High School Football America’s Top 25.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.