Minnesota Vikings named Foley’s Dave Dahlstrom as Week 1 Coach of the Week

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The Minnesota Vikings are saluting Dave Dahlstrom of Foley High School their Week 1 High School Coach of the Week.

Dave Dahlstrom is in his 5th season as Foley’s head football coach and 23rd season with the Falcons in football and track. He has been part of Foley’s 1998 state title team and the 2000 state semi-finalist squad. A counselor at the high school, Dahlstrom earned his degree at St. Cloud State where he was a standout offensive lineman from 1991-95, earning All-North Central Conference honors 3 times.

From Vikings.com

The Vikings and Gatorade are teaming up to honor a Gatorade Coach of the Week after each week of games during the high school football season. Coaches are chosen based on their contribution on the football field, but more importantly on the impact they make within their community and for their student athletes.

In addition to being recognized in local media for the achievement, the school’s football program receives Gatorade product for the season and a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Minnesota Vikings.

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