For the second week in a row, the Atlanta Falcons are honoring a girls’ flag football coach with the team’s High School Coach of the Week Award. This week’s winner is Montez Swinney, head coach at Dunwoody High School. Swinney is also a coach on the boys’ football team.
Introducing our Week 10 Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week 📣— Falcons In The Community (@FalconsCR) November 9, 2020
• Montez Swinney, Dunwoody High School
• Created inaugural Girls Flag Football program during pandemic
• Positively impacts his player’s character
• Coaches boys tackle football and girls lacrosse#PlayFootball pic.twitter.com/eXq3dYWpcB
At the 2019 boys’ state football championships, the Falcons and the Georgia High School Association announced that girls’ flag football was becoming an officially sanctioned sport in the state thanks to a donation from the team and the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. In 2019, 52 schools across the state participated in flag football with more than 800 girls taking the field.
2020 Atlanta Falcons High School Coach of the Week Winners
As part of the Coach of the Week program, the NFL and Atlanta Falcons will recognize ten head high school varsity football coaches across the state of Georgia for their hard work and dedication to making a difference in student-athletes lives on and off the field. Each winning head coach will receive a $1,000 grant for their football program, a commemorative Atlanta Falcons item and recognition from the Atlanta Falcons.