Perkiomen Valley head coach Rob Heist named first 2021 Philadelphia Eagles Coach of the Week

philadelphia eagles coach of the week
gamestrat high school football sideline instant replay

Perkiomen Valley’s home opening 55-20 win over Downingtown West has led to head coach Rob Heist being named the Philadelphia Eagles first Coach of the Week for the 2021 high school football season. Heist is no stranger to the award, having won the Eagles Coach of the Year in 2016.

“I’m very grateful. The Eagles organization has been wonderful to our program during my time as the head coach. I think it’s amazing the outreach the Eagles have done and how they try to incorporate youth sports as best as possible at the professional level. This is a great honor for me.”

Rob Heist, Perkiomen Valley head coach from

Learn more about Coach Heist 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.

See what the Eagles are doing in the community

Follow the Eagles on Twitter @Eagles and @EaglesComms

No More Fumbles

Play Football

nfl play football

About the Author

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.