Riverside Poly promotes from within

by Jeff Fisher

Poly Bears footballRiverside Poly has named Opalani Vailpulu as the school’s new head football coach.  The Poly grad has served as a defensive assistant at the school for the last two seasons.

The Press-Enterprise reports that Vailpulu is one of seven family members to play for Poly.  He takes over for Dennis Brown, who resigned earlier this year.

Last year, Brown led the Bears to a 13-1 mark, losing to eventual CIF Division II champ Redlands East Valley in the CIF-SS Inland Division championship game.

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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.