Sayreville HS (New Jersey) hires new coach

by Jeff Fisher

Sayreville Bombers footballSayreville War Memorial High School has chosen a former player to lead the New Jersey program out of the hazing scandal that rocked the program and community in October 2014.

Chris Beagan, who has been the head coach at Monroe High School since 2008, was hired Tuesday night. Beagan began is coaching career in the 90’s under George Najjar, who was let go last month in wake of the scandal.

The former Sayreville football captain, who graduated in 1990, told — “I believe it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me, which is the reason I considered it. When the job opened up, it was a dream job and that’s why I’m back here. It drew me back.”

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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.