Seattle Seahawks name Yelm’s Jason Ronquillo and Ritzville’s Greg Whitmore as Week 1 Coaches of the Week

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Each week during the high school football season, the Seahawks and the Washington State Football Coaches Association select two high school football coaches as the Coach of the Week winners. Each recipient receives a $500 donation to the school’s football program plus a framed certificate signed by Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll.

Below are descriptions of this week’s winners:

Jason Ronquillo – Yelm High School

Jason Ronquillo and team had a great opening week win 34-18 over a tough Lincoln team. Coach Ronquillo’s teams are always well prepared, play hard, and play with class.

Greg Whitmore – Ritzville High School

Greg Whitmore is a former back to back 2B state title winner. The Ritzville Broncos have struggled these past 5 years or so but on Friday, they upset a top ranked team, the Liberty Lancers,18-7. They hadn’t beat Liberty in 7 years. Greg’s teams are always competitive even when they are low on talent.

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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.