For the first time in the history of the Atlanta Falcons, the National Football League team has given its High School Coach of the Year to a high school girls’ flag football coach. Zach Corcoran of St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School in Columbus becomes the Falcons nominee for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award.
History made.— Falcons In The Community (@FalconsCR) January 19, 2022
For the first time in team history, we are proud to award a high school girls flag football coach! pic.twitter.com/MeXJuXG6FE
Corcoran was the Falcons Week 7 honoree. He led the Lady Vikings to a regional championship and a berth in the 2021 playoffs.
Below are the 2021 weekly winners:
Week 1: Craig Coleman, Luella High School
Week 2: Rich Fendley, Bowdon High School
Week 3: William Felton, Decatur High School
Week 4: Wesley Tankersley, Stephens County High School
Week 5: Marquis Westbrook, Warner Robins High School
Week 6: Maurice Dixon, Creekside High School
Week 7: Zach Corcoran, St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School
Week 8: Leroy Hood, Pebblebrook High School
Week 9: Rodney Hackney, Riverdale High School
Week 10: Tim Barron, Villa Rica High School