Zach Corcoran of St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School Girls’ Flag Football team named the 2021 Atlanta Falcons High School Coach of the Year

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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.

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

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