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Matt Sweeney Named Tom Flores High School Football Coach Of The Week

Posted Oct 12, 2017

Matt Sweeney from Foothill High School has been named the Week 5 Tom Flores High School Football Coach of the Week.

Named after 2-time Super Bowl winning Coach Tom Flores, the Tom Flores High School Football Coach of the Week Program, presented by Gatorade, is designed to recognize high school football coaches who continuously demonstrate hard work and dedication to their football programs by creating successful football teams and players both on and off the field.

Each Coach of the Week recipient is awarded a $1,000 donation to the school’s football program from the Raiders Foundation and the NFL Foundation, as well as $1,000 worth of Gatorade product from Gatorade.

Week 5 – Matt Sweeney, Foothill High School

Matt Sweeney, from Foothill High School in Pleasanton, was named the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. The Foothill Falcons defeated the Cal High Grizzlies in a low scoring affair, shutting them out 14-0. With this strong defensive effort, the Falcons now have a 3-2 record as they head out this Friday to face Granada High School on the road. Raiders alumnus Brad Badger and the Raiderettes paid a visit to Foothill High School to congratulate Coach Sweeney and his team.

Week 4 – Michael Peters, McClymonds High School

Michael Peters, from McClymonds High School, was named the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. The McClymonds Warriors defeated the Vanden High Vikings shutting them out in their Friday night home game. It was a dominant defensive effort from the state champs, holding Vanden to just 115 total yards. The Warriors have started the season with an impressive 5-0 record and will begin their league schedule this week against Castlemont. Raiders Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers Marquel Lee and Xavier Woodson-Luster paid a visit to McClymonds High School to congratulate Coach Peters and his team.

Week 3 - Antoine Stocker, San Lorenzo High School

Antoine Stocker, from San Lorenzo High School, was named the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. San Lorenzo High defeated the American High Eagles with a dominant offensive and defensive showing. With a final score of 26-6 and three rushing touchdowns from their senior running back, the Rebels have started the 2017 season with an impressive 3-1 record. San Lorenzo will begin their league schedule this week against Dougherty Valley High. Raiders alumnus Charlie Smith and the Raiderettes paid a visit to San Lorenzo High School to congratulate Coach Stocker and his team.

Week 2 - Gerald Montgomery, Hercules High School

Gerald Montgomery, from Hercules High School, was named the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. The Hercules High Titans defeated Galileo High School from San Francisco in a close game with a final score of 16-12. With this strong defensive effort, the Titans have started the season on a hot streak and currently sport a 4-0 record. Raider alumnus Charlie Smith and the Raiderettes paid a visit to Hercules High School to congratulate Coach Montgomery and his team.

Week 1 - Denny Molzen, Castro Valley High School

Denny Molzen, from Castro Valley High School, was named the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. The Castro Valley Trojans defeated Mt. Eden High School from Hayward in dominating fashion with a 49-12 victory last week. Coming off a loss in their 2016 matchup, Castro Valley, led by 2 rushing touchdowns from their senior running back, stormed ahead early to put Mt. Eden away. The Trojans have started the season with a 1-1 record. Raider alumnus Charlie Smith and the Raiderettes paid a visit to Castro Valley High School to congratulate Coach Molzen and his team.