The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week" program promotes high school football, giving high school coaches and teams the recognition that they deserve.
Each 2015 recipient was awarded a $1,000 donation to the school's football program from The Oakland Raiders and the NFL Foundation. The program culminated with the selection of the High School Coach of the Year.
Coach of the Year:
Brothers Kemp and Ramsey Moyer, from Alameda High School, were named the 2015 Oakland Raiders High School "Coaches of the Year". The Alameda Hornets tripled their win total from 2014 and qualified for the NCS playoffs. Coaches Kemp and Ramsey were instrumental in not just leading their players on the field, but proved to be a presence for them off the field as well.
Congratulations to Kemp and Ramsey Moyer and the Alameda High School Football Program!
Mark Bywater, from Concord High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week." The Minutemen defeated the Farmers from Hayward High in dominant fashion with a final score of 56-0. Concord High got off to a great start both offensively and defensively leading at halftime by a score of 50-0. This was Concord High's sixth win of the season and the Minutemen will move on to face Maria Carrillo High School in the next round of the playoffs.
Jayce Goree, from Oakland High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". The Wildcats got the victory against rival Skyline High School in Oakland with a final score of 22-19. This was Oakland High's second league win of the season and will move on to face Castlemont High School in the first round of the Oakland Athletic League Playoffs with hopes of ending in the Silver Bowl, the championship of Oakland High School Football.
Week 9 Eric Billeci, from California High School in San Ramon, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". The Cal High Grizzlies pulled out the upset over local rival Monte Vista in a battle for the ages. Coach Billeci's team mounted a comeback in the 4thquarter to force the game into overtime. Choosing to go for two after a touchdown in the second overtime, the Grizzlies' conversion was successful and they came out on top in dramatic fashion with a final score of 50-49. Cal High is hoping to finish at the top of the pack in the East Bay Athletic League with a record of 4-2.
Brad Bowers, from San Leandro High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week." The San Leandro Pirates pulled out the narrow victory over Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd High School. With a final score of 21-20, San Leandro's Junior Wide Receiver had two receiving touchdowns to lead the Pirates to a win. San Leandro is in the middle of the pack for their league sitting with a 4-4 record.
Luke Bodwin, from Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week." The Spartans fended off a 4th Quarter comeback by Salesian College Prep High School with a final score of 45-40. Pinole Valley's rushing attack could not be stopped as their running back and quarterback combined for 5 rushing touchdowns. The Spartans are having a great season, sitting with a 5-2 record on the year and a 2-0 league record.
Chad Sullivan, from Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week." The Dons of Arroyo shut out their crosstown rivals, San Lorenzo High with a final score of 16-0. No points were scored by either side in the second half, as both defenses were firing on all cylinders. Two first half touchdowns were all their defense needed as the Dons start the league season 1-0.
William Edwards, from Washington High School in Fremont, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". The Washington Huskies pulled out the win in a high scoring affair against rival Irvington High. With a final score of 54-44, offense wasn't lacking as touchdowns were being scored one after another. This was their second conference win of the season and Washington High has now started the year with a record of 3-2.
Bret Casey, from American High School in Fremont, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". American High School held on for a win over crosstown rival Kennedy High with a final score of 41-34. Going into halftime with a 21-20 lead, the Eagles of American High were able to hold off Kennedy's comeback bid. The Eagles have gotten off to a great start and sit with a record of 4-1.
CJ Johnson, from Berkeley High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". The Yellow Jackets looked dominant in a 35-13 win over much improved Castlemont High School. Berkeley High has started the season 2-1 and is looking forward to a promising season.
Kenny Kahn, from El Cerrito High School, was named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coach of the Week". El Cerrito High blew out Oakland Tech 61-6 last week with an impressive offensive and defensive showing. The Gauchos earned their first win of the season.
Brothers Ramsey and Kemp Moyer, from Alameda High School, were named The Oakland Raiders High School "Coaches of the Week." The Hornets defeated Washington High School 19-15 last week with a touchdown in the final minute to seal the game. Alameda has started the season with a 1-1 record.