March 4, 2021

Combs High School Names New Head Football Coach

SAN TAN VALLEY, ARIZ. - The J.O. Combs Unified School District is pleased to announce the selection of Levi Hoaglund as the new Head Varsity Football Coach at Combs High School. Hoagland originally joined the Combs High School football program in 2021-22 as the Head Coach of the JV football team as well as the Varsity Linebackers Coach, in addition to his role teaching AP Economics.

Hoaglund originally grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado where he attended Palisade High School. During his time at Palisade, he played varsity football and basketball. After high school, he attended Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, where he obtained his degree in Secondary Education and History. While at Colorado Mesa, he played linebacker and due to injury, had to medically retire from football. Hoaglund is now continuing his education and will complete his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Grand Canyon University this fall. 
Prior to Combs, Hoaglund was a teacher at Palisade High School where he also served on the coaching staff as the Varsity Offensive Coordinator for three years. While on stafff at Palisade, the team went to two Colorado State Semifinals, a quarterfinal, and carried a 25-11 record. 

"Coach Hoaglund brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and enthusiasm to our football program at Combs High School," said Athletic Director, Mike Griffith. "I am confident that his passion for excellence and commitment to students will lead our program to success. Our athletes are fortunate to have him as their head coach."

"Over the past school year I have grown to love the Combs High School community and the school's dedication to excellence. I am excited to continue working with our student-athletes and helping them to reach their full potential," said Hoaglund. "My goal is to develop a program that produces quality young men and I believe it will translate to success in all aspects of life, including football. I look forward to working with the athletes, the school, and the J.O. Combs community."
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Kayla Fulmer, Director of Marketing & Community Relations
J.O. Combs Unified School District
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About J.O. Combs Unified School District
Located in San Tan Valley, Arizona, the J.O. Combs Unified School District is a community of learners collaborating to ensure maximum academic and social growth for all students. Combs utilizes research-based practices and strategies delivered by highly competent employees who are committed to excellence in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust. Through five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school, Combs proudly serves over 4,400 students annually, offering a comprehensive college and career ready educational environment.
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