MHSFCA Mourns Loss of Hall of Fame Coach

During his 34 years at Bridgman, Coach Fodor taught middle school science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies, was a national tester for science curriculum and an educator of Michigan science teachers. He also was a MEA and NEA representative and did summer work as a school custodian. Certainly, his heart and soul was in […]

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Detroit, MI—The Detroit Lions have named Tyrone Spencer of Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. High School the 2022 Detroit Lions High School Football Coach of the Year.  Spencer’s Crusaders defeated the Muskegon Big Reds 56-27 to win the MHSAA Division 3 state championship, their 2nd Division 3 state championship in a row.  The Crusaders, from the Detroit […]

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VOTE: Detroit Lions Coach of the Year

Beginning Sunday Nov. 20 you can vote for your coach. There is nothing quite like high school football and Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, is looking forward to hosting the 2022 MHSAA Football Finals, November 25-26, 2022!  For the past 26 seasons, at the conclusion of the high school football season, the Detroit […]

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The Michigan High School Football Coaches Association has honored more than 75 coaches from acrossthe state as 2022 Regional Coaches of the Year. The selections were made by member coaches from Michigan in voting held at the conclusion of theregular season. Choices were made in all regions of the eight 11-player division, two regions of […]

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Ed Schindler of Frankfort Named Detroit Lions COTW

Detroit, MI—The Detroit Lions have named Ed Schindler of Frankfort High School the week nine recipient of the 2022 High School Football Coach of the Week Program.  Schindler’s Panthers won their eighth game of the season by defeating Elk Rapids 36-14 to move to 8-1 on the season.  This Friday, October 28, the Panthers host […]

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Brian Lemons of Brighton Named Detroit Lions COTW

Detroit, MI—The Detroit Lions have named Brian Lemons of Brighton High School the week eight recipient of the 2022 High School Football Coach of the Week Program.  Lemons’ Bulldogs won their 8th in a row by beating Kensington Lakes Activities Association-West Division opponent Howell 21-6 to move to 8-0 on the season.  Brighton is currently ranked […]

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Coaches Clinic

Hear dozens of top high school and college coaches speak in person and virtually!

January 13-15, 2022 Learn More

All star game

70 of the top senior players face off in our All Star Game at Lawrence Tech.

June 25, 2022 Learn More

Awards Banquet

This banquet honors our top coaches’ (and others) for the 2021 season.

January 14, 2022 Learn More

Leadership Development Alliance

Our focused leadership development program geared to aspiring head coaches and coordinators.

June 23-25, 2022 Learn More

Leadership Conference

Student-athletes learn lessons on leadership from top high school coaches and excellent guest speakers.

February 7, 2022 Learn More

Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.

Lou Holtz
  • 50 Years in Existence
  • 444 Member Schools
  • 2,817 Member Coaches
  • 50 Clinic Years
  • 2,162 2021 Clinic Attendance
  • 2,200 2021 Total Awards Given


The MHSFCA is a professional membership organization for high school and middle school football coaches. We are focused on providing professional development opportunities and award programs for coaches and recognizing outstanding football and academic performances by football players. Our programs include an annual coaches’ clinic, Leadership Development Alliance, Hall of Fame, East-West All Star Game, Unsigned Senior Showcase, All Region / All State teams, Academic All State Teams and MANY MORE!