I want to remind you that post-season award nominations are due next Monday, November 15.  This includes academic all-state, assistant coach of the year, Woman of the Year, etc.  You received an email from our communications department a few weeks ago with all the links to award nomination forms.  Your regional director can help if […]

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With full crowds allowed this year at the state finals, the MHSFCA will again offer a hospitality room for our members and guests.  This year we will be in the Hall of Legends.  Members will check in at the MHSFCA table on the concourse to get a wristband to head up to the hospitality room. […]

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Nick Saban Headlines Clinic Speaker Schedule

LANSING – National championship-winning football coach Nick Saban, from the University of Alabama, will headline the 50th annual Michigan High School Football Coaches Association coaching clinic being planned for Jan. 13-15 in Lansing.  Saban is one of dozens of speakers committed to the event, which will be held in Lansing as well as virtual, allowing […]

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Hall of Fame Coach Passes

Bob Knight, HFC at Portage Central HS 1971-2004, passed away Saturday, October 23. He was 80. Coach Knight compiled a 216-108 record at Portage Central, winning or sharing 14 league titles. His Mustang teams made the playoffs 11 times including a Class A state runner-up finish in 1977. He was inducted into MHSFCA HOF in 1988, […]

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Detroit Lions Name CARY HARGER Week #2 COTW

CARY HARGER OF MUSKEGON OAKRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL NAMED THE DETROIT LIONS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH OF THE WEEK (COTW) FOR WEEK #2 Detroit, MI—The Detroit Lions have named Cary Harger of Muskegon Oakridge High School the week two recipient of the 2021 High School Football Coach of the Week Program.  Harger’s Eagles defeated West Michigan […]

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High School Football Coach of the Week Program

Each week throughout the 2021 high school football regular season, one coach that best demonstrates success on and off the field, develops players’ character, discipline, and football skill in addition to emphasizing player health and safety in their program, will be recognized for his commitment to the team, school, and community.  The winner is selected […]

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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.

TBD 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!