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Andrew Pratley will assume the role of executive director of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association this month.
Pratley was named to lead the organization Monday.
“I am excited to continue the efforts of our organization to grow the game of football across Michigan,” Pratley said. “The game of football has given a lot to me over the years and I’m happy to give back to it.”
Outgoing executive director Scott Farley announced his resignation earlier this year.
“I think Andrew is an excellent choice,” said Farley, the head football coach at Jackson High School. “He has a wealth and breadth of experience within the MHSFCA that will serve him well as Executive Director.”
MHSFCA president Jim Sparks said he is excited to work with Pratley.
“Andrew brings a tremendous energy and wealth of experience from every aspect of interscholastic athletics with him,” Sparks said. “The MHSFCA is in good hands and the future looks brighter than ever.”
Pratley is a 1996 graduate of Frankfort High School a 2000 graduate of Adrian College and earned his Masters Degree from the University of Phoenix in 2009. He got his coaching start at Adrian High School as an assistant coach in 1999. He has made coaching stops in Mio as an assistant and as head coach at Ogemaw Heights, and Holland. He has been the head coach at St. Joseph High School since 2019. In addition to his coaching duties, he also serves as an assistant principal in St. Joseph as well.
He has been active on the MHSFCA Board of Directors since 2005 when he became a regional director. He served as MHSCA Liaison from 2013-2018, vice president in 2019, president from 2019-2021 and parliamentarian since 2021.
Pratley and his wife, Kristen, have three children – Ellison, Troy and Breanne.