New Kennedy football coach Bob Sykes known for improving programs

Kennedy has actually worked with former Gunn of Palo Alto and Menlo-Atheron train Bob Sykesas its football trainer, the college introduced Thursday.

The professional train additionally operates in property and is a walk-on hire for the Battling Irish.

Sykes was the offensive organizer last period at Dana Hills and also spent a previous season mentoring pass receivers at Saddleback University. However in jobs at Menlo-Atherton (2006-8) and also Gunn (2009-10), he reversed having a hard time programs in Northern California.

Menlo-Atherton went 1-9 the year prior to Sykes took over and also caught a large-school title in the Central Shore Area in 2008. Menlo-Atherton completed 11-2.

He moved to Gunn for a two-year run in 2009-2010. Gunn won two games the season prior to Sykes showed up and also went 7-4 in 2009 and tied for the share of the league title.

Kennedy completed 2-8 last season, consisting of an 0-5 record in the Realm League, as well as missed the playoffs. Train Sean Clark resigned after three seasons.

Sykes relocated to Southern The golden state in 2011 to be closer with his aging parents. He played quarterback at Arkansas and was a college aide at Nevada.

“Training football for me is greater than the sporting activity itself, it’s the youngsters,” he said. “I intend to direct them in the appropriate way.”

The well-traveled Sykes played senior high school football at St. Louis in Hawaii.

“This is where I intend to wind up,” he stated of Kennedy.

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