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Sarasota High begins search for new head football coach

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SAILOR SEARCH: Sarasota High School seeks a new head football coach.

SARASOTA, Nov. 22, 2017 – Sarasota High School Principal David Jones has accepted the resignation of Head Football Coach Brian Ryals and appreciates his dedication to the Sailor Football program. Ryals will continue his service to Sarasota High in his other role on campus, First Step outreach coordinator. 

Sarasota High School is beginning a national search for a new head football coach for the Sailor football team. “We look forward to welcoming a head coach to build upon our tradition of excellence,” said Principal David Jones.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ryan Chase, assistant principal, at

About Sarasota High School

Sarasota High School proudly calls itself the “first and finest” high school in Sarasota County. First opened in 1913, Sarasota High School has a rich tradition of excellence and community support. Sarasota High School is home to academically-rigorous programs including the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) program and the Mathematics Science and Technology (MaST) Program. Sarasota High School is also home to championship athletics programs providing a world class educational and social experience. Sarasota High School continues to set the mark for excellence in education. Go Sailors! 

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