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Non-school coaches common in northwestern Minnesota

By Staff Reports, 05/16/11, 9:27AM CDT


Many schools are turning to other cities to find prep coaches

Ron Drechsel coaches at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton yet teaches at Moorhead.

Pressure and dwindling budgets are a few reasons, area athletic directors and coaches say is the reason why Minnesota has non-school employees as head coaches.

Of the 25 Minnesota schools in The Forum’s readership base, Ada-Borup is the only school that has its entire coaching staff working in the district. That list doesn’t include schools that are in a co-op agreement.

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