Piedmont High School : Achieve the Honorable

PHS announces new Varsity Football Coach
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March 30, 2018

Piedmont Unified School District is pleased to announce that John Trotman, Jr. has recently been named the new Piedmont High School Varsity Head Football Coach. John has extensive coaching experience, including serving as the Varsity Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach at Piedmont High School for the last three years.

During his 16 years as a football coach, Coach Trotman has served as the Varsity Head Football coach at both Albany High School and San Lorenzo High School and Varsity Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach at San Leandro High School. He has also coached the Junior Varsity level at San Leandro High School.

Coach Trotman offers the following statement, “Being the next head coach at Piedmont High School with its tremendous tradition will be a huge honor for me. In the past three years at PHS I have built a special bond with the young men in this program. The potential of this program is limitless based on the characteristics of the student athletes on the PHS campus. I believe I can successfully continue to grow this program into something that promotes community pride”.

Piedmont High School Principal Adam Littlefield adds, “We are excited to have Coach Trotman at the helm of our football program. His attitude, skills, and knowledge will be an asset to our community.”

Trotman replaces James Holan, who recently left the area for a coaching position at Simon Fraser University. Trotman is employed by Kaiser Permanente as an Enrollment Processor Team Lead.

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