Boys Varsity Football · Head Coach Marcus Wattley Resigns, STVM Looking for New Head Football Coach

Akron, Ohio – Administrators at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School were notified on January 31, 2018 that Marcus Wattley was resigning from his position as head football coach to continue his coaching career with the University of Akron Football Team.


Wattley led the Fighting Irish football program for the past two seasons, after taking over as head coach in 2016, spending the previous ten seasons as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator for the Irish. In 2017, Wattley led the Irish to a  10-4 season, with a OHSAA Division III State Semi Final appearance vs. Tri Valley.

“Our school would like to wish Coach Wattley the best as he moves on to the University of Akron to further his coaching career.  Coach Wattley is a man of high character, what he is leaving behind, we will continue to build upon our high football tradition.  We appreciate everything Marcus has done for our school and we wish him the best of luck as he continues his coaching career at the University of Akron,” said athletic director Willie McGee.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School will start the search for a new coach immediately. STVM will begin accepting resumes and cover letters on Thursday, February 1, 2018.  A committee will be formed to search for a new coach.  Please send all resumes and cover letters to Willie McGee, Athletic Director, at



Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School is looking to hire an experienced varsity football coach for the 2018 season.
Please contact athletic director Willie McGee at or 330-253-9114 for more details.

Applicant requirements are below but not limited to:
1. Must be able to practice after school
2. Applicant must have a college degree
3. Must pass background check
4.  Must have or obtain a Pupil Activity Permit and Virtus Training
5.  Letters of interest, resumes, and three letters of recommendation may be sent to:
St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
Attn: Athletic Director
15 North Maple
Akron, OH, 44303

Deadline for resumes are Thursday, February 15, 2018.