A football coach with extensive experience in community college athletics will take over as Jefferson High School’s head football coach for the 2015-16 school year, pending board approval. Who is it?


Congratulations to Ken DuBose, who most recently worked as the assistant head football coach for the College of DuPage, has been tapped to coach Jefferson Football next yeaar. According to Stateline Sports Hub, he also has coaching experience at Harper College and Rock Valley College. DuBose replaces Patrick Babcock who was hired in May of 2012 and stepped down at the end of this past season.


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"One of the many exciting things about DuBose is his knowledge of Rockford" said Mat Parker, Director of Athletic Activities & Program Development. "He worked at Rock Valley College and Rockford College (now Rockford University), and he will be a positive role model for Jefferson students".

Congratulations to Jefferson High School, which conducted a four-month search to find the best fit for this position.