PULASKI (Pulaski High School) - Jed Kennedy, the Associated Press and Wisconsin Football Coaches Association/Green Bay Packers High School Football Coach of the Year, has accepted the position of physical education teacher and Head Football Coach at
Kennedy, who currently is the Athletic Director and Dean of Students at
He has served as the head football coach at Kenosha-Bradford for the last five years, compiling a record 54 wins and nine losses.
"There is a short list of great, young football coaches in the state of
Kennedy visited Pulaski several times and interviewed with a committee of parents, coaches and administrators before he was selected. Marsh also visited Kenosha-Bradford and had the opportunity to watch Kennedy interacting with
"I observed Coach Kennedy with hundreds of students of all types. His interactions were extremely positive and it was easy to see that the
Kennedy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he was a defensive lineman for Coach John O'Grady. He also served as an assistant coach at the school after graduating.
He began his educational career in
"Coach Kennedy will be coming to PHS often to meet with players, coaches, parents and community members throughout the next several months," Marsh said.
Kennedy replaces former Red Raider football coach Gary Westerman who, after a one year stint as head football coach at Pulaski, stepped down to coach the Bay Port Pirates football team.
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