Citing a well-thought-out self-evaluation and family concerns, Madera High School head football coach Scott McKinney resigned Tuesday afternoon less than a month after leading the Coyotes to their first playoff appearances in more than six years.
“I appreciate the opportunity that was given to me,” McKinney said. “As an alumni of Madera High I had a great deal of pride in trying to represent our program with integrity and develop good kids that are going to be rewarded with everything that football has to offer.”
McKinney led the Coyotes to a 12-20 overall record in three seasons after taking over for Randy Blankenship who resigned in 2009 with a 27-38 record.
After his most successful season this year, winning five games including the school’s first playoff victory since 2005, McKinney said he had failed to live up to his expectations, particularly in the County/Metro Athletic Conference...