Former Muir Alum Will be New Football Coach

John Hardy, a former NFL player who has served as an assistant coach at John Muir High School, has been hired to be the head coach next season

John Hardy, a former NFL player and John Muir High School alumnus, will take over the role of head football coach at the school next Fall.

Hardy was the assistant coach last year and has been the junior varsity coach from 2009 to 2011, according to a Pasadena Unified School District press release.

After graduating Muir, Hardy played college football at UC Berkeley from 1986 to 1990 and went on to play for the Chicago Bears and then in the Canadian Football League, according to the release.

Hardy was hired after two levels of interviews with "community stakeholders," according to the release.

He replaces Ken Howard, who was suspended in October following a .  According to the release, Howard is no longer an employee of the school district.

pusddad March 09, 2012 at 06:34 PM
Cal Bear. Chicago Bear. How did he go from Muir alum to former Muir alum? Did Muir hire him even though his alumni status had been revoked? Anyway, looks like a good hire.


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