Northrop Names Jason Doerffler Head Football Coach

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Northrop Names Jason Doerffler Head Football Coach

January 14, 2014 Updated Jan 14, 2014 at 10:28 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - Northrop High School has named Jason Doerffler as its new head football coach.

Doerffler served as an assistant to Tim Martone, who resigned in November.

"We feel he has a plan to achieve great things here at Northrop," athletic director Bob Shank said in a statement Tuesday night. "He has a high football IQ and great moral character. Jason is diligent in his preparation demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and playing field."

Doerffler, a graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School and son of Concordia athletic director Dean Doerffler, played quarterback for the Cadets. He won All-SAC honors his sophomore, junior and senior years and All-State honors his senior season.

Doerffler went on to play baseball at IPFW. He also serves as an assistant for the Bruins baseball team.

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