John Marshall High School picks Phillip Sims as their new head football coach
June 26, 2017

John Marshall High School picks Phillip Sims as their new head football coach

Sims is the founder and CEO of From the Ground Up Training and played professionally with the Seattle Seahawks and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

From RPS:

Phillip Sims has been appointed the new head football coach for the John Marshall Justices. Currently the founder and CEO of From the Ground Up Training, he was previously signed to the Arizona Cardinals as well as played professionally with the Seattle Seahawks and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Sims was named one of the nation’s top-ranked passers during his time at Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake, Va. where he led his team in winning the 2008 Virginia Group AAA Division 6 State Championship, four Southeastern District titles and three Eastern Region crowns.  He joins the Justices with a long list of accolades and collegiate experience having played for the University of Alabama in 2011, the University of Virginia in 2012, and then at Winston Salem State University as the leading passer in 2014.

“We are very excited about Coach Sims joining John Marshall High School,”  said Principal Dr. William Royal. “He brings experience and knowledge to our players that will develop them not only as players and as a team, but also as young men who will serve our community.”

A meeting with Sims is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25 with players at 4:00 pm and with parents at 5:30 pm.

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