"We are extremely pleased to announce Ron Johnson as the Middletown High School Head Football Coach. His long-term commitment to youth and deep understanding of football will serve our program well,” said MHS Principal, Dennis Newell. “He has high expectations for all student athletes both academically and athletically,” he added.
Johnson’s resume includes:
Westlake High School near Cleveland
Head Football Coach – 4 years
Miami University – 9 years
Associate Head Football Coach - Special Teams Coordinator / Defensive Quality Control
Assistant Football Coach – Running Backs
Graduate Assistant Coach
Yellow Springs High School – 3 years
Head Football Coach / Athletic Director
Liberty Union High School
Assistant Coach Defensive Coordinator
Johnson played outside line backer at Wittenberg University and was named All Ohio Defense in 1981 and 82 and All American in 1982.
Johnson who is certified to teach business and high school English received a Master’s degree in Sports Studies, Coaching Behavior from Miami University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Wittenberg University.
Johnson and his wife, Amy have two sons, Turner age 4, and Jackson age 7 mos.
Like all new teachers, Johnson is being granted a one year contract which is renewable every year until tenure is reached.
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Middletown City Schools
1515 Girard Ave.
Middletown, OH 45044