Scott Criner Award

Rocky Mountain football head coach Scott Criner speaks after being awarded the 2015 MaxPreps Tour of Champions trophy and being named the 5A Idaho coach of the year on Jan. 28, 2016 at Rocky Mountain High School. Criner is now taking over for a second stint as head coach.

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Scott Criner didn’t think being a head coach again was in the cards for him.

But when former Rocky Mountain coach Chris Culig took the job at Bishop Kelly last month, his offensive coordinator didn’t see himself following the coach he’s had so much success with over the last decade.

John Wustrow is the assistant sports editor of the Idaho Press. He is a Michigan native and a graduate of Indiana University.

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