New Football Coach Announced

Posted On: February 26, 2018 Posted By: Ian Polatka

ALEXANDRIA, KY. – February 26, 2018 – Campbell County High School named Mike Woolf as its new head football coach.

Coach Woolf is a 1988 graduate of Covington Catholic High School and played on the school’s first KHSAA Class AAA State Championship football team in 1987.  Woolf was a First Team All-State selection by the Louisville Courier-Journal in 1987 and also a finalist for the Mr. Kentucky football award.  He is enshrined in the Covington Catholic High School Hall of Fame as well.

“I am excited to join the Campbell County community as the head football coach.  I look forward to sharing my passion for the great game of football with the student-athletes.  The administration has raised the bar for academic standards and the facilities are second to none,” stated Woolf.

Woolf graduated from Thomas More College in 1995 were he was a part of the TMC football team and was named a NCAA Division III All-American in 1992 and 1993.  Woolf was named team MVP in 1991, 92, and 93.  He is also member of the Thomas More College Hall of Fame.

Since 2003, Woolf held the position of assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Ryle High School in Union, Kentucky.  Ryle finish as the KHSAA state runner-up in class AAAA in 2006.  Woolf was named the Assistant Coach of the Year by the Northern Kentucky Football Coaches Association in 2014.

Coach Woolf served as the defensive coordinator for the Campbell County Camels from 1997 to 2003.  At CCHS, Woolf also served head track coach during that time.

Adam Ritter, Principal of CCHS said, “We are extremely excited to have Mike Woolf return to CCHS as our head football coach.  Mike brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion to our football program.  He is an outstanding teacher and coach who cares deeply about his students and players.  Coach Woolf is a leader who brings out the best in all those around him.”

Prior to his stint at CCHS, Woolf coached at Newport Central Catholic from 1995-1997 and was the linebacker coach at Covington Catholic in 1994 helping guide the Colonels to the KHSAA class AAA state championship.

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