NU football coach Houlihan resigns

Head football coach Dennis Houlihan has resigned his coaching position at Nevada Union High School, according to a memo reviewed by Sierra Foothills Report.

“In his five years at NU, Coach Houlihan was instrumental in developing fine upstanding young men,” NU’s Principal Kelly Rhoden said in a memo. “His commitment to the youth of Nevada County cannot be overstated. We thank him for his service.”

The high school will soon post the opening.

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Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.

2 thoughts on “NU football coach Houlihan resigns”

  1. Houlihan was in tough spot from the get go.. declining enrollment in the toughest league in N. CA. They just didn’t have the bodies to compete any longer. They did, however, beat the N. CA champs, Placer..perhaps NU will fare better in a new league with smaller schools.

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