Posted: 11:21 am Monday, April 27th, 2009

John Carroll promotes Kevin Wald to head coach 

By Jason Lieser

A month after former coach Chris Rock resigned, John Carroll named 31-year-old Kevin Wald its head football coach, athletic director Steve Ripley said.

Wald has taught at the school for the past three years and was the JV coach for two seasons.

Wald is the fourth youngest head coach in the area behind Suncoast’s G. Alan Williams at 28, and Santaluces’ Paul Meunier and Pope John Paul II’s Chris Kokell, both of whom are 29.

Youngest area head coaches

G. Alan Williams, Suncoast, 28

Chris Kokell, Pope John Paul II, 29

Paul Meunier, Santaluces, 29

Kevin Wald, John Carroll, 31

Errick Lowe, Lake Worth, 32

Jeremy Beckham, Okeechobee, 32

Chris Davis, Palm Beach Gardens, 34

Doug Kerr, Port St. Lucie, 34