Schindler named Coach of the Year

EdSchindlerEd Schindler was again voted Region 2 coach of the Year by the MHSFCA (Michigan High School Football Coaches Association).  The voting is done by coaches in the region from Cadillac north to the bridge.  Coach Schindler has a career win/loss record of 101-57 in his sixteen year career and has ten straight playoff appearances.  In 2006 Ed took over as the Elk Rapids Head Coach leading them to a 35-16 record in the last five years.  In 2010 he led the Elk’s to their first 9-0 regular season record and their first Lake Michigan Conference Title.  Coach Schindler is being nominated for the MHSFCA Division 6 Coach of the year award.  The winner of that award will be announced in December.

Ed Schindler, Head Football Coach – 231-590-8466 or
Jim Standerfer, ERHS Athletic Director and Vice Principal, 231-264-8108 or

(photo by Tom Vranich)      GO ELKS!


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One Response to Schindler named Coach of the Year

  1. Tom Vranich says:

    A fitting honor for someone who leads on and off of the playing field. Elk Rapids football will enjoy success for many years to come. The photo is of him helping build the new play space facility at Memorial Park beach in the spring of 2009.

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