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Jason Doerffler was named Tuesday as the coach of the Northop football team.

Doerffler was a 1st Team All-Conference and All-State Football player while at Concordia as a quarterback and played baseball at IPFW.

“Over the last 4 years Jason has shown great leadership as part of the Northrop football and baseball programs," Athletic Director Bob Shank said in a statement. "The interview committee was very impressed with his vision of strategy, game management, and discipline. He has a high football IQ and great moral character.

"Jason is diligent in his preparation demonstrating excellences both in the classroom and playing field. We feel he has a plan to achieve great things here at Northrop!”

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.