The Cards “Coach-of-the-Week” award presented by Wells Fargo is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, Community Relations Coordinator Adam Richman, Manager of Alumni Relations Damien Anderson, NBC-12 sports anchor Bruce Cooper, Channel 15 sports anchor Craig Fouhy, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM reporter Craig Grialou, former Arizona Republic/azcentral.com writers Richard Obert and Scott Bordow.
The Cardinals' 21-year “Coach-of-the-Week” program presents a selected high school coach with a certificate signed by NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell, Cardinals President Michael Bidwill and Head Coach Bruce Arians. Cardinals Cheerleaders and team mascot Big Red will present the school with $1,000 to support its football program on behalf of Cardinals Charities.
Week 1: Marcel Lopez, St. Mary's HS
Week 2: Preston Jones, Perry HS
Week 3: Dan Hinds, Desert Vista HS
Week 4: Dana Zupke, Pinnacle HS
Week 5: Jeremy Hathcock, Desert Ridge HS
Week 6: Scott Hare, Mesa HS
Week 7: Jake Barro, Casa Grande HS
Week 8: Jim Ewan, Westwood HS
Week 9: Brandon Powell, Miami HS
Week 10: Mark Smith, Liberty HS