Tempe, AZ – The Arizona Cardinals Football Club has named Dobson's Tom DeMassa as the Cards "High School Coach-of-the-Week."
The Cards "Coach-of-the-Week" award is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, Community Relations Coordinator Sheldon Meeks, Sports 620 AM anchor Paul Calvisi, NBC-12 sports reporter Bruce Cooper, 16-year Arizona high school football official Bob Ferreira, Cardinals radio analyst and Sports 620 AM talk show host Ron Wolfley and AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho.
DeMassa and his Mustangs improved to 3-0 with a 39-0 shutout of Chandler High School last Friday night. Chandler High School, previously ranked second in the state, was held to 64 yards of total offense in the first half.
The award will be presented to DeMassa and the Dobson football team on Friday, September 14 at 7:45 a.m. in the school gym during their pep assembly (1501 W. Guadalupe, Mesa). The Mustangs will visit Hamilton High School (Chandler) on Friday night at 7 p.m.
The Cardinals 13-year "Coach-of-the-Week" program presents a selected high school coach with a certificate signed by Cardinals President William V. Bidwill and Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt. Cardinals Charities provides t-shirts for team members and awards the school $1,000 to support its football program.
A Cardinals player or alumnus, team mascot Big Red, and Cardinals cheerleaders will present the award.
Week 1: Richard Sanchez, Sunnyside H.S.
Week 2: Tom DeMassa, Dobson H.S.