The Arizona Cardinals Football Club and U.S. Army have named Tucson Canyon Del Oro High School's Dusty Peace as the Cards "High School Coach-of-the-Week."
The Cards and U.S. Army "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, NBC-12 sports reporter Bruce Cooper, 16-year Arizona high school football official Bob Ferreira, AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho, former Arizona high school coach Emil Nasser, 1060 AM radio host Dan Manucci, and U.S. Army representative Sergeant James Minter.
Peace and his Dorados beat the visiting Saguaro Sabercats 44-0 last Friday night to improve their record to 6-0 on the season.
The award will be presented to Peace and the Tucson Canyon Del Oro football team on Thursday, October 8 at 3:15 p.m. on the school's football field following classes (25 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley).
The Cardinals 15-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 $2,000 to support its football program.
A Cardinals player or alumnus, team mascot Big Red, and Community Relations Coordinator Sheldon Meeks will present the award.
Week 1: Russ Semore, Round Valley H.S.
Week 2: Charlie Ragle, Chaparral H.S.
Week 3: Cleveland Dansby, Carl Hayden H.S.
Week 4: Pete Wahlheim, Highland H.S.
Week 5: Dusty Peace, Tucson Canyon Del Oro H.S.