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Gilbert football coach receives Marine Corps coaching award Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken

Max Ragsdale, head coach of the Campo Verde High School varsity football team of Gilbert, Ariz., talks to his players, July 20, 2013, during the team’s annual weeklong football camp retreat in Prescott, Ariz. Ragsdale was recently chosen to receive the United States Marine Corps 2013 Semper Fi Coach Award for Arizona, which he will receive during a presentation at the Phoenix Glazier Football Clinic, Feb. 8, 2014. “The goal each year is to be state champions, but making better husbands, better fathers and better men is our ultimate goal,” said Ragsdale. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tyler J. Bolken)

PHOENIX - Coach Max Ragsdale of Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, Ariz. has been chosen to receive the 2013 Semper Fi Coach Award, which he will receive during a presentation at the Phoenix Glazier Football Clinic at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa, Feb. 8, 2014.

Ragsdale was nominated for the award by the Marines of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Phoenix for exemplifying the Marine Corps’ leadership values of honor, courage and commitment.

“The goal each year is to be state champions, but making better husbands, better fathers and better men is our ultimate goal,” said Ragsdale.

The Semper Fi Coach Award is currently in its third year and is annually given by the U.S. Marines Corps and Glazier Football Clinics to coaches across the country during Glazier’s 34 on-site football clinics. More than 34,000 coaches attended in 2013.

For more information about the award, the clinic and where it will be presented, contact Sgt. Tyler Bolken at tyler.bolken@marines.usmc.mil or visit GlazierClinics.com.


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Date Taken:01.17.2014

Date Posted:01.17.2014 14:14

Location:PHOENIX, AZ, USGlobe

Hometown:GILBERT, AZ, US

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