Champions Consulting & Search Firm
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Champions Search Firm worked tirelessly to help us find our AD/Head Football coach. We were looking for a natural leader with strong character, and a program builder we could count on for the long term. Many thanks to the folks at Champions, whose experience, insight and due diligence served our district well.
Kenneth H, School Board Member

Who We Are

Experience that Counts

It would be difficult to find a group more uniquely qualified to lead your search firm than the men who make up Champions.

Bob Ledbetter Watch Video

Bob has been a legendary coach and athletic director for most of four decades and during that time has hired numerous successful coaches (and advised others on hiring on an informal basis) including the head coach at Southlake Carroll High School.

Neil Stratton

Neil is the founder of Inside the League (ITL), a consulting service for the pro and college football industry since 2002. He also served as the Executive Director of the 2008 Cornerstone Hula Bowl, a college football all-star game with over 60 years of history.

Jim Hess Watch Video

Jim Hess, a retired scout for the Dallas Cowboys, has been a decorated and successful coach and administrator at nearly every level (high school, junior college, Division III, Division II and Division I-AA) across the southwest.

John Paul Young Watch Video

John Paul Young, co-founder with Hess of Angelo Football Clinic, has been the man behind the success of NFL (Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears) and college (Texas A&M, SMU) teams as a coach and administrator.

Gary Griffin Watch Video

Gary Griffin is the developer of Coaches Office and stays in regular contact with talented coaches all over the nation who want nothing more than the chance to be a high school football coach in Texas.