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Tag: Gary Jeffers


Puyallup hires football coach

New Puyallup football coach Gary Jeffers knows he is not stepping into just any head coaching position.

“There are high standards at Puyallup,” he said, “from Mike Huard to Tom Ingles and all the other great former coaches.”

Jeffers, who has served as the Vikings defensive coordinator for the last two seasons, said it was that tradition, plus the support from the community that led him to apply for the opening.

“It’s a great community, great school, great young athletes,” the 42-year-old said. “There’s no place I’d rather be.”
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