Ohio high school football coaches have lost a really strong supporter of high school football in Ohio. Greg Gillum who has worked with Ohio State University football in many different areas is moving to back to the public school system.
Gillum has held various positions within the football program at Ohio State University. From football recruiting – to scheduling – to the summer football camps – to being the high school relations guy with emphasis on Ohio and more.
He came to Ohio State during Coach Jim Tressel’s era and stayed on with Urban Meyer’s coming to Ohio State. As I remember, he provided Coach Meyer with much transitional information.
Although it has not been officially released, Gillum has cleaned out his OSU office and has assumed his new position with the Columbus City School system with their Mentoring program. Greg will serve as Director of this “up and coming” program.
Although he has worked with football programs at Akron and Ohio State, he began his career as a high school teacher and coach. He also served as an Athletics Director. Organization is not one of his weaknesses. He will do well. Big plus – he will relate to “kids” on the high school level. Continue ReadingRead More »