Nick Ross is New Atlantic Head Football Coach

Sports

April 13th, 2012 by Jim Field

The Atlantic Community School District has named Nick Ross the new Head Football Coach for the Atlantic Trojan football team. Nick is currently serving the district as a history and physical education teacher at the Atlantic High School. Nick is a 2003 graduate of Atlantic High School. Nick played football for Atlantic and served as a team captain for Atlantic’s 2002 state championship football team. Nick then continued his playing days at Drake University where he played linebacker and served as a team captain his junior and senior seasons.  After Nick’s playing days were over, Nick began his coaching career at the collegiate level, serving as a linebackers coach for the Drake University Bulldogs. Nick then took a teaching and Assistant Football Coaching position at Waukee High School and most recently the Defensive Coordinator for the 2011 Atlantic Football team.  Nick and his wife Natalie, also a teacher and coach at Atlantic High School, along with their son Nolan, reside here in Atlantic.