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Grif, you are a good son to your dad.4 months ago
Grif...... You raise some good questions. Sessions probably did love coaching at some time but not for the past 3-4 years in my opinion. Parents and student body would tell you he was "as And, Sessions probably was a "good ole boy in the best of ways" at one time, but not for the 3-4 years in my opinion. I knew Sessions, Newdyke, and Krieg "from a distance", I knew a lot of parents who were on the team at one time or another and they did not like him and did not think he was a good coach they were stuck with him. Sessions was lazy in the past 3-4 years, went through the motions as was extremely rude to parents especially the moms. In talking to some recently, he was arrogant and disrespectful..... lately (last 3-4 years) he abused his power. He recruited, problem was that no kids wanted to play for him to come over to Red Mountain, he refused to be a "lapdog" because he was arrogant..... felt he "earned" his power and yes, depending on the dollar amount of the contribution to the booster club did "insure" positions. Gawdy would have fired him before the season but did needed to build his case. Now..... Ernst is a great coach, and always has been...... truly cares for the kids, and parents and kids want to play for him. Sessions son will hopefully go to Mountain View. Sessions had a great career and the last 3-4 years does not represent his entire career. He deserves respect as a coach, a father, and a man. I formed my opinions from parents and students and I am repeating what parents and students told me. 4 months ago
Sessions, NewDyke and Krieg needed to go. Sessions lost his passion for the kids years ago and was not improving himself as a coach.... he was buying time until retirement. NewDyke was coaching for his next son coming up, and Krieg is a terrible coach with a chip on his shoulder, he should not be coaching until he grows up. It was a good ole boys club, and the coaches knew it and were doing "just enough" to keep their jobs. Actually, NewDyke was a good guy........ but Sessions and Krieg stunk. The parents are scared now and PO'ed because the "country club" is over paying money to the booster club is no longer going to get their kid playing time. Gawdy is firing all the coaches to bring in his "team" which is his right. Hopefully he keeps Pagel, Hamilton, Grantham as they are coaches with character who do great things for the kids. Grantham should be head football coach and get rid of Waznewski he is a O coordinator at best. The firing of Sessions is a good thing for Red Mountain.4 months ago