District Announces Head Football Coach

District Announces Head Football Coach
Posted on 01/29/2020
District Announces Head Football CoachClinton High School is proud to announce it has selected Kevin W. LaFavor as its next Head Football Coach. Coach LaFavor will take the helm of the Clinton Cardinals football team and will be a teacher in the Physical Education Department at Clinton High School.

Coach LaFavor has spent the last three seasons at Lincoln High School, the last two as Head Coach. As a Head Coach he has amassed a 27-3 record, including State Runner-Up finishes the last two years. In 2017 LaFavor was an Assistant Coach at Lincoln where the team had a record of 11-1 and lost in the state quarterfinals.

LaFavor also has past coaching experiences in basketball and baseball. Coach LaFavor has two degrees from Southwest Baptist University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. LaFavor was also a part of the Bearcat football team for one season.

Coach LaFavor was a standout student-athlete in high school as a Clinton Cardinal, including being an All-Conference and All-District football player. Kevin was also involved in FFA, FBLA, Basketball and National Honor Society. Kevin has also served as a youth coach for the Clinton Youth Football program in the past.

The Clinton School District and Clinton Community are excited to bring Coach LaFavor back to our community to lead our football program.

Jason Abner, Clinton Activities Director said “We are excited to have Coach LaFavor become a part of our Athletic Department and our Football program. We felt hiring someone with ties to the community and who wants to be here for a long time was an important component of this search process. We found that in Kevin LaFavor.”

Coach LaFavor said “I am excited for the opportunity to become a Clinton Cardinal. I appreciate the opportunity to return to my hometown and help lead our student-athletes down a path for success in the classroom and on the playing field.”

Coach LaFavor’s wife, Emily, is also a Clinton High School graduate. She was involved in Soccer, Softball, FFA, and Skills USA in her time there. She has worked as a registered nurse at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton for the past four years. Their son Maxwell is 2 years old. “We are very excited to be a part of the Clinton School District as well as the Clinton Community. Go Cardinals!”
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