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Matthew Perkins Named West Plains High School Head Football Coach


The West Plains School District is pleased to announce Matthew Perkins has been named the new head football coach at the West Plains High School. Perkins has served under head football coach Steve Ary as the quarterback coach and offensive line coach since 2015.  Ary announced his retirement last week.

West Plains School District Activities Director, Greg Simpkins, says, “Perkins’s love for the game and his care and concern for the players adds to West Plains’ tradition of success both on the field and in the classroom.  Perkins will be a great addition to the head coaching staff at West Plains.”

“I am thrilled and excited about the opportunity to be the head football coach at West Plains School District.  Having been working with the program since 2015, I am very much aware of the history, tradition and success of the athletics program and admire the district’s commitment to ensuring the educational success of their student athletes.  I am ready to start preparations for the upcoming season,” states Perkins.