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WEATHERSFIELD TWP., Ohio - Mineral Ridge is looking for a new head football coach following the resignation of Doug Velasquez.

He led the rams to a 5-5 record in his only year on the job.

Superintendent Damon Dohar told Sports Director Dana Balash that Velasquez resigned citing "professional reasons" relating to his teaching career.

Prior to taking over at Mineral Ridge, Velasquez was a long time assistant at various schools including Boardman, Ursuline and Salem.

The school is expected to open the job to the public in the next day or so.

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