Cody Muller steps down as Pennridge head coach3 min read
Soon after 4 seasons, including a excursion to the PIAA District A person Class 6A championship sport, Cody Muller has stepped down as head football coach at Pennridge.
“I informed the staff now,” said Muller, 31, a 2009 Souderton graduate. “I texted my wife just before the conference and she questioned me if I would get started to cry when I explained to them and I claimed I would not.
“But, certain as heck, I acquired a few of words and phrases in and started tearing up a little bit. I appreciate this neighborhood and these kids and the young children that arrived before them. It can be not easy leaving, but the children recognized. I can not hold out to check out them and I am going to be their largest followers.”
Muller, who teaches Social Reports at Pennridge, is shifting to Arlington, Tex. wherever he will train and coach the defensive line at James Martin Superior University, the exact faculty that developed NFL standout Myles Garrett.
“It has generally been a dream of mine to mentor down south and my spouse constantly wished to live down south,” claimed Muller, whose teams went 23-20 in his four seasons and 15-6 the past two many years.
“I have family members in that city in Texas and it was sort of the excellent storm. The head coach at the high school has specified me a excellent prospect to mentor and I am going to also be instructing. It was just the greatest shift to make for myself and my household.”
Pennridge will get started an quick lookup for Muller’s alternative.
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“We will publish the placement tomorrow (Friday) and start off the job interview approach right after we go through the apps,” Pennridge Athletic Director Scott Hegen explained. “We have a college board conference on June 13 and would like to have a prospect by then.”
Given the household criteria, Hegen was not stunned when Muller advised him he was stepping down.
“I was on the selecting committee 4 years back when we introduced in Cody and we realized he experienced inspirations to go greater,” Hegen mentioned.
“I hoped he’d be listed here for 30 years because he thoroughly modified the society of our creating by the lens of football. When your football crew is carrying out well there is a greater sense in the setting up and we have had that really feel the earlier 4 seasons.
“All of the factors you want to see in your software, Cody did, and he is going to be skipped.”
Muller’s most effective period came in 2020 when the Rams went 7-1 and missing to rival Souderton in the district championship video game. He was also 3-1 in opposition to arch-rival Quakertown on Thanksgiving.
“I have a ton of terrific recollections and am going to pass up so many points,” Muller mentioned. “And whoever will get the job is going to get a great group of kids with a whole lot of talent and a good deal of character.”
Pennridge, on Thursday, also named Jason Rapp as its new girls’ basketball coach.
Rapp, a Perkasie resident, teaches record at Council Rock South.
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“Jason is a veteran coach in the Suburban One League and coached with Derek Wright at CB East and Council Rock North and was hired as the girls’ coach at CR South in 2015,” Hegen explained.
“He has a good deal of practical experience and is a basketball junkie. We have four starters coming back for following season and we are seriously thrilled to have Jason take around the application.”
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