Leon High School was established in 1871 and has fielded a football team since 1915. Our first recorded game dates back to 1916. The continuously successful football program at Leon is one of the oldest and most highly revered aspects of Leon's historic tradition. The legacy continues under the leadership of Head Coach Garrett Jahn, a former Lion & Leon Football Hall of Fame Member who has returned to his alma mater. This 2017-2018 season we celebrate 102 Years of Lion Football! Let the pride and tradition continue . . .
February 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : PREP SPORTS
Garrett Jahn agrees to become the next Head football Coach at Leon High
Leon Principal Billy Epting and Athletic Director Mark Feely announce the hiring of Garrett Jahn as their new head football coach. Two weeks after the resignation of Tim Cokely, the Lions have a new coach who will transfer from Chiles to Leon as the Lions new coach. His transfer from Chiles to Leon, is effective immediately.
Coach Jahn is an alumni of Leon High School, where his senior season he was named to the USA Today honorable mention All-American football team in 1999. A quarterback, Jahn played his college football for Coach Howard Schnellenberger at Florida Atlantic University. Jahn, 34 is in the Leon Football Hall of Fame as well as the FAU Hall of Fame.
Quote from Mark Feely, Leon Athletic Director - "I was lucky enough to be on the staff in 1999 with Garrett so I know him to be an excellent leader. He will be a wonderful addition to our staff. He has a reputation as a builder of young men and has demonstrated his ability to turn programs around."