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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 . . .

Jahn Named New Leon Coach

February 7, 2017
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."

Winter 2017 News


  • Meet & Greet Event for all parents & guardians to welcome our new Head Coach Garrett Jahn - Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Field House. Please come hear his vision for the future of Leon Football.  You can reach Coach Jahn at 863-599-8538 or
  • Winter Strength Conditioning - After school strength conditioning for players is open gym between 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. in the Field House.  All players are asked to participate after school as their academic schedule permits.
  • A new era of Leon football begins February 2017. The Lions need your support - please join us!  The Lion's new Head Coach Garrett Jahn will be at the next Touch Down Club meeting to discuss our program needs & goals. Tuesday, March 7, 6 p.m. in the Field House. Questions or concerns? Sheree Brown 443-2691 or
  • Leon Fan Merchandise is now available for order. See the Parent/Forms Tab above.  Make checks payable to Leon Touchdown Club & give to your position coach.
  • Order your team and individual player photos using the Parent/Form tab above.

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