Our Week 2 Coach of the Week is Maurice Vaughn from Dunbar High School. He has served as their Varsity Head Football Coach for 6 years. Coach Vaughn is an Alumnus of Dunbar Class of '84 and a key figure in the Washington, DC community. He prioritizes his student-athletes' success in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. Under Coach Vaughn's leadership, the program has been ranked top three in the conference for highest overall GPA, won multiple championships, and gives back to the community through youth football, church programs, and other service opportunities. He is committed to player health and safety through proper education and impactful change. He educates himself and his staff with information and updated techniques. He also values and provides daily feedback so that corrections can be implemented immediately to keep everyone safe. Coach Vaughn makes it a priority to build one on one relationships with each of his athletes so that he can effectively coach them towards achieving their goals!
The High School Coach of the Week Program is an NFL initiative that aims to highlight local high school football coaches who consistently demonstrate a dedication to their programs, their players' health and safety, and making a difference in their community. The winning coaches throughout the season will receive a $1,000 donation for their football program from the Washington Commanders Charitable Foundation, and Coach and their family are invited toattend the Washington Commanders' upcoming home game at FedExField. In addition, the recognized Coach of the Week will be eligible to be named the Washington Commanders Coach of the Year towards the end of the season.