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June 16, 2014

Board set to approve Collins as new MASH football coach

MEADVILLE — Ray Collins will be the new head coach of the Meadville Area Senior High School varsity football team.

A vote to formally hire Collins to the position was scheduled for the June 23  meeting of the Crawford Central School Board, it was announced during Monday’s work session.

Collins will replace Mike Feleppa, who coached the team for the last two seasons. The Bulldogs were 4-6 in 2012 and 3-7 last season.

Collins had been an assistant with the Meadville program since 2010. Prior to that, he was the head coach for the Conneaut Lake High School varsity program from 2002 to 2007. There he compiled a record of 15-43 and led the now-defunct Indians to the District 10 playoff tournament in 2007. He then spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator at West Middlesex High School, where he installed a Wing-T package that enabled running back Kyle Allen to set a new school record for single-season rushing yards (1,533).

Collins will be the 30th coach in the history of Meadville football.

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