East Rutherford, NJ – The New York Giants and Gatorade have selected Mr. Greg Sheeler of Shaker High School (Latham, NY) as the Lou Rettino High School Coach of the Week for Week 7 of the 2021 season. The Shaker Bison are now 6-0 this season after a hard-fought 14-12 victory over Guilderland (4-2) this past Friday.
The Lou Rettino High School Football Coach of the Week Award is part of the Giants' continuing effort to support local youth football programs. The Giants elected to name the award in memory of former Union High School (NJ) coach, Lou Rettino, for his fine commitment to the game of football, his community and the betterment of his athletes' lives. Each week during the high school football season, the Giants selected one area high school head coach as the Coach of the Week winner. The selection is based on the coach's continuing commitment towards promoting youth football, developing motivated student-athletes and his overall community involvement.
In recognition of Coach Sheeler's selection as Coach of the Week, a $2,000 check will be granted to the school's football program from The Giants Foundation and Gatorade. He will also receive a certificate of recognition signed by Giants head coach Joe Judge.
Greg Sheeler has compiled an amazing career record of 89-21 at Shaker High School since taking over as the head coach 12 years ago. He previously served as an assistant coach at the school for 3 seasons, and currently serves as a physical education teacher and an assistant in the athletic office. He has led the Bison to 2 sectional championships, 6 division championships and 6 section finals appearances.
"I am proud to accept this honor on behalf of our football program," said Sheeler. "We have had many great accomplishments, but I am most proud of the outstanding academic achievements of our players, and the success that dozens of our players have been able to experience playing this game at the collegiate level."