Football

Cascio Named Head Football Coach

Northpoint Christian School has named Chris Cascio its new head varsity football coach. Cascio, 44, replaces Greg Wallace, who accepted the position of head football coach and athletic director at Bayou Academy earlier this semester. Cascio has been the defensive coordinator at Northpoint for the last four years. Previously, Cascio has coached at DeSoto Central, Olive Branch, St. Benedict, St. Joseph (Pine Bluff, AR), and Little Rock (AR) Catholic. He and his wife, Susan, have two children.

Cascio stated that his goal for the Northpoint program is “to make sure every player associated with our team will know and understand their worth to me, the coaches, their teammates, and themselves.”

In introducing Cascio as the head coach before the student body Wednesday morning, Vice-President Jim Ferguson said that it was Cascio’s passion that led to the committee’s choosing him from a pool of more than eighty candidates. “It was his passion for students, for Northpoint, for the mission.” He went on to say how important Cascio felt it was for the mission of the school to be carried out through its football program.

Cascio will continue to work with the football team in its off-season conditioning program and will guide the team through spring practice.

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Head Football Coach: Chris Cascio
Assistant Coaches:  Jeff Henderson, Josh Curbow, Mark Tatko, Barry Gray, Chad Montgomery, Michael Spain, Kevin Walker
Athletic Director: Barry Gray

Certified Athletic Trainer: Adam Haney

Public Address Announcer: Corky Casto
Broadcast Director:
Film Coordinator:

Sports Information Director: Al Ainsworth

2017 Varsity Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location
August 18, 7:00 pm Fayette Academy Home
Auagust 25, 7:00 pm Independence Away
September 1, 7:00 pm  St. George’s Home
September 8, 7:00 pm Magnolia Heights Home
September 15, 7:00 pm FACS Away
September 22, 7:00 pm Sacred Heart Home
September 29, 7:00 pm Harding Academy Home
October 6, 7:00 pm University School of Jackson Home
October 13, 7:00 pm Lausanne Away
October 27, 7:00 pm ECS Away

2017 JV Football Schedule

Date Opponent Location
Away
Home
Away
Home
Away

2017 Varsity and Junior Varsity Football Roster

Number Player Grade Position
Garrett Berry 12
Charlie Brinkley 12
Alex Cain 12
Daniel Casto 12
Holt DePriest 12
Jagr Doehring 12
Arlie Gagne 12
Miller Gargis 12
Chase Jones 12
Daniel Jones 12
Myles McCaskill 12
Adam McPherson 12
Zac Montgomery 12
Brendan Morrow 12
Jacob Pollan 12
Hayden Roberts 12
Cole Sanford 12
Garrett Simonton 12
Nathan Tatko 12
Matthew Whiting 12
Joseph Brinkley 11
Carlton Brown 11
Matthew Enders 11
Caden Hubbard 11
Justin Jones 11
Wade Martin 11
Landon Murrell 11
Luke Parker 11
Payne Pignocco 11
Drew Schram 11
Kyle Brewer 10
Brady Clayton 10
Grey DePriest 10
Logan Henry 10
Kirk McIntosh 10
Lance Saulsberry 10
Spencer Boling 9
Jake Bramlitt 9
Tyke Floyd 9
Carson Fox 9
Avery Gargis 9
Thomas Hunt 9
Cannon Morgan 9
Rowdy Pena 9
Seth Stratton 9
Mitchell Wright 9