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Coach Ahrens Retires as Head Football Coach at Jasper High School

Jasper Football Head Coach Tony Ahrens has resigned from his coaching position here at Jasper High School after 16 Years at the helm.

Coach Ahrens has been the Head Coach at Jasper High School since 2003 and served as an Assistant Coach from 1985 – 2002.   Tony Ahrens has been a part of the coaching staff with Jasper Football for a total of 34 years.   His career record as a head coach is 144-44.  Under his leadership, Jasper Won the Sectional and Regional Championships in 2005, as well as, Sectional Championships in 2008 and 2013.  Jasper also won seven Big 8 Conference titles during Coach Ahrens’ 16 Years as the Head Coach of the Wildcats.  As an Assistant Coach, he was part of (2) State Runner-Up teams in 1987 and 1995, as well as, Jasper’s lone Football State Championship in 2001.

Tony also played Football at Indiana University for 4 years and then served as a graduate assistant for 3 years with the Hoosiers.   Tony began his Football career here at Jasper High School where he was a star Running Back for Coach Jerry Brewer and the Jasper Wildcats from 1974-1977.   Coach Ahrens was a member of the Jasper Football State Runner-Up Teams in 1976 and 1977.

Coach Tony Ahrens has been on the sidelines at Jasper High School for as long as many people can remember.  Coach Ahrens has touched the lives of countless players, students, coaches, and fans, on and off the Football Field.  Coach Ahrens exemplifies every quality you could ask for in a leader.   We want to thank Coach Ahrens for all his time and energy over the years and his dedication, passion, and love for the Jasper Football Program and Jasper High School.  Tony has been many things to many people and without a doubt has always gone above and beyond the call of duty.  Coach Ahrens has not been just a football coach.  Coach Ahrens has been a father figure to many and family to everyone.  .  From the bottom of our hearts, we want to say “Thank You” to Coach Ahrens and his family.  We wish you the best!

Coach Ahrens will remain on staff here at Jasper High School as the Strength and Conditioning, and Physical Education teacher.