Next fall the Olathe West Owls will become a reality for the Sunflower League.
For now, the Owls will become a Junior Varsity squad made up of several student-athletes from all four Olathe High School Football programs.
Recently the Olathe #233 announced the hirings of several key positions within the structure of the new high school.
Principal Jay Novacek (formerly of Olathe South & Olathe Northwest, and student-athlete at ST Aquinas Saints) is leading the core of the of the Administration for the 2017-18 school year.
Joining Jay Novacek, is current Olathe Northwest Raven Pat Butler, who also opened Olathe Northwest with Jay Novacek and a handful of others as the schools first Athletic Director. Coach Butler currently assist Chip Sherman and the Ravens Football team. Prior to going in to education, Pat Butler was a student-athlete for the SM South Raiders Football team. In his four years as a Raider, he was able to play for legendary Head Coach John Davis, and Fred Merrill.
At this time, all Head Coaching positions for the Varsity sports programs are now open to begin applying for.
The position of Head Football Coach will be posted on the www.olatheschools.com on 11-01-16.
Interest in the position, and Teaching/Coaching resumes should be sent to the Olathe School District, and Athletic Director Pat Butler.