National High School Coaches Association

JAN 5 Atlanta Falcons' Pro Bowl Fullback Ovie Mughelli to Appear on First NHSCA Sports Hour of 2011 Atlanta Falcons’ Pro Bowl Fullback Ovie Mughelli will be one of three featured guest on his first show of the year on January 9, 2011. The NHSCA Spor





Easton, PA – Jeff Fisher, host of the NHSCA Sports Hour and founder of High School Football America, is pleased to announce that Atlanta Falcons’ Pro Bowl Fullback Ovie Mughelli will be one of three featured guest on his first show of the year on January 9, 2011. The NHSCA Sports Hour airs LIVE every Sunday night at 6 PM. EST on the ArtistFirst Radio Network.


Mughelli, who is an 8-year NFL veteran, played at the Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina.  He will join Fisher and his co-host Trish Hoffman to talk about giving back as an NFL player and his role as football’s first “Eco Athlete”.


In addition to talking with Mughelli, Fisher and Hoffman will begin their preview of the 2011 National High School Coaches Association Final Four of high school wrestling.


Lake Stevens (Washington) High School head wrestling coach Brent Barnes will talk about his team’s trip across America to compete in the January 22, 2011 national championship in Easton, Pennsylvania.  Barnes, who has been the Vikings leader for over 20 years, has led Lake Stevens to five state championships this decade.


In addition to Barnes, Fisher and Hoffman will be joined on the NHSCA Sports Hour by Allentown Central Catholic(Pennsylvania) girls basketball coach Mike Kopp.  Kopp, who is also the school’s athletic director, is the winningest girls basketball coach in Pennsylvania with over 800 victories. 


The NHSCA Sports Hour is also rebroadcast Tuesday nights a 6 P.M. EST.  All shows are also available on-demand at www.artistfirst.com/nhsca.htm.


About the National High School Coaches Association

Founded in 1989, the National High School Coaches Association is a not-for-profit 501c3 service organization providing support and leadership programs for the nation's 500,000 high school coaches and 10 million high school athletes.


About Jeff Fisher/High School Football America

Jeff’s broadcasting career began at the age of 14 in Easton, Pennsylvania.  In a career that has spanned 35-years, he’s worked in every aspect of sports journalism.  He is the founder of High School Football America, a website dedicated to telling the stories of small town high school football across the United States.  Prior to launching High School Football America, Jeff worked as a TV sports anchor at FOX Sports Net in Chicago.  Fisher is best known as the creator, executive producer and host of The Big Ticket, a weekly 60-minute high school football wrap-up show that won him the Associated Press Best Sportscast in Pennsylvania Award.


About Trish Hoffman

Hoffman is the founder of Blitz Group LLC, an award-winning boutique media strategy company.  In addition to her acting and modeling career, Hoffman, who has won several Associated Press awards for journalism, is the host of High School Football America’s video vignettes.