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Interview: L.A. Chargers High School Coach of the Week Jaime Ortiz

Jaime Ortiz has been coaching high school football for over 25 years. For the last ten years, he’s been the head coach at San Clemente High School (California).

Coach Ortiz was named the Los Angeles Chargers Week 3 Orange County High School Coach of the Week.

San Clemente is currently ranked No. 260 in the High School Football America 300 national rankings, powered by NFL Play Football. Notable San Clemente alumni include current NFL players Sam Darnold and Sean Harlow.

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Below, Coach Ortiz talks with High School Football America’s Jeff Fisher about the award. He also recounts the time that Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid showed up unannounced to his team practice.


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