Elkhart High School Football

Coach’s Note

We look forward to an exciting 2020 season as the new Elkhart Lions!  Our players have worked extremely hard from early December and handled everything that has been thrown their way with class.  This is a special group of over 30 seniors who will help set the tone for our new school and build a program that will make our school and the Elkhart community proud for decades to come!

Thank you for your support!  GO LIONS!  LTT

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Josh Shattuck, Head Football Coach

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Coach’s Bio

The 2020 football season will be Josh Shattucks’ 12th season as a head coach.  Coach Shattuck began his coaching career at age 23 as the Head Football coach at Gladwin High School in Gladwin, Michigan.   In 2012, the flying G’s won 7 games and hosted their first playoff game in over a decade.  Elkhart High School assistant football coaches, Cody French and Landon Grove, were both members of coach Shattuck’s team in Gladwin.

Following the 2012 season, coach Shattuck became the Head Football coach at Seymour High School in Seymour, Indiana.  In four rebuilding years, the Owls finished with 0 wins(2013), 2 wins (2014), 5 wins (2015) , and 8 wins (2016).  This includes 8 consecutive wins during the 2016 season.

After the 2016 campaign, Coach Shattuck was named the head Football Coach at Elkhart Central High school where his teams won 4 games (2017), 6 games (2018), and a school record tying 9 wins in 2019.

Coach Shattuck is a 2004 graduate of Spring Lake (MI) High School and a 2008 graduate of Alma College, where he was a captain of the Men’s Basketball team.  Coach Shattuck earned his undergraduate degree with a double major in History and Social Studies.  He attended Central Michigan University for graduate school and studied  Athletic Administration.

In addition to coaching, Coach Shattuck is currently the Assistant Athletic Director at Elkhart High School and teaches AP Psychology at the East Campus.  He is married to Michelle Shattuck.  They have two daughters, Haley (age 5) and a newborn baby, Hazel.