The Cards “Coach-of-the-Week” award presented by Wells Fargo is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Senior Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, former high school football coach Emil Nasser, NBC-12 sports anchor Bruce Cooper, ABC-15 sports anchor Craig Fouhy, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM reporter Craig Grialou, and Arizona Republic/azcentral.com writers Richard Obert and Scott Bordow.
The Cardinals' 22-year “Coach-of-the-Week” program presents a selected high school coach with a certificate signed by NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell, Cardinals President Michael Bidwill and Head Coach Bruce Arians. Cardinals Cheerleaders and team mascot Big Red will present the school with $1,000 to support its football program on behalf of Cardinals Charities.
Week 1: Ty Wisdom, Horizon High School
Week 2: Paul Moro, Marcos de Niza High School
Week 3: Jeremy Hathcock, Desert Ridge High School
Week 4: Mark Smith, Liberty High School
Week 5: Jake Barro, Casa Grande High School