Nederland names new athletic director and football coach for Bulldogs

Published 5:51 pm Monday, February 5, 2024

NEDERLAND — Nederland Independent School District announced the new athletic director and football head coach for its high school during a short school board meeting on Monday evening.

After an interview process including several qualified candidates, Scott Rich was selected.

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Rich has served at Katy High School in Katy ISD for eight years as the assistant football coach over quarterbacks.

He holds a degree from the University of North Texas.

“Coach Rich fits the profile of what NISD was looking for in a Head Coach. He has many years of experience, worked in a top-caliber program, has high energy, and knows how to build a hardworking winning culture,” said Superintendent Dr. Stuart Kieschnick.

Coach Scott Rich stated, “I am blessed to be called Coach. It has always been a dream of mine. I am proud to be the Head Football Coach/AD in Nederland. We are excited to be a part of the winning tradition here!”