PORTAGE | Former Hobart High School head football coach Wally McCormack is expected to hold the same position at Portage High School this fall.
According to a release issued Friday afternoon, the Portage High School athletic department said McCormack is expected to be recommended for the job of head coach and a teacher in the district at the May 21 Portage Township School Board meeting.
McCormack graduated from Portage High School in 1987 and holds a master's degree in secondary education from Indiana University.
He began his coaching career at Fegley Middle School, in Portage, and later went on to coach at Chesterton High School before becoming head coach at Andrean High School in 2001, taking the school to a state championship in 2002.
McCormack last spent eight years as head coach at Hobart High School, before resigning last year.
If approved, McCormack would replace Jeromy Flowers, who recently resigned his post to coach at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.