Dylan Potts named new head coach
The West Boca Raton Bulls have chosen Dylan Potts as the next head coach of a program seeking its first winning season since 2017.
Recent turnaround success in other South Florida jobs suggests Potts has a knack for rebuilding struggling programs and pushing players to their highest potential.
“Creating a culture of excellence, where we demand the very best from ourselves as players and coaches, is how we’re going to reinvigorate this program,” Potts said.
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Potts’ coaching journey began in Massachusetts as an offensive coordinator for East Coast Prep football, a one-semester postgraduate program.
After a season with the Firebirds, Potts moved south to take the OC job at Miami-Belen Jesuit, helping improve the Wolverines from a 4-4 record in 2020 to their last 7-3 before taking on the post to West Boca on Friday.
Potts inherits the program from former chef and athletic director Andrae Rowe. West Boca Raton, best known for its academics, has managed just one win over the past two seasons.
“We want to continue to achieve this academic level, while expecting the same level of excellence from our football program,” Potts said.
“This is a very talented group and they will be the cornerstone to help transform this program,” said Potts, particularly excited about his senior class.
The addition of Potts marks what could be a new era of football in the city of Boca Raton, as the crosstown Spanish River program joined the coaching turnover with the hiring of Ian Headley.
If Potts is successful, Boca Raton’s top reigning program — the Bobcats — may well have a renewed rivalry.