Chaminade-Madonna Football Coach Resigns With Cryptic Tweet A Day Before Practice Starts

In a shocking turn of events, Chaminade-Madonna went from one of the most hyped high school football programs in Florida to a big ole question mark.

Head coach Jason Milgrom resigned Sunday morning via Twitter with a cryptic message that took a shot at the school’s “decisions” regarding the football program.

“Last night, I resigned from my position as Head Football Coach at Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory,” Milgrom said in the Tweet. “There is never a good time and this is the prime definition of that.

“However, I was unable to comprehend some decisions and the thought process on the future of the program,”  Milgrom said. “I could not willingly and knowingly promote something anymore that I was not sold on.

Read his full message:

So what the heck is Milgrom talking about?

There is speculation that the issue revolved around potential funding cuts to the program.

Chaminade acted quickly and hired former Hallandale High School football coach Dameon Jones for the top job.

Jones had successful years coaching Hallandale, especially in his last two at the school when he went to a 21-4 record.

Chaminade-Madonna is a top high school football program located in Hollywood, FL.

Chaminade-Madonna is a top high school football program located in Hollywood, FL.

“Chaminade’s commitment to building a competitive athletic program supported by its vision to prepare students for higher learning brought Jones out of retirement,” Chaminade-Madonna athletic director Andre Torres in a press release obtained by the Sun-Sentinel. “His extensive background, community ties and dedication to student and program development have prepared him for his new opportunity with the C-M Lions.”

Chaminade was seen as a program on the rise due to a solid first season last year under Milgrom’s leadership (they went 7-2) and a strong class of transfers that had come to the school in the off-season.

The school also announced in April that it would finally have lights on its football field- allowing for the play of home night games.

Read More: Chaminade Madonna High School To Get Lights For Football Field

Chaminade had been ranked as the 44th best football team in the nation according to preseason polls. However, the news of Milgrom’s resignation has dropped them out of the top 50. 

According to Rob Cassidy, a reporter for, there are not expected to be any transfers from the school. 

Even so, what a wild few days for high school football fans in South Florida.

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