Rodney Younis at Triton and Jon Kirkton at Northridge recently stepped down from their respective positions.
Younis spent the last 11 years as coach of the Trojans. He was 40-82 overall at the smallest school in the tough Northern State Conference. Younis guided Triton to Class 1-A sectional championships in both 2007 and 2008.
Triton finished 1-9 this fall, defeating NSC foe LaVille 21-10.
Kirkton directed the Raiders for the past 10 seasons. Northridge went 22-81 overall during his tenure as coach, winning a total of 12 games in the Northern Lakes Conference. Kirkton’s best season in Middlebury came in 2009 when the Raiders finished 6-5 overall and 4-3 in the NLC.
Northridge finished 2-9 during the 2012 season, with one of those wins being by forfeit over South Bend Adams. The Raiders were 1-10 on the field, beating Angola 18-13 in a Class 4-A, first-round sectional contest.