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New Head Football Coach
Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:15 PM

Coach with player

Help us welcome Jason Knighton-Johnson to our coaching staff as our new Head Football Coach. Coach Knighton Johnson says, “I would like to thank the Edison community for giving me the privilege of taking over the varsity football program. I am looking forward to the challenge.  My philosophy is simple,  I coach to inspire my core values of perseverance, resiliency, empathy, and honor. I will foster these strengths through a system of P.R.I.D.E to guide the development of student-athletes into POSITIVE men and women that achieve regardless of circumstances. I look forward to the challenge and with your support, we will bring a championship program back to NE. Go Tommies!“

Coach with daughter
 

Coach Knighton-Johnson is excited to be joining the Edison family. He is a multisport coach, who most recently has served as the Offensive Coordinator at Forest Lake Area High School, where he is currently an assistant basketball and track & field coach. Prior to Forest Lake, he served as a coach at Cambridge-Isanti Sr High School, where he coached four varsity sports including football, basketball, hockey, and track. He has been known for his transformational coaching style and his ability to create strong bonds with his athletes. Jason is the proud father of two college-age children, Boston and Kayli, both student-athletes at Bethel University, as well as, the stepfather of three: Riley, Wyatt, and Lila. He and his wife Jessica are excited to be a

Coach with players posed
part of the Edison tradition.

 

Welcome Coach Jason Knighton-Johnson, we are glad to have you with us.