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Tinley Park High School coach Nick Johnston, shown coaching a freshman player before a running drill in the summer, will coach the Titans’ freshman team this year after a decade and a half of coaching the varsity squad. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Nick Johnston put in 15 years of work as Tinley Park High School’s head football coach and this year takes over the freshman team. 22ND CENTURY MEDIA FILE PHOTO
Phil Arvia, Freelance Reporter
10:04 am CDT August 8, 2018
But stepping down is different than walking away. Johnston made it clear from the start he’d be happy to continue with football as a lower-level coach. When O’Shea, a three-year assistant under Johnston, got the job, he quickly offered his former boss the freshman coaching gig.