The coaching carousel continues at Oaks Christian High.
Jim Benkert has resigned as head coach of the school’s football team, according to multiple sources.
Just a few months ago, Benkert led the Lions to the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship. Benkert sported a 31-7 record in three seasons as head coach at Oaks Christian.
Mike Sherrard, a former wide receiver at UCLA and in the NFL, has had his name float around as a possible successor, according to multiple sources. Sherrard coached wide receivers at Oaks Christian and Newbury Park locally, and he spent the past two years assisting at Alemany.
CIF-Southern Section winter playoffs are heating up in Acorn country.
Tonight in girls’ basketball, Oaks Christian plays host to Alemany in Division 1. In Division 2AA, Agoura travels to top-ranked Redondo Union. Viewpoint, a Division 3AA team, is at Cabrillo. In Division 4AA, Oak Park plays at San Bernardino to take on Pacific.
In girls’ soccer, Westlake hits the road tonight against Hart in a Division 1 opener. In Division 2, Oaks Christian plays host to San Marcos and Agoura travels to San Luis Obispo. In Division 4, Viewpoint is home against El Segundo at 3 p.m. today.
Agoura and Oaks Christian girls’ water polo teams also begin their playoff marches today.