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Kale Ane’s Departure From The McKinley Job Brings Total Of Hawaii High School Football Coaching Vacancies To Four


Kale Ane’s two-year stint as the McKinley football coach is done.

Tigers athletic director Bob Morikuni put the word out that the school is looking for a new coach in a notice on

Kale Ane is leaving the McKinley football head coaching job after two seasons. (Image credit: Shane Kaneshiro / The Pinion, McKinley’s student-run newspaper).

Ane went 0-16 in his two seasons. The former NFL player, Punahou football coach and athletic director is 154-83 overall, including six top-tier state championship game appearances and two koa trophies for the Buff ‘N Blue.

The McKinley open coaching position is one of four known high school football vacancies in Hawaii. The other three are at Keaau, Moanalua and Kamehameha, with the departures of Ian Van Cleave, Vince Nihipali and Abu Maafala.

Ane played center for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1975 to 1980 and the Green Bay Packers in 1981.



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