Highland Community College announced today that Jeff Hancock has officially resigned from his position as Head Football Coach effective December 31, 2021. In his statement, Hancock explained that while he has enjoyed his time at HCC it is “time to turn my focus on my family, completing my doctorate, and pursuing other opportunities in higher education.”
Hancock initially served as an Assistant Football Coach at HCC under Marty Allen in 1998. He returned as the Head Football Coach in January 2020. During his tenure, he focused on recruiting more student-athletes from Kansas to meet the changes in roster requirements set within the Jayhawk Conference. Together with his coaching staff, Hancock successfully increased the number of local athletes recruited to play at Highland. Hancock remains dedicated to providing opportunities for students interested in playing collegiate sports while pursuing their education.