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Trojan football coach looks back at a successful season


Last updated 12/15/2020 at 4:20pm

Courtesy of Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8

The Trojans take to the field before their Nov. 13 game against Rampart, which they won 33-17.

From the moment he replaced Fountain-Fort Carson High School's long-running football coach Mitch Johnson in 2016, Jake Novotny has had a lot to live up to. This season, Novotny had to deal with concerns about whether football would be played at all, and then when football was approved he had to work with all the special new regulations.

"Everything about this football season was a challenge," Novotny recalled. "My no. 1 job was to make sure that our players and coaches were safe everyday when they came to practice. Our school district has done a great job of outlining health expectations th...

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