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Lotief out as Kaplan football coach

Acadiana Kickoff Tour: Kaplan Pirates
Posted at 5:00 PM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 23:32:12-05

KAPLAN — Kaplan football coach Stephen Lotief is no longer a coach at Kaplan a school source confirms to KATC Thursday. The Acadiana Advocate was the first to report the news.

Lotief compiled a 92-42 record leading the Pirates to the state semifinals from 2016-2018. He also led the school's wrestling program.

The school says he remains employed at Kaplan but did not comment further on the matter.

Before coaching Kaplan, Lotief coach North Vermilion football. He released this statement Thursday night, "It was a good run. I wish the Kaplan community all of the best. They are a good, strong, and hard-working community that knows how to claw, scratch, and fight. Thanks for letting me be a part of your family.”

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