January 30, 2024 – Lorain City Schools is excited to announce the recommendation of James Boyeas as the next head football coach for Lorain High School. The recommendation for Coach Boyeas will be presented to the Lorain City Schools Board of Education at the upcoming school board meeting, marking an exciting new chapter for Lorain football.
Boyeas brings a distinguished background in education and coaching, making him an ideal candidate to lead Lorain High's football program, which went 8-3 this past season on its way to snagging the Lake Erie League championship. With extensive experience at both the collegiate and high school levels, Boyeas has garnered recognition as a highly regarded coach.
In addition, as a well-respected educator within Lorain City Schools, Boyeas exudes Titan pride.
Athletic Director Bryan Koury expressed enthusiasm for Boyeas' leadership, saying, "Coach Boyeas brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Lorain football program. We are very excited about the future of Lorain football."
Lorain High eagerly anticipates the energy and expertise that Coach Boyeas will bring to the football program, inspiring student-athletes to reach new heights of achievement on and off the field.
Boyeas said he looks forward to leading the program on behalf of the entire Lorain community.
"I'd like to thank those who were a part of the interview process, specifically Superintendent Dr. Jeff Graham, Assistant Superintendent Michael Scott, and Athletic Director Bryan Koury.
The interview process was thorough, and throughout it, I was excited to share my vision of how we can best serve the students and continue the traditions and excitement our community shares surrounding our football program," Boyeas shared. "I am extremely eager and excited to further develop relationships with our student-athletes and implement our vision towards building a championship-level program."
Boyeas's journey in education includes notable achievements:
- May 2018 | Mild/Moderate Intervention Licensure, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio
- August 2016 | Master of Education, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio
- May 2007 | Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education Recreation, Heidelberg University, Tiffin, Ohio (Football letter winner all four years)
His coaching tenure is equally impressive, reflecting his commitment to developing athletic excellence:
- July 2021-November 2023 | North Olmsted Assistant Coach – Offensive Coordinator
- June 2019-November 2019 | Garfield Heights High School Assistant Coach
- Jan 2018-June 2019 | Revere High School Head Coach
- March 2017-January 2018 | Strongsville High School Assistant Coach - Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line
- April 2016-March 2017 | Benedictine Assistant Coach – Offensive Coordinator & Quarterbacks
- March 2012-December 2015 | Lake Erie College Assistant Coach – Offensive Line & Run Game Coordinator
- March 2011-March 2012 | Gettysburg College Assistant Coach - Wide Receivers & Wingbacks
- August 2010-March 2011 |Grand Valley State University Assistant Coach – Offensive Line & Tight Ends
- August 2008-July 2010 | Lake Erie College Assistant Coach – Tailback & Wingbacks
- July 2007-Feb 2008 | Valley City State University Assistant Coach – Offensive Line & Tight Ends