Poston Butte’s Moro receives Kush achievement award

Paul Moro, varsity football coach for Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley, accepts the Frank Kush Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award during a banquet held March 14 in Scottsdale. (Courtesy Florence Unified School District)

Paul Moro, varsity football coach for Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley, accepts the Frank Kush Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award during a banquet held March 14 in Scottsdale.
(Courtesy Florence Unified School District)

Paul Moro, varsity football coach at Poston Butte High School, 32375 N. Gantzel Road in San Tan Valley, received the Frank Kush Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award March 14 from the National Football Foundation.

The presentation was made during the 34th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards banquet held in Scottsdale.

The annual award is given in recognition of an Arizonan’s lifetime of coaching service and dedication to amateur football, according to a press release. It celebrates the ideals practiced by the NFF Hall of Fame’s Coach Kush in teaching youth the hard-earned values of commitment, practice, team loyalty, preparation and perseverance that will later lead to a lifetime of success, according to the release.

During his 22 years at the helm of Arizona State, Coach Kush had 19 winning seasons, won nine conference championships and ran up a 6-1 bowl record, according to the Arizona State Sun Devils website. He ranks in the top 20 all-time winningest coaches with a 176-54-1 record, according to the website.

“The Florence Unified School District is lucky to have Coach Moro. He is an incredible teacher and mentor to the young men he coaches at Poston Butte High School. We appreciate his service and congratulate him on this much-deserved award,” school district Superintendent Dr. Amy Fuller said in the release.

For more information on this award or other information about the National Football Foundation, visit the foundation website.

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