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February 9, 2015 at 9:29 AM

Monroe football hires Michael Bumpus

Michael Bumpus has been hired as the head football coach at Monroe High School. Bumpus is a former star at Washington State. More information is below, as provided by the school.

 

“Michael Bumpus began his football career at Culver City High School, in California. He was voted League MVP,¬†Division Player of the Year and All-American there. His jersey was retired in 2013.¬† Following high school, Michael was recruited as a D1 football player for Washington State University. There, he was a 4-year starter, Freshman All-American and All PAC-10 in his positions as Punt Returner and Wide Receiver. During his time in The Palouse he tallied 197 catches, 800 punt return yards and 3 punt returns for touchdowns– all school records. His senior year he was voted a team captain by his peers. While at WSU he studied Human Development because of his love for working with the youth. Following school, Michael signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks. He was on the practice squad for 3 weeks before being promoted to the active roster. He scored a TD and led the conference in punt return yard average in 2008. Shortly after his second season with Seattle, Michael signed with the BC Lions in Canada. In 2011, he decided to hang up the cleats and focus on player development.¬† Michael has since been involved in numerous camps, clinics and coaching positions. He worked with Redmond High School for 3 seasons, working his way up to Offensive Coordinator. He also served as part of the offensive coaching staff at Snohomish High School in 2014. During the off-season, Michael is the WR and DB coach for the Steve Gervais Passing Academy. He has participated in IDA camps as WR instructor and has also served in Gridiron Camps.

Michael is also certified as a personal trainer. His background in sports and knowledge of strength training and conditioning make him unique.”

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