Coach Natalie Randolph rallied her Coolidge team from an 0-5 start, and today the Colts begin Round 2 of their season with a DCIAA playoff game against H.D. Woodson.
Natalie Randolph reflects on her memorable first season as head football coach at Coolidge Senior High School.
Natalie Randolph wanted to relish her first victorious postgame handshake, but the Coolidge coach had to worry about one last opponent - that water bucket senior Driscoll Warner wanted to dump on her back.
Coolidge High School fans supported Natalie Randolph's head coaching debut Friday night in a 28-0 home opener loss against Carroll.
Coolidge gets shut out by Carroll, 28-0, as Colts Coach Natalie Randolph is on the sideline for her first game. Jonathan Haden rushes for 94 yards and two touchdowns for the Lions.
Natalie Randolph gets her first victory as football coach of Coolidge, 48-12 over Anacostia, on Friday night, Oct. 1, 2010. Randolph is one of just a handful of female coaches in the country. The Colts improved to 1-5.
Natalie Randolph makes her debut as the head football coach at Coolidge High tonight against Carroll, backed by a trusted staff of assistant coaches.
Natalie Randolph begins her football head coaching career Friday night at Coolidge. So Carroll Coach Rick Houchens is the test case as her first opponent, and that's fine by him.
Even before her first practice as Coolidge football coach, Natalie Randolph had to deal with her first crisis.
Natalie Randolph, one of only a handful of women to ever to be named coach for a high school football team, brings her Coolidge High School players onto the field for DCPS's first legal day to practice on Friday in D.C.
As she lugged an equipment bag onto the Coolidge football field, and saw 29 helmet-clad players waiting to start the season, Natalie Randolph sounded Friday afternoon like most coaches nervously preparing for their first practice.
Natalie Randolph, one of only a handful of women to ever to be named coach for a high school football team, prepares her Coolidge High School players for the fall season with full summer days in D.C.
The coach had seen enough after the player's third attempt to perform a squat lift. Brandon Carson's feet weren't positioned properly, and the coach called him on it.
Natalie Randolph proudly takes over as the Coolidge High School Colts' next football coach, joining just a handful of women nationally who have ever held the position.
The members of the search committee weren't looking to make a political statement or even a big splash. They were trying to decide between 20 or so candidates with nice résumés, some of them long and impressive, who wanted to be head coach at Coolidge High in Northwest Washington. The only problem,...
Natalie Randolph is named head football coach at Coolidge High School, joining just a handful of women nationally who have been head football coaches.
This has been an astounding time for massive social change in our nation's capital.
Natalie Randolph, a former player in a women's professional football league and a former high school assistant coach, will get a new job description this week: head coach, high school football.
Natalie Randolph has broken into the boys-only club by becoming H.D. Woodson High School's wide receivers coach, making her what is believed to be the only woman on a varsity football coaching staff in the Washington area.