Nantucket Coach Beau Almodobar Used to Play for the NFL

footballequipment25-01[1]Many talented athletes go on to become coaches after their careers as professional players are complete. Such is the case with Beau Almodobar, a junior high school physical education teacher who once played for the National Football League. He is pictured here, in the center, with two of his players.

Beau was born born October 25, 1962, in San Francisco, California. He played college football for the Norwich University Cadets. Norwich, also known as The Military College of Vermont, is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont. It is the oldest private military college in the United States. At 5’9″ and 180 pounds, Beau played the position of wide receiver for the Cadets. After he graduated from the university, he played one season with the New York Giants as a replacement player. That was in 1987.

Beau currently teaches physical education and health at Cyrus Pierce Middle School in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He has served as the Head Varsity Coach for basketball in the Nantucket Public School system, and also coaches football for the Nantucket High School Whalers. A well-rounded athlete, Beau also runs ACKventure summer camps for baseball and basketball for Nantucket youth.

Well done, Beau!