Roderique announces retirement as Webb City head football coach

WEBB CITY, Mo. – Webb City High School head football coach and athletic director John Roderique has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.

Roderique has been the head football coach at Webb City for the last 26 years, going 315-35 overall and leading the program to 13 state championships. He was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2021 – and Webb City’s 16 total state championships is the most in Missouri high school football history.

Webb City High School and coach Roderique released a statement Monday afternoon to announce his decision.

The release reads in part, “For the past 26 years, I’ve been able to do what I love, with the people that I love – every single day. What a privilege it has been. Thank you to the administrators, teachers and staff, and special thanks to the assistant coaches and young men who have poured their hearts into our program.”

Check out the full statement below.

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