Mick Holmes returns as the football coach at Dayspring Christian

Dayspring Christian won the 2013 title under Holmes. (Dennis Pleuss)

Mick Holmes is coming back to Dayspring Christian as football coach.

Athletic director Craig Shenkenberg announced the hire on Friday morning. 

"Coach Holmes' return is outstanding for Dayspring Christian Academy, Greeley community and high school football," Shenkenberg said in a statement.

This will mark Holmes' third stint as head football coach at the school. He led the Eagles from 1994-99 and 2006-15. Holmes was also an assistant at Greeley West from 2000-05 and 1992-93.

Prior to that, Holmes was an assistant and head football coach at Greeley Central, as well as an assistant at Valley. He is a 1966 graduate of Lincoln, and later played football at Northern Colorado. He was inducted into the UNC Hall of Fame in 2013.

During his time as coach, Holmes was twice named conference coach of the year, as well as state coach of the year. He won three state titles, and led his teams to two other championship appearances. Holmes won 141 games and never had a losing season.

Holmes replaces John Schwartz, who was 18-12 in three seasons.

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