Denver North announces hire of C.J. Hanna as football coach

Denver North Alameda football

(Lance Wendt/

C.J. Hanna is the new man in charge of Denver North football. The school announced the hire on Wednesday.

His previous stints include Lincoln High School in Denver, Sunrise Mountain (Ariz.), and Ironwood High School (Ariz.).

“Coach Hanna will bring a high level of expectations for the classroom and football field, outstanding football instruction and knowledge, and high level of energy," athletic director Kevin Bendjy said. "We are excited and welcome him to Denver North as the Head Varsity Football Coach.”

Outside of coaching, Hanna serves as the Dean and Restorative Practice Coordinator at Bruce Randolph High School.

“Our vision for North High School Football is to foster a program that excels on the field, achieves in the classroom, and positively impacts our school and community. Our goal is for students to graduate from our program as well-rounded scholars, athletes, and citizens of Northwest Denver,” Hanna said in a statement.

This is the latest of the 2018 offseason football coaching changes.