Boys Varsity Football · Damion Creel Named LHS Head Football Coach

Lorain City Schools is excited to announce Damion Creel as our next Head Football Coach.  Coach Creel brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Lorain City Schools.  He is currently a teacher at Beachwood High School and led their football program for the past 6 years.  Everyone that we spoke with raved about Coach Creel as both a person and coach.  We are very excited about the future of Lorain football.


Beachwood High School Head Football Coach (2015-2021)

  • Team reached the playoffs in 2019 & 2020 breaking an 11-year drought
  • Led Beachwood to its 1st undefeated season in school history
  • Hosted Beachwood’s 1st home playoff game
  • Guided Beachwood to its 1st playoff win (2) in school history

Glenville High School Assistant Coach (2010-2015)

    Offensive Coordinator- 2013-2015

  • 2013 State Runner-Up
  • Back to Back 1,000 yard rushers
  • Running Back broke single season rushing record

    Defensive Coordinator- 2011-2013

    Special Teams Coordinator, QB & DB Coach (2010-2011)

Saint Edward High School Varsity Quarterback Coach (2009-2010)

Richmond Hts High School Defensive Coordinator & Quarterback Coach (2007-2009)

  • 2007 Chagrin Valley Conference Co-Champions (1st league title in 24 years)

Cleveland Hts. High School Assistant Coach (2003-2006)

Bedford High School Defensive Coordinator & Quarterback Coach (2001-2003)

  • 2001 Season 1st Football Playoff Berth in School history

Marion-Franklin High School Offensive Coordinator (1998-2001)


  • President of African Americans Football Coaching Alliance (AAFCA) established in Spring 2020. Assembled to empower, develop and unify coaches, student-athletes and communities regardless of race, class or creed.
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Build the Bridge Program. The Program is a willing coalition of coaches, players, parents, administration and community members to foster the success of student-athletes through social-emotional, educational, and athletic advancement.