Fagan named Cypress Springs campus athletic coordinator, head football coach

February 5, 2021

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Oji Fagan, assistant head coach and offensive coordinator for the Fort Bend Marshall High School football team, has been named the campus athletic coordinator and head football coach at Cypress Springs High School.

Feb. 5, 2021Oji Fagan, assistant head coach and offensive coordinator for the Fort Bend Marshall High School football team, has been named the Cypress Springs High School campus athletic coordinator and head football coach. Fagan replaces Rusty Rohan, who is going into the private sector following three seasons leading the Panthers.

Fagan, who has coached and taught at Fort Bend Marshall since 2011, has 20 years of coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. Among other responsibilities to the campus athletic department, Fagan serves as academic coordinator, overseeing University Interscholastic League eligibility checks and player recruiting files.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Coach Fagan to Cy Springs High School and CFISD,” said Ray Zepeda, CFISD director of athletics. “He is a proven winner that has coordinated offenses that have led Fort Bend Marshall to two state championship games and multiple deep playoff runs. Beyond his coaching ability, Coach Fagan deeply impacts the athletes he coaches and has expressed an exciting vision for the future of Cy Springs’ athletics. This is an exciting day for Cy Springs High School and CFISD athletics.”

Prior to Fort Bend Marshall, Fagan served on coaching staffs at Hudson Valley Community College (2001-2003) and Stonehill College (2004-2005). He was named head football coach at Hudson Valley in 2005, serving in the role for six years. In 2010, Fagan joined the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League as an assistant coach. He also served a National Football League Minority Internship with the New York Giants in 2009, where he assisted the offensive staff in all phases and directly worked with the offensive line.

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Oji Fagan has 20 years of coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. He has coached and taught at Fort Bend Marshall since 2011, helping lead the football team to eight playoff trips and two Class 5A Division II runner-up finishes.

Fagan has been part of eight playoff appearances at Fort Bend Marshall, including consecutive Class 5A Division II runner-up finishes (2018-2019) and three state quarterfinal berths. He has coordinated offenses that ranked first in their respective districts five times and in 2012, coordinated the top-scoring offense in Class 4A (47.8 points per game).

Fagan earned his Bachelor of Art in English from the University of Albany.

“I am extremely blessed and honored to have the opportunity to serve the students and staff at Cy Springs High School,” Fagan said. “First and foremost, I must give glory and honor to God for opening this door. I am also thankful to Coach Zepeda, [Principal] Dr. Henry and the rest of the search committee for believing in the vision that I shared. To James Williams and the rest of the coaches and players at Marshall High School, there are not enough words to express my gratitude. Buff Nation will always hold a special place in my heart. And to Panther Nation, I am so excited to begin the process of earning the right to be successful.”

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