Former head coach Tom Sughroe was placed on leave during the 2015 season for drug charges. District 207 has announced who his replacement will be.

Hononegah High School Has a New Head Football Coach
Nexstar Broadcasting

Brian Zimmerman will be the new coach of the Hononegah Indians football team. He will be officially named as the new coach during a press conference on Thursday (4/13).  Brian was the interim coach following Tom Sughroe's suspension.

According to, Zimmerman, who earned his Master's Degree at Rockford College, has been involved in the Hononegah football program for 24 years and has taught at the high school since 1994.

Thursday's press conference will be held in room 1102 at Hononegah High School at 2:30pm.

More From 97 ZOK