(Polynesian Football Hall of Fame) - The Polynesian Bowl announced Thursday that Mike Bellotti and Jim Zorn have been selected as head coaches for the 2019 Polynesian Bowl.
The Polynesian Bowl is a premier football all-star game that features a selection of the nation's top 100 high school players. This year’s game will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 (game time T.B.A.) at Aloha Stadium on O`ahu, Hawai`i and will be televised live on CBS Sports Network.
Mike Bellotti will serve as Head Coach for Team Makai (Ocean). His college head coaching career record is 137-80-2 (University of Oregon and Chico State) and is the winningest head football coach in Oregon Duck history. In 2014, Coach Bellotti was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
“The Polynesian Bowl has become one of the premier high school all-star games in the nation overnight,” said Mike Bellotti. “I’m excited to be part of this special celebration of football and culture.”
Jim Zorn will serve as Head Coach for Team Mauka (Mountain). His football resume includes 12 years as an NFL QB (passing for over 21,000 yards & 111 TDs) and 16 years as an NFL coach. Jim served as head coach of the Washington Redskins for the 2008-09 seasons. He is just one of 11 players to be inducted in the Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor (1991).
“It’s going to be an incredible experience to coach the nation’s top players in paradise,” said Jim Zorn. “It doesn’t get much better than football in Hawai’i.”