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Mike Sasso, Jon Babula, Matt Montani, Arthur Irzyk, Tim Morris, Paul Capaldo, Jim Kent, Spencer Walsh, Joe Squizzero


Tim Morris

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Head Coach

Tim Morris begins his 28th season as the head football coach at Melrose High School and his 39th season as a Melrose High School football coach.  Coach Morris is the only Melrose native to have played for MHS and then return to lead the team as head coach.

Over his 27 years as the varsity coach, Tim has been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards including several Boston Globe Coach of the Year, Middlesex Coach of the Year, Patriot Coach of the Week awards, and, in 2019, was inducted into the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) Hall of Fame.

Coach Morris wrestled and played football at Melrose, before graduating in 1978 and attending Bridgton Academy for 1 year, then going on to play four years at Springfield College.  He earned his Master's Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts and was a long-time teacher at Melrose High School.  Coach Morris resides in Melrose with his wife Maria.  Their three sons Michael Sean, and Tim all attended Melrose High School.  In addition to football, Coach Morris is the head coach of the boys' track team at Melrose High School. 



Melrose High School Class of 1978, Varsity Player


Bridgeton Academy, Player


Springfield College Football, Player


Assistant Football Coach - Melrose High School


Head Football Coach - Melrose High School

Over-All Record


Winning Percentage


Middlesex League Championships

1999, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020

Sectional Championships

2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020

Super Bowl State Championship Appearances

2014, 2015, 2017, 2019

Super Bowl/State Championships

2017, 2019

Boston Globe Coach of the Year


Middlesex League Coach of the Year

1998, 1999, 2004, 2007

Patriots Coach of the Week

1999, 2004, 2007

MIAA Coach of the year

2016, 2017

Agganis All Star Coach


Shriners Football Classic Coach

1998, 2005, 2014

Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame

Inducted 2019

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