After four seasons and a state championship, John Marinelli resigns as Greenwich’s football coach

John Marinelli announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that he has stepped down as coach of the Greenwich football team after spending four seasons at the helm. “I have stepped down as head football coach at Greenwich High School,” Marinelli said in his statement on Twitter. “I want to thank the administration, teachers, community, parents and … Read more

An emotional week of triumph, tragedy and family for Greenwich coach John Marinelli

Since taking the reins of the Greenwich football program in 2015, John Marinelli has returned the Cardinals to their place among the state’s elite teams. On Saturday, unbeaten Greenwich will play in a state final for the second straight season, lining up against the New Canaan Rams, the team Marinelli grew up watching, playing for … Read more

Greenwich’s John Marinelli named Jets’ High School Coach of the Week

Greenwich High School football head coach John Marinelli has been named this week’s recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award, fueled by Gatorade. The Greenwich Cardinals defeated the New Canaan Rams, 36-21, last Saturday, breaking a six-game losing streak against Marinelli’s former team. The Cardinals raised their record to … Read more

HAN Live: New Canaan at Greenwich football, 4 p.m., Saturday

John Marinelli took the reins of the Greenwich High School football program back in 2015, and almost immediately the Cardinals’ yearly showdown against the New Canaan Rams, who are coached by his father Lou, was dubbed the “Marinelli Bowl.” If that name ever completely fades away, neither father nor son would miss it. The game … Read more