Lance Cayea, Alden High School head football coach has been named the Buffalo Bills High School Football Coach of the Week after the sixth weekend of the 2008 high school football season. The Alden Bulldogs shutout the Albion Purple Eagles in a Class B North contest 26-0 on Friday, October 10th. Alden remains undefeated with their 6-0 start. They also beat Fredonia 30-14 on Friday, October 3rd. The Bulldogs victory locked up outright possession of the B-North Division Championship.
2008 marks Coach Cayea's fifth season as head football coach at Alden. Cayea is a social studies teacher at Alden High School where he also teaches Psychology and Sociology for College Credit.
This is the 12th consecutive year of the Buffalo Bills High School Coach of the Week program. Each week during the 11-week high school football season, a committee appointed by the Buffalo Bills selects a head football coach as Coach of the Week. The honorees will receive a certificate signed by the Buffalo Bills Head Coach Dick Jauron, Buffalo Bills Chief Operating Officer Russ Brandon and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, plus a Buffalo Bills Coach of the Week cap and $1,000 donation to the school's football program from the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation.
Recognition of the winning coach will be shown on the Buffalo Bills official website (www.buffalobills.com). At the end of the season, one of the weekly award winners will be named Coach of the Year and will receive an additional $1,000 donation to the school's football program.
2008 Bills HS Coach of the Week Winners:
Week 6: Lance Cayea - Alden "Bulldogs"
Week 5: Bruce Lakso - Lackawanna "Steelers"
Week 4: Al Monaco - Bishop Timon St. Jude "Tigers"
Week 3: Curt Fischer - Maple Grove "Red Dragons"
Week 2: Rich Gray - Frontier "Falcons"
Week 1: Kraig Kurzanski - Williamsville South "Billies"