South Riding, VA (May 12, 2017) – Freedom High School is proud to announce that Jason Belser will be the Head Football coach for the Eagles this fall. The Eagles administration is very excited to have Coach Belser lead the program as they enter into the 5A Potomac District.
Coach Belser comes to the Eagles with a very extensive football career. For the past few seasons he served as the assistant defensive coordinator and secondary coach for Stone Bridge High School.
Belser is an eleven year veteran of the NFL, playing 9 season with the Indianapolis Colts and 2 with the Kansas City Chiefs. During that stint he showed his durability by appearing in all 16 regular-season games in eight of his nine years in Indy. When his Colts’ career ended in 2000, he had started 102 consecutive games, piled up 979 tackles, 13 interceptions and 9 sacks.
When his playing days ended, he continued to work with the National Football League’s Players Association (NFLPA) as a member of the NFLPA Executive Staff and Player Executive Committee.
Before the NFL, Belser was a standout defensive player for the Oklahoma Sooners, earning earn multiple honors as a collegiate athlete. Jason looks forward to both the opportunity to work with the student-athletes at Freedom, and to having a positive impact on his players’ high school football experience.