Masuk to begin football interviews this week

Masuk will begin interviewing its candidates to replace recently departed John Murphy as football coach, two sources confirmed this week.

Sources have said the candidates are Ridgefield assistant coach Dave Brennan, who works at Masuk as a special education teacher; Darien defensive coordinator and former Ludlowe/Fairfield High coach Mike Forget; Monroe Lions coach Steve Christy, who has previously coached at Masuk and Stratford and whose son, Scott, was an all-state linebacker and current assistant at Masuk; and Weston coach Joe Lato, who also has previous experience at Masuk and Newtown.

One source said a decision could come as soon as the end of the week.

Masuk is coming off a 10-2, Class L semifinal season. Murphy stepped down in December after 15 years and three state titles.

Sean Patrick Bowley