Moberly Turnaround Part Of The Ambroson Hall Of Fame Story

Former Moberly football coach Jason Ambroson will be inducted into the Missouri High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Friday night. He reacted to the honor on Magic City Sports Talk…..

Ambroson coached collegiately at five different programs. He said his priorities changed when he took his first high school job at Moberly….

It took a few years to build Moberly Football into a contender. After a 1-25 start, Ambroson went 78-46 including the program’s first NCMC, district, and sectional titles. The 2007 Spartans won their first 11 games and rose to number three in the state rankings, before a quarterfinal loss to Borgia. The 2013 team also went undefeated in the regular season…..

Ambroson talked about the turnaround…..

Jason Ambroson spent 14 years in Moberly. He has coached the last nine years at Smithville and led the Warriors to the Class 4 state championship in 2021. His career record is 172-91.

You can find the full Hall of Fame interviews with Jason Ambroson and John Dabney on the Magic City Sports Talk page at