Remember Ron Zook? The former Florida and Illinois coach that was never really any good at his job but just kind of stuck around as a head coach for a decade? Well, he's got a new career, and it doesn't involve coaching football, badly.
The former Gator and Illini head coach is currently working as a "business development officer" at a Gateway Bank in Ocala, Fla. I'm not exactly sure what a "business development officer" does, but let's take a guess at some of his job responsibilities:
Coaching punt coverage
Screaming motivational phrases at customers with less than $200 in their checking accounts
Feverishly attempting to get Juice Williams a job
Standing out by the road in a gorilla suit and spinning the NO FEE CHECKING ACCOUNT sign
Painting STRENGTH. TRUST. RESPECT. above the front door for employees to jump tap on their way into work
While jokes are all well and good, there's nothing wrong with Zook doing something besides coaching football. Hell, it's probably like being on vacation all the time compared to coaching. Also, there's this:
Y'all are teasing Ron Zook for having a job after teasing him for how bad he was at a different job. Poor Zooker.— Alligator Army (@AlligatorArmy) July 16, 2013
So you know what? Good for you, Ron. Enjoy your weekends off.
HT: Lost Lettermen