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Jon Kitna hopes to coach at high school in Tacoma, Wash.

The Associated Press
Jon Kitna talks about his life inside and outside of the NFL with his wife Jennifer in 2007.

TACOMA, Wash. — After 15 years as an NFL quarterback, Jon Kitna hopes to return to his old high school in Tacoma as a coach.

The News Tribune reports he started Monday as a math teacher at his alma mater Lincoln High and applied for the open job of football coach. Athletic director Char Davenport said there were no other applicants and the position closes on Wednesday.

The 39-year-old Kitna received his math education degree at Central Washington University and played for NFL teams in Seattle, Cincinnati, Detroit and Dallas.

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