Coolidge High School varsity football coach Natalie Randolph (background) watches her players during a drill in preparation for the Turkey Bowl against Dunbar High School. She's in her second year of coaching and some of the novelty of a woman heading a boys football team has worn off. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Coolidge High School varsity football coach Natalie Randolph (background) watches her players during a drill in preparation for the Turkey Bowl against Dunbar High School. She's in her second year of coaching and some of the novelty of a woman heading a boys football team has worn off. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)