John Greaves, the head coach and founder of the football team at Albert Einstein Academy, died of leukemia on Monday night. He was 49.
A message posted on the team's Facebook page relayed the the thoughts from the school staff of Greaves' death.
"It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Coach John Greaves. He fought valiantly against leukemia and built our football program at the same time."