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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell will be the next football coach and program director at Episcopal School of Jacksonville.

In addition, Mark will work in the School's Advancement Office as the Advancement Athletics Consultant. The appointment was announced by Athletic Director Andy Kidd Sunday morning.

"Mark has all of the characteristics we desired for the next leader of our program,"Kidd said."He not only brings with him a wealth of football experience and knowledge, but he has the personal integrity and values we want exhibited by our coaches at Episcopal."

After playing football in high school and college Brunellwas then drafted by the Green Bay Packers. He eventually settled with the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he spent the majority of his NFL career.

As a professional, Brunell played in two AFC championship games, three pro bowls and was a Super Bowl Champion with the New Orleans Saints in 2009.

Brunell was an assistant coach for Providence in 2012 when the team advanced to the state playoffs.

"Episcopal is an ideal fit for me and my family and I am excited about this new chapter in my life," Brunell said. "I look forward to this opportunity to continue to build a first rate football program at Episcopal."

Mark will begin work on campus January 14 in time to schedule opponents for the 2013 season.