Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 20,807

Bill Castle

Lakeland, FL

Under Castle's direction, the team has won six 5A state titles and 18 district titles. Castle was inducted into the FHSAA Hall of Fame.

Total Votes: 1,550

Corky Rogers

Jacksonville, FL

Rogers, who earned the 400th win of his coaching career on Sept. 9, has led the team to 10 state championships.

Total Votes: 7,146

Dan Burke

Melbourne, FL

The team had only seen one playoff appearance before Burke inherited the program in 1996. Ever since, Palm Bay has been to playoffs every season. Under Burke's direction, the team has amassed 13 district and two state titles (2000 and 2002)...

Total Votes: 28,490

Joe Kinnan

Bradenton, FL

Kinnan led his alma mater to a state title two years after taking charge in 1981. Since, Manatee has won four more state championships. One of Kinnan's notable former players is Nebraska All-American quarterback Tommie Frazier.

Total Votes: 5,189

John Wilkinson

Cocoa, FL

Wilkinson has led Cocoa to three consecutive state titles (2008-10). During that stretch, he coached the team to 38 consecutive wins. In 2013, Wilkinson was inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Total Votes: 91

Pete Walker

Clewiston, FL

Formerly with Glades Day (Belle Glade, Fla.), Walker led the team to three state championships in 10 seasons before returning this season to Clewiston, his alma mater.

Total Votes: 4,221

Robert Weiner

Tampa Bay, FL

Weiner has led Plant to won four state championships since 2006. Among his notable alums: Cincinnati Bengals running back Orson Charles and collegiate standouts Aaron Murray (Georgia) and James Wilder Jr. (Florida State).

Total Votes: 546

Tim Harris

Miami, FL

A second-time coach for Booker T. Washington, Harris led the team to the 4A football title last year, when the team averaged approximately 50 points a game. In August, Booker T. Washington was ranked No. 1 in the USA TODAY High School Sport...