Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 6,818

Bob Hanna

Columbia, SC

He has a 249-158 record in 36 years at five schools. Three times his teams have come up just short, finishing second in Class 4A.

Total Votes: 265

Bobby Bentley

Duncan, SC

During his first stint at Byrnes he compiled a 108-52 record in 11 years, winning four Class 4A state titles. He again is head coach following two years in college and several more as an assistant at his old school.

Total Votes: 25,590

Dave Gutshall

Roebuck, SC

In 35 years, he has compiled a 337-114 record. Included are five state titles and four second-place finishes.

Total Votes: 166

Jackie Hayes

Dillon, SC

Over 21 years he has won three Class 2A state titles and finished second four times. His career record is 239-48.

Total Votes: 1,383

John McKissick

Summerville, SC

The living legend has won more football games than any coach at any level with an incredible 602-147-13 record during his 61-year career. The 86-year-old marvel also has won 10 state championships.

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Total Votes: 40,153

Phil Strickland

Newberry, SC

He has won five state titles (three at 4A) and placed second three times in 2A. Over 26 years he has posted a 268-83 record.

Total Votes: 3,797

Ray Stackley

Goose Creek, SC

He has posted a 258-97 record during his 28-year career, including two state titles. He now plays his home games on Ray Stackley Field

Total Votes: 6,155

Tom Knotts

Irmo, SC

He dominated in North Carolina before moving to his current job. Over 29 years he has carved out a superb 327-69 record with seven state titles and five runner-up finishes.