Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

Total Votes: 227,529

Jim Hightower

Lafayette, LA

Hightower is one of the winningest coaches in Louisiana high school football history with his record of 357-117-1. He has 21 district championships, seven state semifinal appearances and one state title.

Total Votes: 18,555

Joe Johnson

Highlands Ranch, CO

Johnson led the Grizzlies to back-to-back state titles in 2004 and 2005.

Total Votes: 7,463

John Colosimo

Draper, UT

Colosimo enters his 14th season as Juan Diego, during which he's amassed a 129-29 record and won five 3A state titles. He has an overall record of 174-104 in 26 years of coaching.

Total Votes: 165,677

Mario Trujillo

Santa Rosa, NM

The 2012 New Mexico High School Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award winner, Trujillo has claimed the last three Class AA state titles and is 42-9 in just six years with the Lions.

Total Votes: 13,629

Matt Johnson

Tucson, AZ

In nine years, Matt Johnson has posted a 69-40 record, winning the Division 2 state title in 2012 with a 13-1 record.

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Total Votes: 12,162

Phil Danaher

Corpus Christi, TX

The No. 1 active - and No. 3 overall winner - in state history with a record of 389-97-4 in 39 years. Reached the state semifinals 10 times, losing five times in the last minute.