Vote for the Best Coach in AL

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Cedric Lane
Birmingham, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 56,889

In 9 years he has compiled a 227-75 record, which includes the last 3 Class 5A state titles.

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J.O. Johnson
Huntsville, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 50,992

He has posted a 690-310 record in 36 seasons. He shares the record with 7 state titles.

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James Jackson
Montgomery, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 51

He has compiled a 411-77 record over the last 21 years. His team is the defending Class 6A state champion and has placed second 3 times.

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Mike Mitchell
Mars Hill Bible
Florence, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 5,019

In 6 years he has put together a 135-48 record and taken 2 teams to the Final 4. He also coached girls for 25 years and won 8 state titles.

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Raymond White
Barbour County
Clayton, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 26

He has put together a 37-year record of 731-267, which includes 3 state titles.

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Richard Robertson
Andalusia, AL
Total votes for this Coach: 39

He has a 727-351 record in 38 seasons. He won the Class 5A state title (32-4) in 1996 and finished second in 1989.

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