Results for Best High School Football Coach 2013

A
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.

B
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.

C
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.

D
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.

E
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.

G
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

H
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.