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Lakeland, 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.
Bolles, Jacksonville, FL
Rogers, who earned the 400th win of his coaching career on Sept. 9, has led the team to 10 state championships.
Palm Bay, 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).
Manatee, 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.
Cocoa, 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.
Clewiston, 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.
Plant, 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).
Booker T. Washington, 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 Sports Super 25 for the first time in the school's history.