Two Blount County high school football coaches are finalists for the Tennessee Titans High School Coach of the Year award. Maryville’s George Quarles and Alcoa’s Gary Rankin made the cut after, once again, helping their teams to the state title game.
The award recognizes high school football coaches who continuosly demonstrate hard work and dedication to their football programs. The team’s regular and postseason performance is also taken into consideration.
• Scott Blade (14-0): Independence High School, Thompson’s Station
• Jeff Brothers (13-1): Nashville Christian School, Nashville
• Tony Brunetti (10-4): Pearl–Cohn High School, Nashville
• George Quarles (14-0): Maryville High School, Maryville
• Gary Rankin (13-1): Alcoa High School, Alcoa
• Cody White (11-1): Brentwood Academy, Brentwood
• Teli White (11-3): Trezevant High School, Memphis
The High School Coach of the Year award winner will be announced following the conclusion of the 2015 BlueCross Bowl, and will receive a grant in the amount of $2,000 to benefit his program.
The Titans’ High School Coach of the Year award is an extension of the team’s High School Game of the Week and Coach of the Week program. Each Coach of the Week (10 total) received a grant from the Tennessee Titans in the amount of $1,000 to benefit his school’s football program.