Coaches of six teams in the Super 25 were named finalists for U.S. Army All-American Bowl Coach of the Year.
The award will be presented during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Show in San Antonio on Jan. 6, the night before the Army Bowl.
According to the selection committee, the award “honors the nation’s top high school football coach for exceptional coaching abilities and leadership skills, and acknowledges his role as a positive influence to young Americans on and off the field.”
The finalists listed in alphabetical order are: Elijah Brooks from No. 4 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.); Gabe Infante from No. 13 St. Joseph’s Prep (Philadelphia); John Lambourne from No. 12 Bingham (South Jordan, Utah); Bruce Rollinson from No. 9 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.); Kenny Sanchez from No. 1 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas); and Thomas Wilcher from No. 14 Cass Tech (Detroit).
All but Infante have completed their seasons. St. Joseph’s Prep plays for a Pennsylvania state title this weekend against Central Catholic (Pittsburgh).