2016 Power of Influence Nominees

Association Nominee High School
Colorado High School Coaches Association Mitch Johnson Fountain-Fort Carson High School
Louisiana High School Athletic Association Lewis Cook, Jr. Notre Dame High School
Missouri Football Coaches Association John Roderique Webb City High School
New York State High School Football Coaches Tony DeMatteo Somers High School
North Carolina Football Coaches Association Jimmy Teague Reidsville High School
North Dakota High School Coaches Association Rod Okendahl Fargo Schanley High School
South Dakota Football Coaches Association Jeff VanLeur Bridgewater-Emery High School
Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association and TnFCA Bobby Sharp Lewis County High School
Texas High School Coaches Association Larry Hill Smithson Valley High School
“Coach George Smith is not only an influence on young people, but the influence is multiplied many times in the beliefs of the young people he helped mold into amazing human beings. George is an outstanding coach, but more importantly, he is an outstanding gentleman.” —Tina Jones, Principal of St. Thomas Aquinas High School