Josh Edwards Of Eastern High School Named Sixth 'Coach Of The Week' For 2018

Indianapolis – Josh Edwards of Eastern High School in Greentown, Indiana has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, a program presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the Indianapolis Colts announced today.

Edwards was nominated and selected for the award after leading his Class 2A No. 14 Comets to a victory over Clinton Central, 45-0. Eastern is 6-0 for the first time since 1979.

The following coaches were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 6:

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Region 1Jeff CainWhiting
Region 2Michael CampbellJimtown
Region 3Derrick MooreFort Wayne Wayne
Region 4Pat ShanleyLafayette Jefferson
Region 6Mike GillinMooresville
Region 7Matt HenningerPerry Meridian
Region 8Darrin FisherWhiteland
Region 9Todd WilkersonHeritage Hills
Region 10Tim BlessColumbus North

The following coaches were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 6:

The 2018 season marks the 19th year the Colts are recognizing outstanding Indiana high school football coaches through this program.

All high school head coaches in the state are eligible regardless of their school size, league or division. Coaches are evaluated on various factors including the coach's impact on his team, school and community, as well as performance of the team. The honorees are selected by a panel of football media, former athletic directors and other football representatives from across the state.

Each Monday following a high school football weekend, one coach will be announced as the honoree. At the end of the high school season, each honoree will receive a $1,000 donation from the NFL Foundation, as well as a framed certificate signed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Colts general manager Chris Ballard, head coach Frank Reich and youth football commissioner Mike Prior. What's more, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will contribute an additional $1,000 to the school's athletic fund.

For more information, contact Andy Matis of Colts Youth Football at (317) 808-5322, or visit

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