Indianapolis – Mike Davidson of Mishawaka Marian High School has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, presented by CenterPoint Energy, the Indianapolis Colts announced today.
Davidson was nominated and selected for the award after his Class 3A, No. 12 Knights (2-2) earned an impressive 33-0 road win at Class 4A, No. 7 New Prairie (3-1). It was the first time New Prairie has been shutout since 2011.
The following coaches were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 4:
- Region 1: Mark Peterson – Chesterton
- Region 3: Chad Zolman – Homestead
- Region 4: Jacob Mroczkiewicz – Delphi
- Region 5: Austin Colby – Kokomo
- Region 6: Jason Ward – Tri-West
- Region 7: Jayson West – Franklin Central
- Region 8:Chris Coll – Franklin
- Region 9: Luke Messmer – Mount Vernon (Posey Co.)
- Region 10: Kyle Mullins – Scottsburg
This season marks the 22nd year the Colts are recognizing outstanding high school football coaches throughout the state. Each week following a high school football weekend, one coach will be announced as the honoree.
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 the team, school and community, as well as the team's performance. The honorees are selected by a panel of football media, former athletic directors and other football representatives from across the state.
At the conclusion of the high school season, each winning coach will receive a $1,000 donation from the NFL Foundation, as well as a commemorative plaque. What's more, CenterPoint Energy will contribute an additional $1,000 to the school's athletic fund.
For more information, visit Colts.com/HighSchoolFootball.